Programs are filling quickly!

6th Annual Outdoor Adventure Series
Summer 2017

All programs are offered to members and non-members.

Registration is required. To register please call (207) 864-7311 or email


June 15 - Songbird Identification

Join local bird expert, Kirk Betts, for an introductory session for those who want to improve their bird identification skills in the Rangeley area. Why do birds sing and the importance of vocalizations? How do you find birds? Learn some simple techniques for spying some of nature’s most beautiful and audible creature.  No experience required.  

Cost:  $5 Time:  7 A – 10 A.  Limited to 10 participants.


June 20 - Trail Maintenance Day on Forest Legacy 

Join RLHT staff and interns on the Forest Legacy Trail and campsites! With so much snowfall and winds this past winter, we anticipate a little extra TLC will be required! Bring your energy, gloves and eye protection, and we’ll provide the loppers, bow saws, shovels and lunch is provided!!! Rain date of June 21. 

Cost: FREE  Time: 9 AM – 4 PM. Limited to 6.


June 26 - Canoe and Flyfish Sandy River Ponds 

Have you ever wanted to fish a pond so you can   tune your flyfishing skills from a canoe?  This is a great opportunity to hook up to a wild brook trout, visit scenic beauty, and take advantage of a home-cooked, pond-side meal.  Join us in the land of legends and fish with Registered Maine Guides. Instruction and limited equipment provided, if needed. Paddling flatwater required.  Rain date: Monday, July 10. 

Cost: $100 Time:  7 AM – 5 PM . Limited to 6.



July 18 - CPR, AED and First Aid w/ RLHT Staff 

Can you help someone in need of medical assistance? Prepare for your summer outdoor activities by learning adult CPR, AED and basic first aid skills. This course will be taught by RLHT's Shelby Rousseau, an American Heart Association instructor. Certification cards will be issued upon successful completion of the course.  No experience required.  

Cost:  $20 Time:  8AM – 12 PM.  Age min of 14.  Limited to 8.



July 25 - Rangeley Lake Boat Tour Aboard the Oquossoc Lady

Looking for an opportunity to see Rangeley Lake from within?   Join us and Captain Kevin Sinnett aboard the “Oquossoc Lady to learn about RLHT’s conservation accomplishments, view historical camps, potential wildlife and learn about Rangeley’s “Jewel” in the Rangeley Lakes chain, Rangeley Lake! Rain date of July 26. 

Cost:  $10 Time:  8 AM – 12 PM.  Limited to 10.   Snacks provided.



July 27 - Paint Night w/ Local Artist Sonja Johnson

Finding our artistic talent can be quite difficult to do. For many, it takes years to find out the right medium, setting and spirit to embrace and hone in on that talent.  RLHT is excited to have Sonja Johnson, local artist and teacher, to inspire your inner creativity by focusing on the region’s conservation masterpiece, the Height of Land.  Please join us for what is likely to be a fun-filled evening at the Gingerbread House! Hors d'oeurves and soft drinks provided. Cash bar available. No experience required!

Cost:  $40 Time:  5 PM - 8 PM.   Limited to 20.



August 4 - Forestry Tour of RLHT's South Bog Conservation Area

Join RLHT’s forester, Nathan Kay, of Seven Islands Land Company and RLHT staff, on our popular forest management practices tour.  Nathan will open your eyes to quality managed timberland and share his prescription for sustainability on RLHT conservation lands. Bring your boots and questions! Rain or shine.

Cost: FREE Time:  9 AM – 12 PM.  Limited to 12.



August 14 - Kennebago Lake Paddle and Lunch at Grants Camps

Have you ever been jealous of the EcoVenture Campers and the trips they go on? Here’s your chance to capture some adult fun with our EcoVenture Director, Amanda Laliberte and RLHT Volunteer, Ellie White! Paddle Kennebago Lake, converse with these two conservation heroes and have a scrumptious lunch at historic Grants Camps! Hold onto the gunwales, this trip will be fun, beautiful and delicious!  

Cost: $40.  Time:  10 AM – 2 PM.  Age min 18.  Limited to 12.