Wildlife Refuge Opens New Nature Trail 

The Hirundo Wildlife Refuge in Alton celebrated the grand opening of its new self-guided nature trail.The Wabanaki Interpretive Trail is point seven miles long.It explores the history of fish in the Pushaw Stream and Native American fishing.Molly Lizotte, a Senior at the University of Maine created the trail as part of her senior capstone project.She says the past year of planning was worth it.”It feels really nice to see it come through, I didn’t think at times we would actually get to this stage but it’s good and I’m really excited to see what it does to the refuge,” Lizzotte said.The self guided nature trail is the first in a series of interpretive walking and canoe trails at the Hirundo Wildlife Refuge.If you would like more information, visit their website at