WE WANT TO INTRODUCE YOU TO OUR NEW MASCOT
This turtle sculpture was created from an old wrecking ball that was divided in half.  The students at the Biddeford Regional Center of Technology took this project on as part of their senior class welding and metal fabrication studies.  Working under the direction and guidance of instructor Brian Robillard the students used their creativity, artistry, and welding skills to create our Mascot Blandings Turtle who now sits at 26 Blandings Way tucked behind a natural wetlands (much like one he would use in real life).  See if you can spot him on your way down the street to Blandings Park Wildlife Sanctuary.

Blandings Park Wildlife Sanctuary Blandings Way
Biddeford ME 04005

















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A Sample of Previously Scheduled Events:

QUARRY QUEST, A WALK IN THE WOODS

JOIN us to search out the remains of
the historic quarries in our focus area.


A WINTER WALK IN THE WOODS
Join us at the end of Blandings Way
so bring yourself, your boots, snowshoes, cross country skis
and let us guide you on your choice of trails.


CACHE IN/TRASH OUT EVENT each Spring

ASK US TO PLAN AN EVENT FOR YOU!
Guided tours, all ages, all abilities!

PAST Activities of Interest to All

BIDDEFORD CARES:  Please make time to take a walk throughout downtown
Biddeford during the 2010 holidays.  BPWS has decorated a window at
148 Main Street and 30+ other non-profits have done the same to
various empty store fronts downtown!  Biddeford is looking very festive this holiday season
and taking this walk is guaranteed to uplift your spirits!


GEOCACHING HIKE/WALK/EXPLORE
Sunday, November 21, 2010 from 1 pm to 3 pm
on site at the end of Blandings Way

TURTLE TREK Adventure Races 2010
on Saturday, October 16, 2010 
 
click here for our poster 


Second 2010 LIFE Lecture 8/2/10
First 2010 LIFE Lecture 7/12/10
 2/15/10 Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
       Our August 3, 2009 LIFE Lecture        
                       
Our July 6, 2009 LIFE Lecture
                 
 2008 Life Lectures 
   
2008 Walks in the Woods

                   
Please click on any image to enlarge and view the whole photo album:
Please click on the following links for BPWS publications and other information that you might find helpful and informative:

                Our  BPWS Fund Flyer
            Our Backyard Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians
            Research Study on Quarrying in our Focus Area
            Maine Medical Center's Deer Tick Caution
            Maine EEE Poster Warning 
            Blanding's Turtle Information
            Spotted Turtle Information   
            New England Cottontail Information    
            Vernal Pool Habitats and Species  
            Significant Vernal Pools  
            Economic Benefits of Open Spaces  
            Amphibian Decline
Please click on the following links for more background information on BPWS and related organizations:
            
            Our Most Recent Press Release
            Press Release Announcing Public Entrance to BPWS
            2008 Portland Press Herald Article
            BPWS Article in the Maine Herpetoligical Society Newsletter 2008

            

Blandings Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Entrance at the end of Blandings Way off of Pool Street in Biddeford

or to reach us by mail: 26 Blandings Way  Biddeford  ME  04005
or email at bpws@maine.rr.com

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