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Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Drive
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
207-782-2302

July 2017

LA Community Forest Board Tree ID Event

July 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sherwood Forest, Sherwood Drive
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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Join the L/A Community Forest Board led by Certified Forester Dave Griswold and former Science Teacher/ALT Steward Rick Shea on the Sherwood Forest Trail Saturday, July 22 from 9-11am. All attendees will receive a map of the trails and a common tree identification/interesting features handout. We will travel the half-mile white trail and if time allows we will also visit the pond on the red trail. You will then be equipped with the information to return with friends and family and share your new…

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June 2018

National Trails Day – Celebrating Land Stewards!

June 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sherwood Forest, Sherwood Drive
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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ALT protects roughly 5,000 acres of forest and farmland and over ten miles of Androscoggin Riverfront, and we couldn’t do it without the dedicated work of our volunteer stewards!  On National Trails Day, we would like to show our appreciation to the volunteer stewards who, over the years, have helped ALT maintain its high standard in land protection. We'll enjoy breakfast at the outdoor classroom at Sherwood Forest Conservation Area, and we'll also celebrating the recent installation of new signage on this trail system - scheduled…

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January 2019

Snowshoe Hikes at Sherwood Conservation Area for Auburn Winterfest

January 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sherwood Forest, Sherwood Drive
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
Free
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Join Maine Master Naturalists and long-time ALT volunteers, Paula Curtis Everett and Michael Everett, on one of several family-friendly snowshoe hikes at ALT conserved property, Sherwood Forest Conservation Area behind Sherwood Heights Elementary School in Auburn. Paula will lead several hikes on the White Trail trail (.3 miles) in approximately 30 min intervals starting at 11AM.   For hikers interested in going out solo on the additional 2 miles of trails, see this trail map and rules: https://androscogginlandtrust.org/land-projects/sherwood-forest-conservation-area/ These showshoe hikes are part of an…

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April 2019

Earth Day Trails Clean Up 2019

April 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sherwood Forest, Sherwood Drive
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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**ALT Trail Project as part of Earth Day event Cancelled** The forecast over the next couple of days is not favorable for trail work conditions. In the interest of being good trail stewards we do not want to be tromping through wet muddy trails and impacting the terrain :)Therefore, we are cancelling with plans to reschedule TBD, depending on the extended forecast. PLEASE NOTE: the larger community event organized by UMVA Lewiston-Auburn and the Downtown Lewiston Arts District is being rescheduled…

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July 2019

Explore ALT Nature Walk: Sherwood Forest Conservation Area

July 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sherwood Forest, Sherwood Drive
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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Join us on a Saturday morning in July for the second in a series of Explore ALT Nature Walks! This event will be at Sherwood Forest Conservation Area led by Maine Master Naturalists, Travis Sparks and Marygrace Barber. The focus of this walk on the just over 2 miles of trails at Sherwood is Natural Communities and Ferns. Natural Communities are groups of plants and animals that occur together based on soil types, water availability, light exposure, and other ecological…

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May 2020

Canceled: Explore ALT Nature Walk – Sherwood Forest

May 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sherwood Forest, Sherwood Drive
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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This ALT nature walk has been canceled so we can adhere to public health guidelines that help keep our communities safe.  We are watching closely for updated guidance around events from public health experts, government officials, and industry leaders, and will be reassessing future event plans as they get closer.  Thank you for your patience and understanding. In the meantime, please visit our Trail Maps page to find a place and for guidance on how to explore the outdoors on…

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September 2021

Explore ALT Nature Walk: Sherwood Forest

September 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sherwood Forest, Sherwood Drive
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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Join us for a walk - part of a series of Explore ALT Nature Walks.  This event will be at the Sherwood Forest Conservation Area in Auburn led by Maine Master Naturalist, Travis Sparks. The focus of this walk will be Ferns. About Explore ALT Nature Walks: Free, guided adventures at Androscoggin Land Trust conservation areas. Led by trained Maine Master Naturalists and other volunteer leaders, these walks are a great chance to learn more about the natural world and…

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January 2022

Snowshoe Hike at Sherwood Conservation Area for Auburn Winterfest

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sherwood Forest, Sherwood Drive
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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Join the Auburn Conservation Commission, ALT volunteers and staff on one of several family-friendly snowshoe hikes at ALT conserved property, Sherwood Forest Conservation Area behind Sherwood Heights Elementary School in Auburn. Several hikes on the White Trail trail will be led (.3 miles) in approximately 30 min intervals starting at 11AM. For hikers interested in going out solo on the additional 2 miles of trails, see this trail map and rules: https://androscogginlandtrust.org/.../sherwood-forest.../ This showshoe hike is part of an Auburn Winterfest…

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