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Women’s Nature Walk Fridays

All walks are guided and lead by Amy Witt,
a professional Horticulturist and Naturalist.
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Friday, April 19, 2024
9:00 – 11:00AM
Location: Saco Heath, Saco, ME
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Let’s explore Spring’s colorful emergence in this unique peat bog’s variety of plants (including Labrador Tea, Leatherleaf, Pitcher Plant, Cranberry, Atlantic White Cedar) and natural communities.

Saco Heath is the southernmost example of this type of peat bog and the only place where Atlantic White Cedar grows on a northern raised bog.

All guided walks are led by Amy Witt, a professional horticulturist and naturalist.

COST is $5 (pay when we meet).

** The walks are not designed to include dogs.

Other Nature Walks

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All walks are guided and lead by Amy Witt,
a professional Horticulturist + Naturalist.

** Walks ARE NOT designed to include dogs.

Spring Wildflower Walks

Did you know that Jack in the Pulpits can change their sex? Or that a Trout Lily has spotted leaves that resemble trout? Curious to learn more about the wildflowers and trees that make their home in the Maine woods?

Each walk will incorporate plant folklore, identification, and the gifts each plant has to share.

Millbrook Preserve

Thursday, May 15, 2024
5:30 – 7:30PM
Location: Millbrook Preserve, Methodist Road + Route 302, Westbrook
Register

This walk will take place at Millbrook Preserve. We will meet at the northern trailhead located at the intersection of Methodist Road and Route 302 in Westbrook.

Fuller Farm

Thursday, May 16, 2024
5:30 – 7:30PM
Location: Fuller Farm Preserve, Scarborough
Register

This walk will take place at Scarborough’s Fuller Farm Preserve, 309 Broadturn Road

Tannery Brook Preserve

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
(Rain Date 5/23)
5:30 – 7:30PM
Location: Tannery Brook Preserve, Gorham
Register

This walk will take place at Tannery Brook Preserve. We will meet at the trailhead on Wentworth Drive.

Great Pond

Saturday, June 1, 2024
(Rain Date 6/2)
9:00 – 11:30AM
Location: Great Pond, Cape Elizabeth
Register

This walk will take place on the trails at Great Pond. We will meet at the trailhead on Fenway Road).

Classes + Programs

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Landscaping 101 – A Mini Course for Beginners
(3 Session Class)

Wednesdays, April 24, May 1 + 8, 2024
6:30 – 8:30PM
Location: Scarborough High School, 11 Municipal Drive
Register

Tuesdays, May 7 – 21, 2024
6:30 – 8:30PM
Location: Gorham Middle School, 106 Weeks Road
Register

Are you a do-it-yourselfer who wants to give your yard a simple makeover or design a new garden?

Do you need to add curb appeal to the house you are getting ready to put on the market?

Or do you simply want to enjoy enhanced beauty in your backyard?

Whatever your final goal, knowing some basic landscape design techniques will make it easier for you.

Learn how to assess your needs, evaluate your site, come up with a plan, and select the right plants.

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Make Your Yard a Pollinator Paradise!

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
6:30 – 8:30PM

Location: Cape Elizabeth Community Services, 320 Ocean House Road
Register

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
6:30 – 8:30PM
Location: Westbrook Adult Education, 125 Stroudwater Street
Register

Pollinators have suffered greatly from habitat loss, pesticide use, and the spread of invasive plant species. As a result, planting a pollinator garden is more important now than ever.

Even a small garden can make a huge difference.

Learn how to create a landscape that supports pollinators including butterflies, bees, moths, and hummingbirds with plants that serve as host plants and provide nectar and pollen throughout the growing season.