New Community Conservation Corps extending work of RLHT

PHOTO: RLHT River ambassadors Judy Morton and Harold Schaetzle. (Submitted photo) RANGELEY — Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust this summer launched the Community Conservation Corps, creating…

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Rangeley area volunteer lake monitoring, loon count volunteers needed

PHOTO: Water quality monitor Lexi Daggett takes a Secchi reading. (RLHT photo) RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust’s Headwaters Lake Protection Program needs volunteer…

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Free wild blueberry harvest discussion is July 14

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a discussion about the process of safely harvesting Maine wild blueberries during COVID-19 from noon-1 p.m.,…

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4-H summer fun workshops open to all youths ages 5 to 18

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer more than 50 summer learning activities throughout July and August for all youth ages 5-18….

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Maine Warden Service set for holiday weekend, warns against drinking and boating

AUGUSTA — The Maine Warden Service and outreach partners are teaming up for Operation Dry Water, a national awareness and enforcement campaign focused on educating…

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New study shows fiddleheads are senstitive to too much plucking

ORONO — Fiddleheads, a traditional springtime delicacy in New England and eastern Canada, can decline significantly over time if harvesters pluck too many from the…

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Mahoosuc Land Trust looks to preserve Androscoggin River state line stretch

PHOTO: Canoeing on the Androscoggin above the dam in Shelburne, N.H. (Jerry Monkman/EcoPhotography photo) BETHEL — Mahoosuc Land Trust has announced the new Shelburne Riverlands…

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Maine Forest Service warms of high wildfire danger

OLD TOWN — A Maine man was charged Monday with illegal disposal of lighted material and igniting the Island Falls wildfire that torched the slope…

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Rangeley Lakes region courtesy boat inspections already finding invasive plants

RANGELEY — For the 18th year, Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is conducting courtesy boat inspections at public boat launches in the Rangeley Lakes region. To…

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New universally accessible trail underway in Bridgton

BRIDGTON — A collaborative trail project between Loon Echo Land Trust and Bridgton Historical Society is now underway. The approximately one-mile universally accessible trail will…

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