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Sunday, December 9, 2018
Thursday, December 6, 2018 2:05 PM
Walter Simmons of Duck Trap Decoys will give a presentation about his seabird restoration decoys
  • The Sebasticook Regional Land Trust will hold its monthly speaker series meeting on Wednesday, December 12, for an exploration of what happened to the landscape after the glaciers retreated. Dr. Kevin Spigel, professor of geoscience at Unity College will explain how the environment has evolved since the glaciers receded 12,000 years ago
  • New Bog Bridges for Little River Trail
    A grant from Maine Community Foundation has enabled Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition (BBWC) to purchase enough cedar planks to replace most of the 180 aging and breaking bog bridges along the five-mile trail through Belfast
  • Bird Walk December 1 in Damariscotta in Search of  Northern Shrike
    Northern Shrike, which often visit the area this time of year after breeding in taiga and tundra farther north. A predatory songbird that feeds on small birds, mammals and insects
  • Casting for Recovery at Trout Unlimited Meeting December 10
    Bonnie Holding, Maine program coordinator for Casting for Recovery, and Mike May, of Togus VA Medical Center’s Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, will give a joint presentation
  • Natural Resources Council of Maine will host its Polar Bear Plunge and 5K Race to help fight climate change on Monday, December 31, at East End Beach in Portland
  • Youth Cross-Country Ski Lease Program and Ski Clinic
    Midcoast Conservancy is partnering with Outdoor Sports Institute to provide affordable cross-country ski equipment to local kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. Families can lease high-quality skis, boots and poles for the entire winter
  • The students have been breaking trail, hauling rocks, constructing bridges and creating handrails since school started in September, all while being conscious of respecting the natural world around them and using resources found in nature
  • The History of Coinage, Part II at Union Historical Society
    Numismatist Brad Hennemuth of Lincolnville continues his history of coinage at Union Historical Society on Wednesday, November 7, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Through September, 255,553 campers had been recorded, breaking the previous all-time camping record of 254,789 set in 2016. A final camping total will be complete after December 31
  • Maine Coast Heritage Trust Conserves Monroe Island
    Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) acquired Monroe Island, opening one of the largest undeveloped islands in Penobscot Bay to the public as a preserve. Monroe Island, a half mile from the Owls Head shore, offers an extraordinary experience for day visitors and overnight campers
  • Book Review: Susan Hand Shetterly Takes an Intimate Look at Seaweed
    There are books that change the way you see things. Nicholson Baker’s “The Mezzanine” brought a quirky new perspective to shoelaces. John McPhee’s “Annals of the Former World” forever altered my view of highways cut through cliffs . . .
  • Registration Now Open for 2019 Trek Across Maine
    The Trek Across Maine is the largest fundraiser for the American Lung Association and has raised more than $24 million in the past 30-plus years
  • Unity College Offers Wilderness First Responder SOLO for Spring and Fall —
    Unity College is offering a 72- to 80-hour Wilderness First Responder (WFR) SOLO this spring, and again in the fall. The course gives individuals an opportunity to gain skills in response and assessment, musculoskeletal injuries . . .
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