Coastal Mountains Nature Program Hike: Insect Bonanza

BELFAST – The Coastal Mountains Nature program presents Insect Bonanza on Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Head of Tide Preserve in Belfast.

The popular Coastal Mountains Nature Program is a series of monthly walks and lectures led by naturalists exploring the natural history of Midcoast Maine.

This is a joint field trip with the Maine Entomological Society to explore and learn about the insects of the Head of Tide Preserve. This reserve has an exceptional insect diversity, combining fields, woods and a riparian (river) environment.

Dr. Kathy Murray, a retired pest control specialist with the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, will lead the field visit, assisted by other MES members, including Roger Rittmaster, member of the Land Trust Board of Trustees. Meet at the Head of Tide Preserve on Doak Road in Belfast.

Directions: Heading North on Route 1, take the exit for Routes 7 and 137. At the stop sign, turn left onto Waldo Avenue. Turn right onto Doak Road. The parking area is on Doak Road, immediately after Doak’s Machine Shop.

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