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Walks, Talks & Workshops

August 2019

Member Gathering in Round Pond

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Round Pond, ME Round Pond, ME United States + Google Map

Mingle with other Wild Seed Project members at an evening potluck hosted by Margot and Ned Thompson at their shoreside property in Round Pond, ME. Along a rocky shore looking out to Maine Audubon’s Hog Island with a backdrop of deciduous woodlands, this is a spectacular site to gather around our community meal with others passionate about the work of WSP.

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Robert P. Tristram Coffin Wildflower Sanctuary Native Plant Walk with Heather McCargo

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Robert P. Tristram Coffin Wildflower Sanctuary Woolwich, ME 04579 United States + Google Map
$23 – $28

This beautiful woodland sanctuary reaching down to Merrymeeting Bay is home to many interesting native forest plants as well as some rare salt marsh species long the the shore. Come learn about these interesting native plants and enjoy the beauty of our native landscape.

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Native Plantings at the Fort Williams Park Children’s Garden

August 27 @ 4:00 pm
Fort Williams Park, 1000 Shore Rd
Cape Elizabeth, ME
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$10

The children’s garden at Fort Williams Park is a dynamic play area planted with a wide variety of native plants. Tour the garden with Heather McCargo, WSP Founder, and get inspired to plant more natives in your yard, park, or play ground. Make sure to register to reserve a spot!

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September 2019

Fort Williams Park Cliff Trail – Restoring the Ecology of a Park

September 12 @ 4:30 pm
Fort Williams Park, 1000 Shore Rd
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107 United States
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$10

Join James McCain for a walk to view the progress made to remove invasive species and restore native plant communities to this popular trail along the cliffs at Fort Williams Park. James is the former executive director and ecology project manager of the park and wrote about this restoration project in this years volume of Wild Seed. Andrea Southworth, the new project manager will be joining the walk for a beautiful and interactive look at the amazing transformation of a landscape overrun with invasive species and now returning native. Meet in front of the interpretive panel near the north end of the Cliff Walk.  

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MOFGA’s Common Ground Country Fair

September 20 @ 9:00 am - September 22 @ 6:00 pm
Common Ground Fair, 294 Crosby Brook Rd,
Unity, ME 04988 United States
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Free – $15

Come visit the Wild Seed Project table at the Common Ground Fair between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm each day! Wild Seed Project will be there all day each day to chat about native plants, so come by and meet other native plant lovers! We’ll have our seeds, magazines, WSP t-shirts, hats, yard signs, and aprons for sale, too.

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