SRLT is a proud sponsor of the 2nd annual Benton Alewife Festival on Saturday, May 18. The day features a wide range of activities at multiple venues, including a Sebasticook paddle, visits to the dam to see the alewife in the fish lift, a live birds of prey program, and much more. For more information visit the festival’s Facebook page or see the event flyer.
The US Fish & Wildlife Service has released a Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Carlton Pond Waterfowl Production Area and Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the draft plan is available at the Unity College Quimby Library. In addition to Carlton Pond WPA, there are two Sunkhaze Units in the Sebasticook Watershed in Benton and Unity. Public comment will be accepted until May 31, 2013. Direct comments to Lia McLaughlin, USFWS, 300 Westgate Center Dr., Hadley, MA 01035, 413-253-8575 (p), 413-253-8468 (f), email email@example.com. Your subject line should be “Sunkhaze Meadows and Carlton Pond CCP”.
Sebasticook Regional Land Trust thanks the residents of Albion, Benton, Burnham and Unity for their overwhelming support. We are sincerely grateful for your vocal support of the Trust and proud to be your trusted local partner for land and water conservation. Thank you!