MAY PROGRAMS, WELLS RESERVE AT LAUDHOLM | Arts & Culture
Tuesday, May 1, 8 to 9:15 am
Morning Yoga at the Wells Reserve. Increase your strength, flexibility, endurance, focus, and concentration with yoga therapist Mary A. Taylor. The group meets Tuesday mornings in Mather Auditorium. $80 for the 8-week series. Registration required. Wells Reserve at Laudholm 207-646-1555 www.wellsreserve.org
Tuesday, May 1, 6 to 8 pm
Vernal Pools Alive Night Hike. Experience twilight on the trails of the Wells Reserve, visit a vernal pool, and search for amphibian eggs and awesome insects. $7 or $15/family. Registration required. Wells Reserve at Laudholm 207-646-1555 www.wellsreserve.org
Monday, May 7, 12 to 1 pm
Resilience Thinking: Ecological Recovery in Coastal Maine. Maine's rivers, estuaries, and coastal marine ecosystems once supported abundant fish and wildlife, but centuries of human activities have resulted in population collapses that in turn have decimated fisheries. Join John Lichter, Bowdoin College's Samuel S. Butcher Associate Professor in the Natural Sciences, to discover how ecological recovery could stimulate economic activity in coastal Maine. Bring your lunch. $2 suggested donation. Wells Reserve at Laudholm 207-646-1555 www.wellsreserve.org
Tuesday, May 8, 10:30 to 11:30 am
Preschool Story Hour. Enjoy a reading of Birdsongs, then do an activity and take a short walk on Wells Reserve trails looking for birds. Free. Wells Reserve at Laudholm 207-646-1555 wellsreserve.org
Saturday, May 12, 8 am to 12 pm
International Migratory Bird Day Celebration. Celebrate the feat of bird migration, visit a bird-banding station, join a bird walk, enjoy family-friendly crafts and activities, and view raptors up close. Free.
Wells Reserve at Laudholm 207-646-1555 wellsreserve.org
Saturday/Sunday, May 12/13, 9 am to 5 pm Natural Beekeeping. Beginner and advanced beekeepers will both learn lots about sustainable beekeeping using natural techniques in this 2-day workshop with apiarist and author Ross Conrad. Conrad is past president of the Vermont Beekeepers Association, a regular contributor to Bee Culture magazine, and author of Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture. $80. Registration required at 207-730-0448 or email@example.com. Sponsored by the Shorelands Guest Resort and Apiary and the Wells Reserve.