BOWDOIN — A morning workshop focused on pond planning, construction and maintenance tips will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 14, at the Bowdoin Central School, 1460 Main St.

After the classroom portion, participants will walk across the street to Stoddard Pond for an interactive walk-and-talk session to discuss management practices.

The program will offer a relaxed and informal opportunity to learn about:

• new pond construction;

• maintaining an existing pond;

• planning for pond use; and


• techniques for testing water quality.

In addition, there will be a question-and-answer session for attendees with the speaking engineer.

Preregistration is required by April 27. The cost of registration is $7.50 per person or $10 per couple. Cost is $11 per person after the April 27 deadline, including same-day registration. Fee must be sent with the workshop registration form. Refunds will only be given to those who cancel before May 9.

Those requesting special accommodations should contact Jocelyn Lahey at 207-753-9400, ext. 404, or by email at [email protected] The walk-and-talk portion of the workshop is not wheelchair-accessible.

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