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May 25

Bird Walk at Erickson Fields

Saturday, May 25 –

Event Time: 8:00 - 10:00am

Erickson Fields Preserve
164 West Street, Rockport

MCHT Steward & Naturalist, Kirk Gentalen invites the public to join him on a guided bird walk at Erickson Fields Preserve. From 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., Kirk will lead a group around MCHT’s Teen Ag garden and through the woods to search for migratory songbirds – warblers, thrushes, vireos, sparrows – and discover what other feathered creatures inhabit the preserve. Over the last 25 years, Kirk has worked as a naturalist in 13 states and has led birding trips as far away as Alaska, California, and Georgia. Locally he has led trips for Mid-coast and National Audubon Societies, Down East and Acadia birding festivals as well as “Thursday morning bird walks” on Vinalhaven Island. Kirk Gentalen is Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s steward/naturalist for Vinalhaven Island where he also edits the “Vinalhaven sightings report” summary blog of natural history sightings from around Vinalhaven. The walk is free and open to levels of experience. For more information about the walk, call MCHT’s Aldermere Farm office at 236-2739 or email jalbury@mcht.org.
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About Aldermere Farm

70 Russell Avenue
Rockport, ME 04856
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(207) 236-2739


A 136-acre conserved, saltwater farm maintained as a working Belted Gallaway cattle farm and education center owned by Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization Visitors Center opens in summer, farm property only open for events and programs. Beef retail sales available year round Monday-Friday at the farm office located at 70 Russell Avenue. Farm is between Rockport and Camden. 207-236-2739, www.aldermere.org, www.mcht.org.


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