Aroostook Outdoor News: 5.26.17 edition

In this edition: 1) A historic walking tour in Presque Isle. 2) Ice fishing (yes, ice fishing) in Forest City. 3) Running events to honor veterans in Houlton. Plus lots more!

Saturday, May 27 Presque Isle Historical Society Guided Historic Downtown Walking Tour, Presque Isle. 10:00 a.m.-Noon. Guided two-mile tour begins and ends at the 1875 Vera Estey House Museum, 16 Third Street, and covers over 30 historic sites and individuals. Reservations suggested. Fee: FREE; $2 donation suggested. Contact Kim Smith (207-762-1151) or visit FMI
*Saturday, May 27 Woodie Wheaton Land Trust Ice Fishing Film & Blackfly Pizza Night, Forest City. 6:30 p.m. at WWLT Center 2 Grove Rd. “Hardwater,” an award-winning film about treasured Maine tradition, highlights how ice fishing brings people together. Maine-made film featuring East Grand Lake; what happens above the ice is only half the story. Pizza, beverages served. Cost: $7/person. Contact WWLT (207-448-3250) FMI
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Aroostook Outdoor News: 5.19.17 edition

In this edition: 1) A bird walk in Fort Kent. 2) A kayaking outing in Caribou. 3) Canoe and Kayak events in Washburn and Stockholm. Plus lots more!
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Saturday, May 20 Aroostook Birders FKOC Bird Walk, Fort Kent. 8:00 a.m. at Fort Kent Outdoor Center, 33 Paradis Circle. Bill Sheehan will walk the trails with us, show us how to identify the various types of birds. It will be fun to try to see and identify the birds that sing all those beautiful songs we hear. Bring binoculars, bird field guide if you have them. Refreshments in the lodge following the walk. Visit FMI
Saturday, May 20 Caribou Rec/Healthy You Kayaking Outing, Caribou. Paddle from the Snow Farm on Grimes Road to Fort Fairfield. Pre-registration required. Cost: $10/person. Includes transportation, incredibly stable Old Town Loon 138 kayaks, PFD’s, paddles. Depart from Caribou Wellness & Recreation Center at 9:00 a.m.; re…