Monthly Archives: February 2019

Wildlife Track and Sign Talk with Sandra Mitchell


Friends of Sears Island and the Belfast Free Library will co-sponsor a presentation titled “Learning to Read Tracks, and Using Them to Enter the Secret Lives of Wild Animals” by Sandra Mitchell on Monday, March 4th at 6:30pm at the Belfast Free Library. Sandra will discuss most of the major species of wildlife people can expect to see in their yards and the woods of Maine. This includes not only tracks, but the signs associated with animals and their travels, such as browse, scat, dens, burrows, nests, and more. This promises to be a great introduction to what the beginning naturalist should know about the critters in their environment! Sandra Mitchell is a Registered Maine Guide and an avid amateur naturalist. She is a Certified CyberTracker, and enjoys investigating natural mysteries. Her website is

This event will take place in the Abbott Room at the Belfast Free Library and is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the library at 207-338-3884, ext.10. To learn more about Friends of Sears Island visit

Photo credit: Ashley Megquier

Dinner at Delvino’s Will Support FOSI!

Friends of Sears Island invites you to join us for a fundraising dinner at Delvino’s Grill & Pasta House in Belfast, Wednesday, February 20th, from 4:00pm-8:00pm. Enjoy a delicious meal, and Delvino’s will graciously donate 10% of your tab to Friends of Sears Island to support conservation and education programs. This is a great opportunity to support a local business and a local nonprofit!

Delvino’s is located at 52 Main Street in Belfast. A menu and more information about the restaurant can be found at, and reservations can be made by calling 207-338-4565. To learn more about Friends of Sears Island, visit

Photo credit: Eldon Loblein