Somerset County critters looking for pen pals

SKOWHEGAN — There are a lot of animals in Somerset County looking for pen pals. Pick any animal, or more, from the new friends in the accompanying photo to send a letter.
You can ask them questions, maybe about their favorite food or where they sleep, or simply tell them about your day. You may send it in the mail to Main Street Skowhegan, 48 Court St. Skowhegan, ME 04976, or take a photo of the letter and email it to Make sure to include your return address.
One of the Skowhegan AmeriCorp Outdoor Recreation Program coaches will deliver the mail to your chosen animal so they can get back to you as soon as possible.