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Sunday, September 27, 2020
Midcoast Conservancy’s Hidden Valley Nature Center, located at 131 Egypt Road in Jefferson, will offer fat-tire bike rentals for trail riding beginning on Thursday, September 24, by preregistration or on a first-come, first-served basis ...
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Midcoast Conservancy’s Hidden Valley Nature Center, located at 131 Egypt Road in Jefferson, will offer fat-tire bike rentals for trail riding beginning on Thursday, September 24, by preregistration or on a first-come, first-served basis ... (Click here for the story)
  • The University of Maine will hold a free webinar about climate change from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, September 28. The forum will launch Maine Impact Week, a virtual celebration of the university’s research, which runs through ...
  • Explore Hidden Valley Nature Center this Fall
    Midcoast Conservancy’s Hidden Valley Nature Center, located at 131 Egypt Road in Jefferson, will offer fat-tire bike rentals for trail riding beginning on Thursday, September 24, by preregistration or on a first-come, first-served basis ...
  • Land Trust Creates DIY Clamming Video
    The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust normally holds programs every summer on the clam flats at Reid State Park in Georgetown to teach people how to gather clams. Due to the pandemic, KELT was not able to offer the programs this ...
  • Living with Coyotes and Letting Them Live
    Belfast Free Library will host an online presenta- tion by wildlife biologist Geri Vistein on Tuesday, October 6, at 6:30 p.m. called “Coyote Lives in a Democracy.” To register, visit belfastlibrary.org. Coyotes in Maine are described ...
  • Foraging Workshop at Merryspring in Camden
    Naturalist and foraging expert Tom Seymour will lead an autumn foraging workshop at Merryspring Nature Center, located at 30 Conway Road in Camden, on Saturday, October 3, at 10 a.m. With a keen eye and a little luck, it can ...
  • The Maine Association of Conservation Districts is offering free regional webinars about how to protect Maine forests from invasive pests. Presentations are scheduled for Wednesday, September 23, from 3 to 4 p.m....
  • Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking nominees for an opening on its five-member board of supervisors. The volunteer board, which is responsible for guiding the district’s business affairs and operations ...
  • Journey to Health, an educational outreach program of MaineHealth, will offer virtual classes and a guided hike in the upcoming weeks. Medication Safety and Fall Prevention will be held online on Wednesday, September 23, from ...
  • Midcoast Conservancy Expands Sheepscot River Preserve
    Midcoast Conservancy purchased a 27.7-acre addition to its Whitefield Salmon Preserve from Ellis Percy and JoAnn Tribby in August. The property includes a trail loop that will be open to the public for hiking ...
  • Journey to Health, an educational outreach program of MaineHealth, will offer a series of guided hikes in the coming weeks. Members of the Community Health and Wellness team will lead free, guided, socially distant hikes from 5 to 5:45 p.m.... 
  • Campaign to Preserve Liberty’s Quigg Island
    Georges River Land Trust has launched a public campaign to raise $25,000 to permanently preserve Quigg Island in Liberty. Located on Stevens Pond, the 40-acre island sits directly across from the public boat launch and local ...
  • Coastal Mountains Land Trust invites schools and homeschool groups to discuss their plans for increased outdoor education time and how the land trust can help. Staff have created a sample list of ways the land trust can be supportive....
  • Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust participates in the Courtesy Boat Inspection program in collaboration with Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the Lakes Environmental Association to protect the lakes ...
  • The Land and Water Conservation Fund 2020–2021 grant cycle is open. Applications are being accepted for acquisition of public land, development of recreation facilities and renovation of existing outdoor recreation facilities. Qualified ...
  • The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention urges people to take steps to limit exposure to rabies from August into early September. Bats play an important role in local ecosystems but they can spread viruses ...
  • Get Updates from Local Trout Unlimited Group
    Georges River Trout Unlimited monthly chapter meetings remain suspended until further notice. The GRTU board continues to meet virtually. The chapter’s projects at Quantabacook Lake dam and the Jam/Black Brook are ...
  • Microbes May Model Extraterrestrial Life
    A new study has revealed unique life strategies of two major groups of microbes that live below Earth’s surface called Patescibacteria and DPANN. A publication in “Frontiers in Microbiology” reports that these groups, originally thought to ...
  • Cyanobacteria on Damariscotta Lake
    Recent reports of cyanobacteria in Damariscotta Lake have led to concerns about water quality and safety there. “These organisms have been around for billions of years, so there aren’t any easy fixes to simply make them go away quickly” ... 
  • The Maine Department of Marine Resources will join the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries in a research effort that will provide information about the presence of great white ...
  • The State Park Camping Reservations Call Center will close for the season on Friday, September 11, at 4 p.m. The volume and variety of calls this season was high. Internet reservations will continue through Sunday, September 13 ...
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