Cumberland Chebeague LAnd Trust


Horseshoe Crabs are coming Ashore June 4th & June 5th, 2016

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Join the Chebeague & Cumberland Land Trust and Marine Educators Carol Steingart and Alyssa Lyon 

Saturday, June 4th 10:00am-noon OR Sunday, June 5th 11:00am-1:00pm

Learn all the fun and interesting facts about the secret lives of these "living fossils" in this hands -on and kid-friendly event as the horseshoe crabs come ashore on the Cumberland Foreside. For the past 445 million years, horseshoe crabs have come up from the depths of the ocean from mid-May to mid-June to lay their green eggs on sandy beaches along the Atlantic Coast. Come witness this unique and interesting event! Please note that horseshoe crabs are completely harmless; they don't pinch, sting or bite. 


Please RSVP to Penny Asherman - Email: 

*Please include the name(s) of all attending

*Total Number attending (children/adults)

*What day you plan to come (Saturday OR Sunday)

*Email and Phone

We will confirm your registration.

Broad Cove Reserve - 179 Foreside Road, Cumberland Foreside, ME

Parking is Limited

Please carpool, walk or bike. Park along Beach Drive between the green stakes on the left. Allow 10 minutes to walk down to the beach. We suggest wearing long sleeves and pants due to brown tail moth in the area which may cause a rash.

Funding for this event is provided by the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership