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, Gray, and Auburn.

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.

January 1, 2019 10:00 am, First Day Hike Bradbury Mountain State Park

Join a Bradbury Mountain Ranger and enjoy a guided hike to the summit, along the way learn about the history of the park, species identification and tracking. The hike to the summit will be on the Northern Loop Trail, and return to the base down Terrace Trail, where hike participants will be able to get warmed with a nice cup of Hot Cocoa. Wear warm clothes and sturdy footwear. Meet at the upper parking lot at 10:00 am. Plan on one to two hours; Snow shoe rentals available.  (Free park admission for First Day Hike participants).  More information.

January 17, 2019 through March 21, 2019 (Thursdays 7 pm): Royal River Film Series

January 17, 2019- March 21, 2019 (Thursday evenings 7 pm): 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 featuring films on a wide variety of topics connected to the outdoors and nature. This year has a theme of 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. 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 Challenge

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

September 24th, 2019 (Tuesday evening): RRCT Annual Meeting of the Members

Join us for annual business meeting of the membership, at 6:30pm, Tuesday, September 24th, 2019, at Yarmouth’s Log Cabin (American Legion) at 198 Main Street. The business-like agenda typically involves election of new directors, election of officers, and any other matter required by our bylaws to come before the members for a vote.  We extend voting privileges to any person or business who has made a donation of any size in the past 18 months.

September TBD, 2019 (Saturday, daytime): RRCT Together

Join us for our annual volunteer celebration and volunteer recruiting event.  Always outdoors, always low key, always family friendly, at a date and location TBD.