2018 Lyceum Lecture Series
16th Annual Event

Maine's Amphibians and Reptiles

2018 Lyceum Brochure


Reptile Conservation and Management

Thursday, March 15, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Derek Yorks, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife


Diversity and Natural History of Maine Amphibians

Thursday, March 22, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. 

Cathy Bevier, Colby College


 Collaborative Conservation of Vernal Pools: The Maine Vernal Pool Special Area Management Plan  

Thursday, March 29, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. 

Aram Calhoun, University of Maine & Liz Hertz, Blue Sky Planning Solutions

KLT's annual Lyceum is supported by Robert, Lincoln and Gloria Ladd and Sponsored by:

Biology Department of Colby College

All talks are free and open to the public. They will take place at the Ladd Recreation Center, Gott Road, Wayne, Maine

Field Programs:


Two Field trips are planned to explore spring amphibians. 

Amphibian Field Trip at Rosmarin and Saunders Family Forest

Saturday, April 21


Vernal Pool Walk at Gott Pasture Preserve                           Saturday, April 28                                                                Wayne

Past Lyceum Programs

2017 Lyceum:  Maine Birds from Katahdin to Merrymeeting Bay..and Everywhere Else in Between, sponsored by the Augusta Birding Club,  2017 Lyceum Program Brochure


2016 Lyceum: Maine's Streams and RIvers and their Ecology, sponsored by the Nature Conservancy 2016 Lyceum Program Brochure  

Video by Norm Rodrigue © 2015





2015: The History, Geology, and Ecology of Howard Hill, 2015 Lyceum Brochure

2014: The Breeding and Foraging Habitats of Some Maine Migrants, 2014 Lyceum Brochure

2013: Maine Mammals and their Habitats, sponsored by Stantec and supported by Robert, Lincoln and Gloria Ladd 

2013 Lyceum Brochure


2012: Aquatic Biodiversity, sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and supported by Robert, Lincoln and Gloria Ladd

2012 Lyceum Brochure


2011: New England Nature Writers on the Land, sponsored by Colby College

2011 Lyceum Brochure


2010: People and the Land: Natural Resources, Natural Features, and Culture; sponsored by the Maine Geological Survey and the Geological Society of Maine

2010 Lyceum Brochure


 Master Logger and District Forester,  (Photo: Maine Forest Service)

2009: Forest Stewardship in Maine, New England, and the World: Conserving forestland for the next generation, sponsored by the Maine Forest Service

2009 Lyceum Brochure


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2008: Conservation in Maine: Learning from the Past, a View over the Next Ridge, sponsored by the Maine Community Foundation

2008 Lyceum Brochure


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2007: Wetlands Ecology & Conservation, sponsored by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

2007 Lyceum Brochure


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2006: Beyond the Boulders: Understanding the Geology and Stone Walls of Kennebec Land Trust Conservation Lands, sponsored by the Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell, ME

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2005: Landscape Painting and Conservation, sponsored by the Kennebev Valley Art Association (KVAA)

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2004: Lessons  in Ecology, Botany and History, sponsored by the Wayne Area Garden Club and the Ladd Recreation Center

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2003: Birds in our Communities, Lessons in Ecology, Ornithology and History, sponsored by a grant from the Helen and George Ladd Charitable Corporation

2003 Lyceum Brochure