Forestry Walk and Talk Aug. 11 in Jefferson

Sat, 07/24/2021 - 8:15am

Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District, in partnership with the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), is hosting a Forestry Walk and Talk on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at Midcoast Conservancy’s Hidden Valley Nature Center located at 131 Egypt Road in Jefferson from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

We will discuss forest, water, and wildlife habitat best practices. Technical and financial assistance to implement these practices will be reviewed while walking the property. Emphasis will be on maintaining, protecting, and enhancing habitat, soil and water quality to improve water quality in the Sheepscot River watershed and subwatershed areas.

Presenters include: Peter Abello, district conservationist at NRCS-USDA; Barrie Brusila, forester with Mid-Maine Forestry; Joseph Roy, wildlife biologist Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife; and representatives from Midcoast Conservancy. This program is free to the public. Space is limited, and prior registration is required by August 9th. For more information or to register, check out our website at or call the District office at 596-2040 or email