Have a great nature or wildlife photo or video to share? Please email it to: email@example.com.
2.) The extracted core is held up for examination.
The trail starts as an old road…
This young porcupine hints that you should keep your pets under control.
In the picture above, the view of Sebago Lake from the summit of Sawyer Mountain appears much the same today as it would have to Francis Small and Chief Wesumbe (Captain Sandy) 300 years ago.
The historic stone culvert on the Sawyer Mtn Road has served for over one hundred years.
This map box marks the start of the trail along the discontinued Sawyer Mountain Road. The box is located on Route 117 in Limington, 2.5 miles south of Route 25 or 2.4 miles north of Route 11. Free hiking maps are available in the box.
Sign marking start of preserve 250 feet from the road.
Moths and butterflies.
Sign to the waterfall
Plantain-leaved Sedge (Carex plantaginea)
Lady Fern (Athyrium felix-femina)
MNAP Intern Sarah Winslow stands next to an old-growth hemlock tree.
Pease Brook as viewed from the Jagolinzer Preserve
A woods road on the Poulin Preserve
Silvery Spleenwort (Athyrium thelypteroides)
Four hermit thrush babies await food in their nest. Photo by: Don Cameron
Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum)
Janice Campbell admires the view from Bald Ledge
Poverty Grass (Corema conradii)
Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides) is also quite common in the Highlands.
This photo shows an ironwood, red oak, and ash woodland community on Sawyer Mountain. Such communities are considered rare in Maine, and most known examples occur in northern York and southern Oxford Counties.
3.) The rings are counted to determine the age of the tree.
The moon shines above the Heath
Wild blueberries on Sawyer Mountain
The trail rapidly turns to a rocky path.
1.) A coring tool is inserted into the tree, directed to the center.
Frogs and toads abound.
Along the way you might find a Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisama stewardsonii).
Don Cameron of the Maine Natural Areas Program leans against an old-growth red oak.