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Ruth Gortner Grierson

Ruth Gortner Grierson

Ruth Gortner Grierson of Bass Harbor is a former music teacher and well-known local naturalist. She has authored four books about island wildlife, including The Wildflowers of Mount Desert Island, and written a weekly newspaper nature column for the Mount Desert Islander for more than thirty years. Grierson also entertains locally as a violinist in the Teahouse Trio.

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