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Woodland Owner Appreciation Day

Location: Hancock Land Company’s Jugtown Forest, Jugtown Road, Naples, Maine

Registration is closed

This year, WOAD is generously hosted in Hancock Land Company’s 5,000 acres of privately owned working forest.

Read about last year’s Woodland Owner Appreciation Day here.


Woodland Owner Appreciation Day is located in Hancock’s Jugtown Forest in Naples, ME


From 302, take Route 11 (Poland Springs Road) approx. 1.8 miles, then turn left onto Cooks Mill Road. Follow that for 1.3 miles and turn right onto Jugtown Road. Drive approx. half a mile, until you reach the gate, and signs and staff will direct you to the parking area. Hancock has offered to help shuttle folks to and from the parking to the event site (about a 3-minute walk).

GPS Link 

Tentative Agenda

10:00 am-10:30 am Check in

  • Check-in with registration
  • Visit tables & enter raffles


Walks (Choose one)

  • Wildfire Site & Pitch Pine with Paul Larrivee (F) and Jesse Duplin (F)
  • Forestry for Maine Wildlife with Sally Stockwell (ME Audubon) and Mary Jewett (LEA)
  • Stream Restoration Project with Colin Holme (LEA) and Lauren Pickford (LEA)
  • History of Jugtown Plains with Lee Dassler (WFLT) 
  • Under the tent: Family Forest Carbon Program with John Gunn (TNC)*


Lunch & remarks from partners

  • Lunch and brews donated by Rising Tide Brewing Co.
  • Meet Sebago Clean Waters (Paul Hunt, PWD)
  • Landowner Testimonial, Hancock Representatives
  • Raffle prize winner announcements, Karen Young (SCW) and Colin Holme (LEA)

*The talk under the tent won’t require any walking or hiking. There may be additional topics.

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WOAD is partially funded by a grant from Casco Bay Estuary Partnership and beer was donated by Rising Tide Brewing Company

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