FOSM is very grateful to Cabela’s for hosting this season’s lectures at Cabela’s Scarborough, Maine store (100 Cabela’s Blvd.) in the Penobscot Room (to the left as you enter, across from the Café). Lectures are from 7:00 – 8:00 PM.
April 25, 2018 Dr. Bruce Thurlow, Scarborough Historical Society: Scarborough Marshlands – From Agriculture to Recreation
Learn about salt-water haying and farming in the 1800s, modes of transportation in and around the Marsh, tidal mills, and more.
May 1, 2018 Dr. Noah Perlut, Department of Environmental Studies, University of New England: The GapTracks Project
This project uses remote cameras to evaluate the rich wildlife community along the Eastern Trail and Scarborough Marsh. Come learn about our local bobcats, turkeys, short-tailed weasels and much more.
May 23, 2018 Dr. Rachel Bouvier, RBouvier Consulting: Salt-Marsh Economics
What are the economic benefits of conserving or restoring a salt marsh? How can you use those benefits to advocate for preservation? Join economist Rachel Bouvier to discuss these issues and more.
Break for the summer. See you again in September!