The Mahoosuc Land Trust continues its 2015 Speaker Series, "This Is Your Backyard," with a presentation entitled, "This Is Your Neighborhood Wind Farm." The event will be held at 7PM on Wednesday, February 11, in Gould Academy's McLaughlin Auditorium. Mike Novello, Renewable Energy Analyst, and Gordon Gamble, Director of Community Relations, will present an introduction to the Record Hill Wind Farm located in Roxbury, Maine. From construction through current operations, they will share their experiences regarding wind power development and the success of the Record Hill Wind Farm.
This event is timed to coincide with the Andover Snowmobile Club's ride to the wind farm, which will take place on Sunday, February 15. For more information regarding that ride, please contact Richard Merrill, Snow Valley Sno-Goers Snowmobile Club President at 207-392-3481.
Saturday, February 14th the Mahoosuc Land Trust and Western Mountains Senior College invite you to Take Your Sweetheart into the Woods on a snowshoe walk in Andover. Rick Churchill will share his unique insights on the wonders of nature. Chili lunch will follow. Meet at the Land Trust office at 9:30AM to car-pool or at Akers Ski barn in Andover at 10AM. The barn is located on Akers Way, off Church Street in Andover.
• Unspoiled scenic views
• A clean and accessible Androscoggin River
• Pedestrian-friendly communities
• Protected wildlife habitats
• Outdoor recreation
• Preservation of plant diversity
• Promotion of working farms
• Productive and sustainable forests
• Education for an environmentally aware public