Summer Outside 2011


The FOMB Summer Outside! Series is the warm weather counterpart to FOMB’s popular Winter Speaker Series. Events are usually free and are open to the public.
Upcoming Events

June 25 -- Paddle Palmer Pond: Paddle and explore the secret still waters of the FOMB-owned pond in Dresden. Dresden, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Ed Friedman, 666-3372.

July 16 -- Exploring Swan Island: Come walk Swan Island as we learn its role in native and colonial history. $8 access fee person. Richmond, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Jay Robbins, 737-2239.

July 23 -- Paddle Bowdoinham to Merrymeeting Bay: Paddle down the Cathance River out into Merrymeeting Bay. Leg 4 of the Cathance River Kayak Series with AMC and other organizations. Bowdoinham, TBA, Michelle Moody, 319-7355.  

August 10 -- Walking History’s Footsteps Observe a professional archaeological dig and take a guided walk on Thwings Point. Woolwich, 1:00 – 3:00pm, Ed Friedman, 666-3372.

August 21 -- Exploring the Houdlette Conservation Project: Combine an ecological and archaeological tour of FOMB’s most recent protected property with Andy Cutko, Maine Natural Areas Program, and Art Spiess, Maine Historic Preservation Commission. Dresden, 12:00-2:00 pm, Andy Cutko, 666-3162.

September 10 -- Nature in the Garden: Learn how to bring wildflowers and the natural world into your garden. Bowdoinham, 4:00-6:00 pm, Andrew Fiori, 666-8419.

Separate from the Outside Series, FOMB will also be conducting an archaeological dig/field school at Thwings Pt.(founding site of the first European government on the Bay) in Woolwich the week of August 8th. Contact Ed Friedman at 666-3372.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. To register for a program or for questions, please call the contact number for each individual trip.

PADDLERS PLEASE NOTE: Participants must bring own boat and possess at least intermediate paddling skills. PFDs required.


*Participants attend at their own risk.

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