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Saturday, October 08, 2016
Keay Brook Preserve Hike (10:00 am - 12:00 - noon)


Image by Kate Wilcox

Keay Brook Preserve Hike

Saturday, October 8, 10 - noon

251 Hubbard Rd, Berwick ME

Join Board President Michael Wright, as he leads hikers along the Salmon Falls River to the Keay Brook Estuary. Admire an old bridge, beaver activity, and migrating birds on this scenic river walk.

Call 207-646-3604 or email for reservations. Free for members, recommended $5 donation for non-members.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Brooks Farm Hike (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)


Finding Fall Color on Brooks Farm

Wednesday Wandering Series

Wednesday, October 12, 3-5pm
School Street, Berwick ME

Join Board Member Tin Smith, as he leads hikers across the sweeping meadows of Brooks Farm. This farm truly captures the splendor of fall and from some vantage points Mount A can be seen.

*We will be offering an optional extension of the walk that will provide hikers with the opportunity to walk to the brook along the back of the property, hikers will walk along the boundary line.

Parking will be in the back parking lot of York Hospital, Berwick: 4 Dana Drive, Berwick

Call 207-646-3604 or email for reservations. Free for members, recommended $5 donation for non-members.

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Saturday, October 15, 2016
Perkinstown Commons, Wells (10:00 am - 12:00 - noon)
Perkinstown Commons Hike
Saturday, October 15th , 10 - noon

Perkinstown Commons in Wells/North Berwick

The town of Wells, owner with Great Works as conservation easement holder, has developed trails and a management plan of the 280-acre preserve. Markus Diebolt of the Wells Conservation Commission will lead the walk through the fall foliage, including a visit to the portion of the preserve that was cut for New England cottontail habitat.

288 acres in Wells and North Berwick were formerly known as the “Granite State Gas” lands. The town of Wells now owns the property (with Great Works Regional Land Trust as conservation easement holder) and is developing a trail and management plan. In the meantime, Great Works is offering a hike along the slightly rolling woods roads of this significant parcel.

RSVP as numbers are limited. $5 donation ($10/family) suggested for non-members. For directions and to register: 207-646-3604,


Meet at the cul de sac at the end of Thompson Street, off of Perry Oliver Road.


Link to Google map.


Read more about the conservation of this land...


Perkins Brook

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Saturday, October 22, 2016
Hike Tatnic Hill With Joe Hardy (10:00 am - 12:00 - noon)

Tatnic Hill History Hike with local author
Saturday, October 22, 10 am - noon


Joe Hardy, author of Settlement & Abandonment on Tatnic Hill: An Eclectic History of Wells, Maine 1600-1900, will lead this popular tour of the former settlement and conserved lands on Tatnic Hill, including a side trip to Mordan's Cave, one of the "Wonders of Tatnic."

Meet at the intersection of Hill Road and Tatnic Road in Wells. (Do not try to come from the north, Hill Road is not a through road!) Look for the "Hike Today" sign. This is not a strenuous hike, though the trail is rough in spots. No raindate.

Email or call 207-646-3604 to reserve a spot. Free to Great Works members, $5/$10 family suggested donation for non-members.

Day of Hike #207-266-9926

Link to Google map.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016
York Pond Area: Rocky Hills & Punkintown (9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

October 23, Sunday, 9 am - 1 pm

Rocky Hills/Punkintown Hike
in the York Pond Region


Included in Forest Works! October Take to the Woods outings,

This will be an adventure! With member Jack Kareckas as guide, we’ll follow our noses along historic Punkintown Road to Swazey Hill, Bartlett Mill Pond and York Pond.

We’ll also check out the 100-acre Rocky Hills parcel owned by Great Works, which has been recently harvested in accordance with good timber management practices. We will take a look at the results of the forest management cut. Included in Forest Works! October Take to the Woods outings,

The hike will begin with a look at the results of a forest management cut a few years back.

The Land Trust has been working in the York Pond region for over 20 years, and with the holdings of Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, the Nature Conservancy, and Eliot's Town Forest, over 500 acres have been protected.

Meet in the upper parking area behind Brixham Danceworks off of Route 236. Look for the "Hike Today" sign.

Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 207-646-3604 to reserve a spot. Free to Great Works members, $5/$10 family suggested donation for non-members.

Day of hike contact: 207-261-9015

Link to Google map

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Orris Falls Conservation Area (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Orris Falls Conservation Area Hike

Wednesday, October 26, 3 - 5pm

Wednesday Wandering

Explore the wonders of Orris Falls Conservation Area in South Berwick during the fall. This walk will be focusing on the the recent changes to the beaver wetlands, visiting LaChance Point and Orris Falls.

Link to maps.

Directions to Thurrell Road trailhead (at a gated woods road, with parking for two cars):

From S. Berwick: Heading east on Rte. 4, bear right onto Agamenticus Rd.. At Emery’s Bridge Road, stay left on Knights Pond Rd. for 4 miles. Bear right onto Hooper Sands Rd. for .25 mile. Left onto Great Hill Rd. to end, then left onto Thurrell Rd.. 0.9 mile on the right is the trailhead.

From N. Berwick, go 1.9 miles south from the railroad tracks (Lower Main St. becomes Boyd’s Corner Rd.) then right on Thurrell Rd. for 0.9 miles to trailhead on left.

From Ogunquit, take Berwick Rd. as it becomes Ogunquit Rd. and then Boyd’s Corner Rd., a total of 6.8 miles, then go left on Thurrell Rd. for 0 .9 miles to trailhead on left.

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Friday, October 28, 2016
Fungi ID With Mousam Valley Mushrooms (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)


Fungi ID with Mousam Valley Mushrooms

Wednesday, September 28, 3-5pm

Negutaquet Conservation Area
219 Lebanon Road, North Berwick

Another Fungi ID walk for the season!

Join Emma Sharood of Mousam Valley Mushrooms, as she leads us on a foraging walk of Negutaquet Conservation Area. Emma is the marketing director and a Myco Farmer for Mousam Valley Mushrooms, a family owned business in Springvale, Maine. Emma's extensive knowledge of mushrooms is impressive. She understands not just how to find them, but also how to grow them!

Reservations required. Free to land trust members, suggested donation of $5 or $10/family for non-members. Day of contact: 207-266-9926

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Sunday, October 30, 2016
Kenyon Hill Hike (10:00 am - 12:00 - noon)

Tour Kenyon Hill

Ogunquit Road, South Berwick
Sunday, October 30, 10am - noon
Great Works' Kenyon Hill property in South Berwick is a 112-acre preserve with some dramatic ledges. Ogunquit Board member Doug Mayer will guide us on the trail loop, with a side excursion to the Ogunquit River.
Directions: The Kenyon Hill Preserve is located in the southwest corner of Bennett Lot and Ogunquit Roads in South Berwick. A small parking area off of Ogunquit Road is 4 miles from Route One in Ogunquit (Berwick Road) and 1 mile from Emery's Bridge Road. Extra parking along Bennett Lot Road.
Look for the "Hike Today" sign. Day-of-hike phone number: 207-251-9015

Hikes are free to Great Works members, with a $5 suggested donation for non-members ($10/family). We encourage you to sign up ahead of time as numbers are limited. It is a good idea to check the website the day before the hike to see if anything has changed, and for suggested footgear.

To reserve a spot and for more information, visit the website, call Great Works at (207)646-3604 or  email us.

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