Join us at Chebeague Island’s Deer Point to explore Maine’s Rocky Coast.
This nature walk will be scheduled for a 9:00 am start due to the Chebeague Transportation Company’s ferry schedule. Mainland participants will take the bus from the CTC parking lot at 7:45 am and board the 8:15 ferry to the island. Transportation to the trailhead at Deer Point will be provided, and participants will be back to the ferry to depart on the noon boat.
With a strip of gray ledge separating its thatch of dark spruce from the ocean, Deer Point is reminiscent of a typical downeast Maine island. It is a wild place, exposed to the open ocean, and it has been a favorite spot for picnics for generations. Thanks to the generosity of its owner this spot will stay in its wild and scenic condition and be accessible to the public forever.
Curriculum: Maine’s Rocky Coast
Naturalist: Caitlin Gerber
July 24, 2019 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer Leader: Carrie Ridgeway & Caitlin Gerber
Location: Deer Point
Directions/Parking: See above
Rain or Shine | No Cost Event | All Ages Welcome
Get Out! Nature Walks
These Get Out! Nature Walks are led by trained master naturalists and skilled volunteers. They occur on the fourth Wednesday of the month (unless indicated otherwise), rain, snow, or shine. Jointly offered by both CCLT and the Royal River Conservation Trust, the walks take place at preserves in the towns of Chebeague Island, Cumberland, Yarmouth, North Yarmouth, Pownal, New Gloucester, Durham, and anywhere else we decide to roam. Check out the RRCT Facebook or CCLT Facebook page or Email Us for specifics and updates.
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