Central, western Maine residents complete AmeriCorps during an unprecedented year

AUGUSTA — “Faced with adversity, I will persevere” is a line from the AmeriCorps pledge that members serving at Maine Conservation Corps took seriously in…

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Mainers help with call to find green ash trees with possible borer infestation

AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Horticulture Program and Forest Health and Monitoring Division recently deployed an all-points bulletin requesting assistance…

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Bridgton Easy Riders recognized for March safety check

PHOTO: The Bridgton Easy Riders safety check, held in March. (Maine Snowmobiler magazine photo) BRIDGTON — The Bridgton Easy Riders were recognized by Maine Snowmobiler…

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New statewide birding club for youths begins in December

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering a new statewide birding club for youth ages 9-18, with online monthly meetings to be…

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Public meeting on 10-year Great Pond plan is Dec. 10

BELGRADE — A 10-year plan to stabilize and improve Great Pond’s water quality will be the focus of an online interactive public meeting at 6:30…

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WinterkKids Winter Games registration is open

WESTBROOK — Registration is open for Maine teachers and families to participate in the fourth annual WinterKids Winter Games, a four-week series of outdoor physical…

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Maine TREE to host virtual professional development program for educators, writers

AUGUSTA — The Maine Timber Research and Environmental Education Foundation will hold a virtual professional development program over four weeks in early 2021. In partnership…

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Tips to stay safe when getting outdoors in Maine this winter

AUGUSTA — A broad coalition of Maine conservation groups, state agencies and outdoor brand businesses has launched a series of recommendations to help people safely…

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Loon Echo, Bridgton Historical Society partner on accessible trail

BRIDGTON — A collaborative project by Loon Echo Land Trust and Bridgton Historical Society has resulted in increased trail access for area outdoors enthusiasts. The…

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Tips on getting outside this winter offered in free webinar Nov. 20

AUGUSTA — Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Education Supervisor Laura Craver-Rogers will host a virtual coffee and conversation at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov….

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