Nature Lessons

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On the Search for Owl Pellets

MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen shares fun facts about owl pellets and tips for finding them.

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Horseshoe Crabs on MCHT’s Lane Island Preserve

Every year in late May and early June, horseshoe crabs come to mate on Lanes Island Preserve in Yarmouth and other places on the coast of Maine.

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Spring Wildflowers on MCHT Preserves

While visiting MCHT preserves earlier this spring, MCHT land steward Amanda Devine kept an eye out for Maine’s first flowers, known as “spring ephemerals” because they don’t last long.

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Explore Springtime Wetlands

MCHT Regional Steward Kirk Gentalen and his son explore ponds in Saint George, Maine, to find aquatic critters in early spring.