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Tree Appreciation Walk

  • Thorne Head Preserve Bath, ME 04530 (map)

Kids, adults, and families are invited on a walking exploration and appreciation of trees…

How they grow, what species we have in Maine, and the many ways in which trees benefit our lives.

This event is rescheduled to Sunday, January 27 due to the winter storm.

Signed up but can’t attend? Email or call 207-442-8400 to let KELT know.

Want to join us? With the rescheduled date, there may be room. Sign up using the Google form below or call 207-442-8400.


When: January 27at 1:00pm *RESCHEDULED DATE*

Where: Thorne Head Preserve in Bath

This family-friendly walk starts at 1:00 pm and is expected to run about an hour and a half. If conditions are icy, participants might be asked to bring traction spikes, ice cleats, or similar.

KELT’s Stewardship Coordinator, Cheri Brunault, will lead participants through the forest, stopping to admire and learn about the different species and ages of trees on the property. Cheri will share information about the history of trees in Maine, neat facts about tree biology and communication, how trees support woodland animals, and focus on admiration for the strength, resilience, and beauty of our arboreal neighbors.

This walk is co-sponsored by Beth Israel Congregation in Bath.

It is in celebration of the Jewish New Year of the Trees, the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat.

Suggested donation of $5.

This event has been rescheduled due to the winter storm.

You are welcome to register for the new date at 207-442-8400 or using the Google form below.

Signed up for the original walk date but can’t attend the rescheduled date? Email or call 207-442-8400 to let KELT know.


In case of severe weather, the walk will be rescheduled and registrants will be notified.

To reach Thorne Head Preserve from Route 1, exit onto High St in Bath, and take High St. north to the end of the road, where the preserve parking lot is located.

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