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Loop and Lunch Rides Announced for 2019

Since the summer of 2013, Russ Lamer has led "loop and lunch rides" on the Eastern Trail.  Each has offered a loop ride on either the off-road or on-road sections of the trail (or both!), as well as a refreshing restaurant lunch along the route.

Russ has announced the 2019 ET LOOP & LUNCH ride dates and routes.

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Wildlife thrives on candid camera along the Eastern Trail

UNE professor Noah Perlut will use the data to assess the impact of a planned 1.6-mile trail extension.

BY DEIRDRE FLEMING

SCARBOROUGH — In the spring of 2017, University of New England professor Noah Perlut downloaded the first videos from a game camera he’d hung low on a tree just off the Eastern Trail near the Nonesuch River in order to record the wildlife living nearby. Later, from his office, he looked at the images the camera captured over a two-month stretch. He was surprised at the first species he observed in the video, waddling through the woods: a pair of wood ducks foraging on the forest floor.

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New Partnership Addresses Next Generation of Eastern Trail Users

The Eastern Trail Alliance, Community Bicycle Center in Biddeford and Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine’s South Portland Club have joined forces to introduce pre-teens and teens to the wonders of the Eastern Trail by teaching the mechanics of bike repair and providing bikes on which to ride the trail.

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2nd Annual "Taste of the Town" Gala a Huge Success

On April 6th, friends and supporters of the Eastern Trail gathered at Camp Ketcha in Scarborough for the 2nd Annual Taste of the Town Gala.

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