FOSI Benefit Dinner at Nautilus Seafood & Grill

SAVE THE DATE! We will be having a winter fundraiser at Nautilus Seafood & Grill in Belfast on Wednesday, February 22nd from 4:00-9:00pm. Enjoy a delicious meal, and 10% of your tab will be donated to FOSI to support conservation and education programs on Sears Island. We hope to see you there!

*Please note, when you arrive at the restaurant, you must tell your sever you are there to support FOSI.

Join us for FOSI’s Annual Meeting!

You’re invited!

Friends of Sears Island Annual Meeting

Saturday, January 14, 2017—1:30 p.m.

Union Hall, Searsport Town Office (2nd Floor)
1 Union Street, Searsport

Presentation by Aleta McKeage:

“Putting Our Stewardship and Science Plan into Action”

Refreshments will be served.

Please join us!

Medicinal Plants Walk with Steve Byers

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Friends of Sears Island will be hosting a nature walk titled “Medicinal Plants: Family Care and Clinical Applications” on Thursday, September 1st from 10am-12pm. The program will be led by Steve Byers, a practicing herbalist trained in Western Herbalism and Traditional Chinese Medicine. On this walk we will discuss the incredible variety of medicinal trees, shrubs, and plants on Sears island including native and invasive species. Plant conservation and sustainable harvest as well as dosage, time of harvest, and proper identification will be discussed.

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Geology Walk with Ryan Gordon

The earth history of coastal Maine will be on display during a geology walk offered by Friends of Sears Island on Thursday, August 25th from 10:00am – 12:00pm. Ryan Gordon, a geologist with the Maine Geological Survey, will be presenting a walk titled “The Geology of Sears Island: From Rock and Clay to Pockmarks in Belfast Bay.” Ryan will lead participants on a walk to investigate glacial erratics, moraines, metamorphosed bedrock, and discuss what lies below the waves just offshore.     Continue reading Geology Walk with Ryan Gordon