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Author Tim Caverly '72 to Present at UMM April 26

Added on: April 19, 2011

UMM Graduate and Author Tim CaverlyMACHIAS, Maine – University of Maine at Machias graduate and children’s book author Tim Caverly will give an interactive presentation about the Maine outdoors at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26 at UMM. The presentation, “A Literal Celebration of the Maine Experience,” will take place in the Portside room of Kimball Hall and is open to the public.

Caverly’s presentation will include music and scenic and historic photos as he takes the audience on an armchair trip down the Allagash River. The author and outdoors enthusiast has written several popular children’s books, including Allagash Tails and An Allagash Haunting.

Originally from Skowhegan, Caverly received his bachelor’s degree in education from UMM in 1972. While in college he worked as a park ranger at Sebago Lake State Park. After Sebago, he continued his employment with the Department of Conservation with assignments as a manager of Aroostook and Cobscook Bay State Parks, as well as a regional supervisor of the Allagash Region, which included the Allagash Wilderness Waterway and the Penobscot River Corridor. Caverly served as supervisor of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway for 18 years.

In 1999, Caverly retired from the Department of Conservation after a 32-year career and became director of Maine Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).

Today, Caverly resides in Millinocket and works in the Millinocket School System.

For more information on Tim Caverly and his books, visit www.allagashtails.com.

Tim Caverly's presentation is sponsored by the UMM Outing Club, a student organization aimed at providing experience and training in outdoor activities of general interest to all students.

 

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