It is nesting season! Bobolink Walk and Talk events for June

Photo by Laura Suomi-Lecker, bobolink male

Here are two exciting opportunities to see, hear and learn about one of Maine’s most iconic grassland birds.

Damariscotta – Thursday, June 15th, at 9 A.M.

Come enjoy the birds!  You are invited to take a guided morning walk through a beautiful bobolink habitat that is now being managed for nesting grassland birds at Damariscotta River Association’s (DRA) Great Salt Bay Farm.  Walk will be lead by DRA’s Jesse Ferreria, and Laura Suomi-Lecker, manager of  the Somerset County Soil and Water Conservation District’s grassland bird Agricultural Allies program on June 15 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  Press Release – Nesting Grassland Bird Walk with DRA.

South Thomaston – Friday, June 16th, at 10 A.M.

The public is invited to take a walk through a thriving bobolink habitat recently protected by Georges River Land Trust! Laura Suomi-Lecker, Technical Director for Somerset County Soil and Water Conservation District, and Education and Outreach Coordinator for Avian Haven Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, will join the Land Trust on Friday, June 16 at 10 a.m. in South Thomaston to discuss the needs and issues facing grassland birds and best management practices to help them.  Press Release – GLT Grassland Bird Walk



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