Events and Programs

Rain or Shine Club: Thursdays at 10am
Rain or Shine Club every Thursday morning at 10 am is a free program to help you experience your neighborhood in new ways and learn where to explore across town. We visit different places each week across our service area: Yarmouth, North Yarmouth, Pownal, New Gloucester,  Durham and Gray.

Details and schedule here

Trail Crew: Wednesdays at 10am

Trail Crew each Wednesday at 10am is a volunteer program each Wednesday (and as scheduled) working on RRCT trails and preserves.  Details and schedule here.

Once-per-month Wednesday afternoons: Get Out! Nature Walks

Beaver Stump credit Kevin Brusieme_knightspond_blueberryhill_06272014_058Get Out! Nature Walks, once-per-month on Wednesday afternoons, are volunteer-led regular trips with trained master naturalists and other skilled volunteer leaders. Join us for a well-planned, no cost, guided adventure. Free, rain, snow, or shine. Check our Details and schedule here.

November 7, 2018: Wednesday 6:00pm: Dams, Brook Trout and River Ecology: Trout Unlimited and their stand on Yarmouth's dams

The Sebago Chapter of Trout Unlimited is presenting a panel discussion regarding the removal of the Bridge Street and East Elm Street dams on the Royal River in Yarmouth.  Their panelists will address brook trout migration, dam removal and fishway projects and the effect of dams on river ecosystems.  To find out more about this event check out this downloadable PDF:Trout Unlimited: Dams, Brook Trout and River Ecology

November 15, 2018 through March 21, 2019 Thursdays 7pm: Royal River Film Series

November 15, 2018- March 21, 2019 (Thursday evenings 7pm: the Royal River Film Series)

7:00 pm, The Yarmouth History Center: 118 E Elm St. Yarmouth, ME 04096

Once again RRCT and the Yarmouth Historical Society have teamed up to bring you the Royal River Film series.  We are featuring six different films on a wide variety of topics connected to the outdoors and nature. Four of these films feature strong women who have made exceptional contributions to their individual fields.  Join us for these incredible films and enjoy cookies provided by Maple’s Bakery.  The next film, “The Barkley Marathons,” is about an ultra-marathon that is so difficult that in its first 25 years only 10 people finished. “The Barkley Marathons” is showing on November 15th.   Check out the schedule and trailers here.

February 19, 2019 (Tuesday evening): 8th Annual Pisgah Hill Full Moon Trek

5pm-8pm, Tuesday, February 19, 2019

8th Annual Pisgah Hill Full Moon Trek

74 Dougherty Road, New Gloucester

Free!  Join us for our signature event with a bonfire at the summit.

  More information here

 

May 18th, 2019 (Saturday morning): 4th Annual Run of the Royal corporate canoe relay

Join us on Saturday May 18th for our signature Run of the Royal canoe race in Yarmouth — popular for spectators, paddlers, and vendors. The paddling race starts at 10:00am, with paddlers’ meetings at 9:30am, all at Yarmouth History Center on East Elm Streetl  Details here.

August 15, 2019 (Thursday evening): 2nd Annual RRCT Celebrates!

Join us for our signature annual summer fundraiser, celebrating our conservation successes.  Learn more.