WATERFORD – A Conservation Forestry Field Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at the McWain Hill Road.
Participants will learn how to better manage woods for water quality, carbon sequestration and wildlife.
The field day is being sponsored by the American Forestry Foundation in local partnership with Small Woodlot Owners of Maine, the Natural Resources Council of Maine, Maine Natural Resource Conservation Services, the Portland Water District and the Greater Lovell, Loon Echo and Western Foothills Land Trusts.
Those attending will walk through Bart and Mary Ann Hague’s 350-acre easement on the Crooked River with a variety of natural resource and forestry experts who will address managing lands for landscape values, water quality, biodiversity, wildlife, cost-share opportunities and ecosystem services marketplaces.
A $10 registration is requested, and lunch will be provided. For additional information and to register, call 739-2124 or e-mail [email protected]

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