Field Day Program

Maine Youth Fish and Game Association Camp
and Wells Forest, Milford

8:30 a.m. – Welcome Tent Open

8:50 a.m. – Opening Remarks & Welcome (exhibitors’ tent and education stations, children’s activities, refreshments all day)

9:00 a.m. – Education Stations and Booth displays:
Flume Table: Fun and interactive demonstration of stream crossing techniques – Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Invasive Insect and Plant Awareness – Maine Forest Service
“Operation Game Thief” – Maine Warden Service
Logging display – Northeast Master Certification program
Guided Tours – Vans will shuttle from Camp to tree Farm
Walking Tour – Moderate length – gorge on the Sunkhaze Stream, and artifacts of an 1800s-era shingle mill
Motorized Van Tour – Demonstrations of cut-to-length in-woods processing and forwarding, restorative silvicultural practices demonstrations – Madden Sustainable Forestry

11:45 a.m. – Lunch (cash only)

12:15 p.m.  Speaker Program
Kyle Burdick, Chair, Maine tree Farm Committee
Jessica Leahy, President, Maine Woodland Owners
Rep. Michelle Dunphy

1:15 p. m.  – Repeat of Guided Forest Tours