Augusta nature center gets grant from Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund

AUGUSTA — The Augusta Nature Education Center was recently awarded a $3,000 grant from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund, enableing the Nature Center to enhance…

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Bridgton Easy Riders getting trails ready for the season

By Bill Preis Bridgton Easy Riders club correspondent BRIDGTON –Most people don’t realize that there are 14,000 miles of Snowmobile trails in the state of…

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Forest therapy, both with dogs and without, offered Dec. 21

POWNAL — Jeanne Christie, a certified forest therapy guide, will leade two walks in woods, once with dogs, at Bradbury Mountain State Part Saturday, Dec….

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Scouts seek photos, memorabilia to celebrate Camp Bomazeen 75th anniversary

BELGRADE — Camp Bomazeen- the Scout camp on Great Pond, will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2020. In 1945, Camp Bomazeen opened to provide an…

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UMaine extension master gardener Somerset volunteer training application open

BANGOR — University of Maine Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for 2020 Master Gardener Volunteers training in Penobscot and Somerset counties. Classes will meet weekly…

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Master gardener volunteer training applications being accepted

AUGUSTA — University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardener Volunteers Program is taking applications in Kennebec, Franklin and Waldo counties. Training begins 12:30 to 4…

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UMaine Extension beekeeping courses begin Jan. 7 in Falmouth

FALMOUTH — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer several beginner and intermediate beekeeping courses at the UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive in…

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Emergency physicians offer cold weather emergency tips

Emergency physicians are urging people to understand cold-weather health risks and take precautions to avoid cold-related medical emergencies as winter bears down. When temperatures drop,…

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Free soil health workshop Dec. 30 in Lewiston

LEWISTON — For those interested in learning about how to increase the health and productivity of their soil for the purposes of home gardening or…

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Bridgton Easy Riders continue trail work to make riding easier

On Sunday, Nov. 17, another group of Bridgton Easy Riders volunteers met to build another bridge that is wide enough and strong enough to support…

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