Join Friends of the Presumpscot River for a special evening to honor our river’s natural heritage, commemorate historic & current efforts to protect it and support its ongoing restoration.
5:30 PM - Gather at The Farm at Conant Homestead, on a section of Portland Trails looking east toward the Presumpscot River, where the Friends will lead a walk past the memorial to Chief Polin (The Penobscot chief) who led the first documented dam protest in New England during the mid-1700s, advocating for fish passage to protect a vital food source for his people of the “dawn-land”).
6:30 PM – Three Sisters Harvest dinner & Friends of the Presumpscot River's annual celebration. Gather together to enjoy good food, drink and conversation! Suggested donation of $50.00 per person to help support Friends of the Presumpscot River’s continued efforts to restore fish passage, improve water quality and bring back the natural character of our river.