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Brown Bag: Thoreau’s Journeys in The Maine Woods

July 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

FREE

The Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail consists of traditional Wabanaki canoe routes and portages in Maine’s Kennebec and Penobscot River drainages over which Henry David Thoreau traveled in his three excursions into the Maine Woods, his last two with Penobscot Indian guides.

Join us July 20, 2017 as Paul Johnson highlights the places where Thoreau traveled, and some of the plants and animals that he observed, many of which can be seen today just as Thoreau saw them more than 150 years ago.

Paul Johnson is a member of Maine Woods Forever, an all volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the legacy of Maine’s forests and woodlands. Prior to retiring in 2005 Paul worked as a fishery biologist for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife in the Moosehead Lake region. There he had the opportunity to become familiar with the woods and waters visited by Thoreau.

Brown Bag lectures are free and open to the public in Moore Auditorium on the Institute campus.

The third quarter Brown Bag Lecture Series are sponsored by The Winter Harbor Agency; Brown, Holmes & Milliken Agency; Schoodic Insurance Services; Lynam Insurance Agency; and Lynam Real Estate.

Organizer

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park
Phone:
207-288-1310
Email:
info@schoodicinstitute.org
Website:
www.schoodicinstitute.org

Venue

Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park
Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Phone:
207-288-1310
Website:
www.schoodicinstitute.org