Tree Identification Workshop This Thursday

Natural science educator Kevin Doran leads this workshop, to be held on Sears Island. The workshop is next in our series on Small Scale Woodland Stewardship, a collaboration of the Waldo County Soil and Water Conservation District and Maine Forest Service. Friends of Sears Island is co-sponsoring the workshop. Learn to identify a wide variety of deciduous trees and conifers present in the diverse forests of the island. Free; all are welcome. Sears Island is on Sears Island Road off Route 1 just east of Searsport. Park along the causeway and meet at the island gate kiosk by 3 p.m. Wear footwear appropriate for walking in the woods and on the beach, and clothing to protect against ticks and the weather. Bring water, a snack, and insect repellent. No pets. Steady rain cancels event; cancellations will be posted on Facebook by 2pm. FMI: waldocountysoilandwater.org or  855-884-2284.