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Environment Maine to deliver 17,000 messages from Mainers on the North Woods

AUGUSTA, Maine — Environmental Maine will hold a news conference to announce that it is delivering 17,000 messages from citizens across the state urging lawmakers to protect the Maine’s North Woods at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Welcome Center, Maine State House.The postcards, petition signatures, letters, and emails ask lawmakers to reject proposals [...]

Acadia’s Backyard Birds – a Walk on the Bar

BAR HARBOR, Maine –¬† Acadia National Park ranger Angi King Johnston and local naturalist Rich MacDonald, will host a winter bird walk along the bar to Bar Island and then a talk at the downtown Abbe Museum from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. Meet at The Natural History Center on 6 Firefly Lane [...]

Exension blueberry plant sale benefit

ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and its Master Gardener Volunteers are offering a “Go Blueberry” plant sale online to raise funds for its Master Gardener Volunteer program. The program has assisted dozens of community gardens¬† across the state, including the Maine Harvest for Hunger program and other community-based volunteer efforts. Members¬† [...]

Raptor Internship Available in Acadia National Park

BAR HARBOR, Maine – The raptor internship runs from mid May to mid October. There is a possibility of two shorter internships, one in the summer and one in the fall. However, priority will be given to applicants who can commit to the full season. From mid May through mid August the raptor intern observes [...]

District Forester offers program on managing timber harvest

JEFFERSON, Maine — The Maine Forest Service District Forester Morten Moesswilde will present a program about managing your timber harvest from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association (DLWA) office, 38 Lake Farm Circle. This program is geared toward any landowner who has ever considered having some of their [...]

Moonlight Snowshoeing Tour

HOLDEN, Maine — Fields Pond Audubon Center will hold a moonlight snowshoe tour from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Center.¬† If there is no snow, we can enjoy an evening outdoor walk. The cost will be $10 and $15 for nonmembers.¬† Snowshoes will be available to rent for $5. Advance registration [...]

Penobscot SkiBash!

BANGOR, Maine — The first ever Penobscot SkiBash will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, ¬†Feb. 4, ¬†at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course, located at 278 Webster Ave. The Penobscot SkiBash is a free one-day event focused on getting kids and families outside in the winter. Cross-country skis equipment will be available to [...]