Join us for KLT’s July blueberry informational talk at the Davidson Nature Preserve in Vassalboro. At 10:00 a.m., University of Maine Cooperative Extension Blueberry Specialist David Yarborough will lead a walk through the Davidson fields and discuss techniques for maintaining wild blueberry fields and the history of wild blueberries in Maine. Theresa Kerchner, Executive Director and Preserve steward Betsy Poulin will highlight upcoming stewardship projects at the Preserve.
After the walk, everyone is welcome to stay for hiking with an optional nature scavenger hunt. Feel free to pack a picnic lunch. All ages welcome! Rain date: Sunday, July 31.
Directions: From Augusta or Waterville take Route 201 to Vassalboro. Turn east on Bog Road for approximately 2.2 miles to the intersection with Taber Hill Road. Turn north (left) on Taber Hill Road for approximately 1 mile. Look for the KLT sign, parking lot, and sign-in box on the left (west) side of Taber Hill Road, just before Hussey Hill Road.