Reading the Forested Landscape - Photo Courtesy of Pineland Farms

Reading the Forested Landscape

Have you ever wondered how old the trees and forests that surround you are or what the land you are standing on was used for in the past? How could you find out? Join Shane Duigan, District Forester from the Maine Forest Service, to learn how to read the clues in the landscape!

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Pineland Farms
15 Farm View Drive
New Gloucester, Maine 04260 United States
About the Event
Presented by
Pineland Farms
(207) 688-3384
May 14, 2024 through June 20, 2024

Date & Time: May 14 or June 20 – 5 – 7 PM
Event Type: Adult Program
Location: Education Barn
Fee: $7 per person (open to ages 14 & up with adult supervision) | Pre-registration Required.

Description: Have you ever wondered how old the trees and forests that surround you are or what the land you are standing on was used for in the past? How could you find out? Join Shane Duigan, District Forester from the Maine Forest Service, to learn how to read the clues in the landscape!

Shane Duigan is the District Forester for the Maine Forest Service (MFS) serving Cumberland, Androscoggin and Sagadahoc counties. He has a B.S. in Land Use from the University of Maine at Orono and an M.S. in Forestry from the Yale School of Forestry. Shane has worked in the woods in some capacity (forester, environmental consultant, logger) for 25 years.

Questions? Contact the Education Department: 207.650.3031 or education@pinelandfarms.org

Are you visiting with a group of 10 or more? Please use our group visit sign-up form to learn more about group pricing.

Directions to the Education Barn: Follow GPS directions to the Market at 15 Farm View Drive, New Gloucester, Maine. Continue past the Market on Farm View Drive and take your first left onto Valley Farm Rd. Follow Valley Farm Rd. until you see the Smokehouse Visitors Center (white silo) on the right-hand side. Take the right hand turn immediately after the Smokehouse down to the Family Farmyard. The Education Barn is the largest barn in the farmyard.