Are you interested in hiking, running, skiing, hunting, paddling, or birding but are not sure where to go? You may be surprised to learn that there are trails, waterways, and conserved lands right in your own backyard!

Join Hale Morrell, stewardship project manager at Coastal Mountains Land Trust, and Aleta McKeage, technical director with Waldo County Soil and Water District, Wednesday, May 9, for a presentation, "Talking Trails," about outdoor recreation opportunities throughout Waldo County.

The speakers will share information on local trails and where to find them, opportunities to join guided group outings, and how to get involved with conservation efforts.

Their talk will begin at 4:30 p.m. at Carver Memorial Library, 12 Union St., and finish with a walk at Long Cove Preserve in Searsport at 5:30 p.m.

Participants are asked to register for the talk and walk at Those who cannot attend the talk may join the group at the trailhead at 5:30 p.m. The hike is open to all ages and abilities.