ELIOT, Maine�� Join Great Works Regional Land Trust this fall and explore favorite trails with knowledgeable guides.
Hikes are scheduled most weekends through mid-November and �Wednesday Wanderings� on the first Wednesday of each month. Space is limited to 20 people so reservations are required.
On Saturday, Oct. 19, the Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit joins with Great Works for a Tatnic Hill history hike led by Joe Hardy from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hardy is the author of two books about the area, �Settlement & Abandonment on Tatnic Hill, An Eclectic History of Wells, Maine� and �History of a Maine Little River.�
Mary Mazur of Coyote Club Wildlife Education will share her experience identifying animals at Savage Wildlife Preserve through the clues they leave behind Sunday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon. This 26-acre preserve is on the South Berwick/Eliot line between Route 101 and the Salmon Falls River.
On Sunday, Oct. 27, Great Works invites all to celebrate completion of the new parking area and trail access for Orris Falls Conservation Area at 551 Emery�s Bridge Road in South Berwick.
The Wednesday Wandering Nov. 6 will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at Grover-Herrick preserve in North Berwick. This easy trail passes through beech woods to Bauneg Beg Lake and the headwaters of the Great Works River.
For those seeking a longer trek, the Three Hills Hike on Mt. Agamenticus will be held Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and cover seven miles of moderate terrain.
The Nov. 17 hike from 10 to 1 p.m. will be at the Rocky Hills Preserve in South Berwick and the York Pond area of Eliot.
The final Wednesday Wandering for 2019 will be at Kenyon Hill Preserve in South Berwick Dec. 4 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. This preserve is a treat to explore when the leaves have fallen as the granite ledges are even more impressive.
Great Works Regional Land Trust is a nonprofit organization founded in 1986 to provide conservation options to landowners in Eliot, South Berwick, Berwick, North Berwick, Ogunquit and Wells.
To reserve a spot on the hikes, call the Great Works at (207) 646-3604 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.gwrlt.org or call the office. All hikes are open to the public and free of charge to land trust members. A $5 donation per person or $10 donation per family is suggested for non-members.