February 2022

Wednesday Wandering: Checkerberry Trail Snowshoe/Hike
Wednesday, February 2
10:00 am
Orris Falls Conservation Area - Emery's Bridge Road Entrance
551 Emery's Bridge Rd, South Berwick

Meet at the parking area for Orris Falls Conservation Area on Emery’s Bridge Rd. and explore this new wooded trail that connects Orris Falls Conservation Area to the Mount A trail network. Snowshoes or walking shoes recommended. Hike from 10am – noon. Reservations required. To sign up emaiI:  info@gwrlt.org or call 207-646-3604. Read more

Orris Falls Snowshoe/Hike
Saturday, February 5
10:00 am
Orris Falls Conservaiton Area
551 Emery's Bridge Rd, South Berwick

The unique geology and natural history of the Tatnic region of Wells and South Berwick have resulted in unusual features, such as Baker’s Oven (accessible only when the marsh is frozen), that have been the subject of folklore. The group will also visit Orris Falls, the “Big Bump” and Balancing Rock. Hike is 10am-1pm. Reservations… Read more

Goodwin Forest Snowshoe/Hike
Saturday, February 12
10:00 am
Goodwin Forest
870 Goodwin Rd, Eliot

Enjoy this wooded trail and tour the new trail extension loop across Shorey’s Brook. A mix of hard and softwood forest. Hike is 10am-noon. Reservations required. To sign up emaiI:  info@gwrlt.org or call 207-646-3604. Read more

Register here for GWRLT’s Annual Meeting 2/17
Thursday, February 17
7:00 pm
Virtual

Join GWRLT for the 2022 Annual Meeting, Virtual. Register for the Meeting 2022 Change Summary 2022 Bylaws Revision – Mark Up 2022 Bylaws Revision – Clean Copy Annual Meeting Speaker: Aram Calhoun, PHD Vernal Pool Conservation in and Era of Climate Change  Professor of Wetland Ecology, Department of Wildlife Ecology, Fisheries & Conservation Biology, University… Read more

Beaver Dam Heath Snowshoe/Hike
Saturday, February 19
10:00 am
Grants Meadow at Beaver Dam Heath
Diamond Hill Road, Berwick/North Berwick

Explore the frozen beauty of this rare Atlantic White Cedar swamp and learn more about the natural history of this unique and biologically significant region. This trek requires excellent frozen conditions – do check with us. Hike is 10am-noon. Reservations required. To sign up emaiI:  info@gwrlt.org or call 207-646-3604. Read more

Big Night Family Program
Wednesday, February 23
10:30 am
South Berwick Public Library
27 Young Street, South Berwick

A family story-time followed by some music making and art-making, around the theme of vernal pools. Masks are required. Reservations required, link to the South Berwick Public Library page here.   Read more

Rocky Hills XC Ski/Snowshoe/Hike
Saturday, February 26
10:00 am
Rocky Hills Preserve
Punkintown Rd, South Berwick

Explore this extensive trail network that connects with Eliot town lands by snow shoe, XC ski, or hiking boots. Features include an old granite quarry, views of Bartletts Mill Pond, historic Punkintown grave site, and York Pond. Outing is 10am-1pm. Reservations required. To sign up emaiI:  info@gwrlt.org or call 207-646-3604. Read more

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