Local Students Pitch in at Seaduck Point Preserve
For the last couple of years MCHT land steward Deirdre Whitehead has been dedicated to building community relations while developing the Seaduck Point Preserve on Beals Island. Those efforts recently culminated in several successful field trips and beach cleanups with the Beals Island school.
Deirdre led the enthusiastic groups down the newly established trail, taking time along the way to point out and discuss the many varieties of moss and lichen which thrive throughout the preserve.
These same intrepid explorers also helped fill and dispose of more than 16 bags of trash collected from the beach. The youngest group spanned from pre-k to fourth grade with the four four-year-olds in attendance successfully completing the one-mile trek from school yard to beach.
More Stories from the Coast
Bailey Bowden, from Penobscot, Maine, brings numerous talents and skills to his role at River Monitor for the Bagaduce
The Boothbay Regional Land Trust and Maine Coast Heritage Trust provided me with an opportunity to live and work in ways that I could have never dreamed.
On this particular August day, we collected 860 pounds of plastic buoys, rope, and trash, From (only two) packed boatloads.
When Intern Kayla learned she was moving to Downeast Maine for the summer, she worried about what she was going to do all summer. What she didn’t know then was how memorable her summer with Downeast Salmon Federation would be!
2023 MCHT Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Intern Joshua Berry spends his summer at Western Foothills Land Trust.