Judy Camuso, Commissioner, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife; Howard Lake, KLT Director; Bill Bridgeo, Augusta City Manager; Augusta Mayor Dave Rollins; and Andrew Silsby, President of Kennebec Savings Bank, will provide remarks at 4:00 p.m. at the historic Gannett treehouse overlook. Please allow plenty of time to reach the overlook from the trailheads. See schedule below:
· 3:00 p.m. Option 1, arrive at Sewall Street trailhead.
· 3:30 p.m. Option 2 & 3, arrive at Stevens Commons or Ganneston Drive trailheads. Volunteers will greet you and lead group to the overlook.
· 4:00 p.m. Remarks begin at the overlook
· 4:30 p.m. Refreshments.
· 6:04 p.m. Sunset. Please be off trail before dark.
Volunteers will greet guests at three trailheads:
Stevens Commons/Effie L. Berry Conservation Area trailhead in Hallowell: 0.6 mile walk through the Park to the overlook, group departs at 3:30 p.m. In some places the trail has rocky and uneven surfaces. Sturdy shoes recommended. The walk takes 15-20 minutes.
Sewall Street directly opposite Brooklawn Avenue: 0.8 mile walk (steep, uphill section) to the overlook, group departs at 3:00 p.m. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking.
Preference for special needs parking is on Ganneston Drive: travel to the end of Ganneston Drive, park alongside road, please be respectful of neighboring driveways. 0.4 mile walk to overlook, gentle terrain.
If you cannot attend but have questions about Howard Hill please call the KLT office at (207) 377-2848 or visit our website: www.tklt.org.
Storm Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019