Project Canopy grants available to Maine towns

AUGUSTA — Project Canopy, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s community forestry program, will award $100,000 in grants to local governments, municipalities, educational…

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Norway public skating event Feb. 24 honors ‘Ice Man’ Bruce Fox

NORWAY — Norway Parks & Recreation Department will hold the Bruce Fox Memorial Public Ice Skate from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at…

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River Fund Maine Master of the Mountain event is March 14

NEWRY — The River Fund Maine has announced a new enduro/rally style skiing event — Master of the Mountain — which combines the excitement of…

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It’s not too early to be thinking about gardening in Maine

By Dan Gamache To all the gardening nuts out there, happy spring! Fear not, it will come. Now is the time to get ready. I’ve…

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Kennebec Land Trust plans trail bike network in Fayette

WINTHROP — The Kennebec Land Trust is close to raising the money needed to buy 330 acres in Fayette that will include a mountain biking…

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As Maine ice gets thick, fisheries experts offer some tips

AUGUSTA — With the winter fishing season open, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlif is offering some fishing tips 1. Don’t be afriad…

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Free outdoor snowshoe events set for Skowhegan

SWOWHEGAN — Main Street Skowhegan is sponsoring several free outdoor recreation activities this month. Saturday, Jan. 11 — Snowshoe Scavenger Hunt, 10-11:30 a.m., at Debe…

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Somerset SnowFest will be Feb. 28-March 1

SKOWHEGAN — Somerset SnowFest, a celebration of all things winter, will take place Feb. 28 to March 1, in Skowhegan, Canaan and Madison. Coordinated by…

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Upstream sets meeting about dams, invites public to forum

GARDINER — Upstream is entering its fifth year of activly working toward saving Cobbosssee Stream’s environment and the fish that live and travel there, with…

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Experimental program will find use for unwanted Sebago togue

SEBAGO — There will be an experimental drop-off point on Sebago Lake this year, where angler can deposit surplus or unwanted togue. The surplus togue…

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