Preserve Activities

A Voyage to a Little-Known Jewel of Frenchman Bay

Sorrento, ME– When one hears the name “Frenchman Bay Conservancy”, it is hard not to think of the body of water for which it’s named. Bound by the peaks of Mount Desert Island, the Schoodic Peninsula and the jagged fingers of the Mount Desert Narrows, there are few places on the coast that can rival… Read more

2022 FBC Trail Explorer Passport!

The FBC Trail Explorer Passport Challenge is back for 2022! We’re challenging you to explore four trails this summer in Mariaville, Gouldsboro, Lamoine, and Hancock — for prizes! Here’s how it works: Register at the link below, and you’ll be sent a Passport to complete! The Passport will contain the names of the four preserves… Read more

Announcing: 2023 Calendar Photo Contest

Calling all Maine photographers! We’re excited to announce that today officially marks the beginning of the 2023 Frenchman Bay Conservancy Calendar Contest! We’re seeking photographers to submit their FBC photos to help show off the beauty of our preserves and support our mission to protect the land that you love. Whether you’re someone that’s been… Read more

Field Observations with Maine Outdoor School

  Join Hazel Stark from Maine Outdoor School as she teaches you how to test your observation skills and memory at Frances B. Wood Preserve in Gouldsboro, ME! Follow along with these drawing activities in a notebook, on an FBC preserve or in any outdoor space! Draw alone, or test yourself against a friend! Happiness… Read more

Intertidal Exploration with Maine Outdoor School

      Join Hazel Stark from Maine Outdoor School as she explores the intertidal zone at Taft Point Preserve in Gouldsboro, ME! Learn how to stay safe while exploring, what tools to bring, and get an up-close look at some critters! For more information about what lives in the intertidal zone, you might consult… Read more