Thursday, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Skoog Park at 8 a.m.
Each Thursday this summer, VLT will offer a bird walk with a local, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic birder. They will show you where to find the most interesting birds, and tips on how to identify them. Bring binoculars if you have them. Expect uneven terrain, but it should be generally fine for most walkers. Meet at Skoog Park to venture out to a preserve.
Free, all are welcome.
August 8, 8:15 a.m.
Meet at the Ferry Dock
Take a boat ride to Hurricane Island, former granite quarrying town, now gone. Explore the former town site and learn about its history, hike around the island, and take part in a presentation by the Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership about their programs in science and education.Uneven Terrain. Children under 12 must bring a life jacket. Bring your own water bottles. Please do not park at the ferry terminal, park at the town wharf or the VLT parking lot. $10 donation requested to support VLT.
August 13, Tuesday, 9 a.m.
Join VLT steward, Kerry Hardy for 2-3 hours of trail maintenance, pushing back brush, installing signage, and accomplishing other tasks. Experience and tools are a great addition to these monthly expeditions, but a willingness to help is best of all. Meet at Skoog Park and carpool to a preserve. Wear appropriate clothing (long sleeves and long pants) hiking boots, and bug repellent.
Vinalhaven Land Trust promotes the conservation and appreciation of our island's significant plant and wildlife habitat, our water resources, and scenic or traditionally valued spaces in order to preserve the character of the community for generations to come.
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When the flag is up, visitors are welcome in the office to peruse the many maps of island ecology and visit the Al and Hilary Creighton Resource Room. Located at Skoog Park, .2 miles from the ferry terminal.
12 Skoog Park Rd, Vinalhaven, Maine 04863, United States