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with Jacob Aman
Beach profiling is a simple surveying technique used to measure the impacts of coastal erosion. Learn how citizen science is tracking sand erosion at beaches from York to Scarborough since 1999 through monthly data collection and collaboration with state and university researchers. This data is used to help beach management make decisions at the local and state level, and the data is shared at the annual Maine Beaches Conference. Find out how it’s done and how you can get involved as a volunteer. INSTRUCTOR: Jake Aman has been working at the Wells Reserve since 2008. He manages fisheries-related monitoring and restoration projects and works with volunteers to monitor coastal environmental conditions in Southern Maine.
Fishing techniques for catching: Landlocked Salmon, Lake Trout (Toque), and Rainbow Trout
with Ron St. Saviuor
Whether a novice or you need to sharpen your skills, in this class you will learn the proper setup / use of Downrigger fishing (Cannon Digi-Troll 10) and manual downriggers as well. Ron will show you the best type of lures and baits most common to these fish. The importance of bait / lure presentation and proper speed to catching more fish. He will be bringing his professional, fully equipped 16 ft Starcraft Fishing Boat, so you can see hands-on how everything is set up. INSTRUCTOR: Ron St. Saviour is a Registered Master Maine Guide in Outdoor Recreation and a Licensed Professional Maine Forester. He is also the founder and director of Southern Maine Guide Service “Outdoor School”, a unique alternative education program.
Fly Fishing Made Easy
with Ron St. Saviuor
Discover what makes fly casting work, how to choose the right system and how to properly match and balance all the components of your system. The typical fly-casting system consists of a rod, reel, backing line, leader and tippet. Learn and practice basic casting strokes including back, forward and roll casts. Understand how to prevent or cure common casting problems. Equipment is available, or bring your own. INSTRUCTOR: Ron St. Saviour is a Registered Master Maine Guide in Outdoor Recreation and a Licensed Professional Maine Forester. He is also the founder and director of Southern Maine Guide Service “Outdoor School”, a unique alternative education program.
Portland Seadogs Game - NEW!
Let our Adult Ed program make the arrangements for the tickets, transportation and parking, so you can enjoy a baseball game watching the future stars of the Boston Red Sox. The Portland Sea Dogs are the double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The Sea Dogs will be playing the Rhode Island Squirrels (San Francisco affiliate) with a start time of 11:00. Book your nine inning vacation as soon as possible, we have only the capacity of 10 fans for this trip.
Weekday in Boston
with Christopher Chessie
We will start our trip by meeting at the Wells Transportation Center at 8:30 and board on train # 682. Your experience onboard the Amtrak Downeaster will start with comfortable spacious seating, oversized windows for the best scenic views and stress free travel. Your Boston day trip will be your own experience to explore many areas including the Freedom trail, Boston Public Garden, Rose Kennedy Greenway, and shop at Faneuil Hall or visit the indoor court yard at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. We will have map and information for you to consider for your trip. We will return on train number 687 and should arrive in Wells at 8:09PM. You will need to make your reservation by April 23rd so we can reserve the seats on the train. We will need a minimum of 10 participants for this trip.