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Wings, Waves & Woods Festival

This past weekend saw the return of Island Heritage Trust’s annual Wings, Waves & Woods Festival, a celebration of birds and birding, with more than 20 events offered at locations throughout Stonington and Deer Isle May 20-22. After taking a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the nonprofit organization once again invited the public to learn from area birders, horticulturists, herbalists, sea captains and other subject matter experts through walks, talks, boat rides, meals and more.

Val Libby

Val Libby

Val Libby, former Temple University Professor of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, shows examples of native plants.

Photo by Maggie White

Local geologist Ann Hooke

Local geologist Ann Hooke

Local geologist Ann Hooke leads a nature walk through Settlement Quarry in Stonington.

Photo by Maggie White

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