Western Maine Audubon talk looks at Maine’s historic bird population changes

PHOTO: “Greak Auks” by John James Audubon (Submitted photo) FARMINGTON — Western Maine Audubon will host “Changing Bird Populations in Maine,” a life webinar with…

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Now is the right time for Mainers to plant native trees

AUGUSTA – Fall is an ideal time of year to plant native trees, the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Maine Forest Service reminds residents….

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Leeds Historical Society history walks begin Sept. 26

LEEDS — Those who’d like to get out safely this fall and explore some locations of historical note on a beautiful weekend day may join…

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Maine Extension, MOFGA offer backyard orchard webinar Oct. 7

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association will offer a webinar on planning for backyard fruit trees noon-1…

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Maine Land and Water Conservation Fund grant cycle open

AUGUSTA – The Land and Water Conservation Fund 2020-21 grant cycle is open and accepting applications for acquiring public land, developing recreation facilities and renovating…

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First-ever Kennebec Paddlethon deemed a success

Some 27 kayaks and canoes hit the water for the first annual Kennebec Paddlethon on Sept. 5. The free event included a guided history tour…

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Free webinars on Maine invasive forest pests set for September, October

AUGUSTA — Maine already has several invasive forest pests targeting trees and spreading throughout the state. The Maine Soil & Water Conservation Districts are working…

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Video conference on Lewiston trail project, grant application is Sept. 17

LEWISTON — A video conference on a proposal to link the Marguerette Street and Warren Avenue trail to the Russell Street boardwalk will be held…

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Hiking two of New England’s hundred highest peaks, in Maine

PHOTO: White Cap Mountain (Mahoosuc Land Trust photo) By Garret Carver TPI Graphic Designer Over the weekend of Sept. 5 and 6, my father and…

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This year’s Trek for the Trails is a month-long event

BRIDGTON — The 2020 Trek for the Trails, which supports the Loon Echo Land Trust preserved land, will be held throughout September. There are many…

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