• Free Field Tour in Bremen, 3-5 p.m. Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District and Maine Forest Service sponsor the trip led by forester Morten Moesswilde to the Koubek property, where tree selection for a future forest is being made. Dress for the field. FMI: 441-2895, 596-2040 or


  • Fabric & Electrical Repair Cafe at Belfast Free Library, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Belfast Community Works hosts the free event aimed at helping the environment by keeping stuff out of the landfill while building community. Practical knowledge of darning, patching, zipper repair, stuffed animal first aid, and small appliance repair will be shared over a hot drink and cake.


  • “What’s a Woodlot – and What Do I Do If I Have One?” Topic of Talk, 6 p.m., Belfast Free Library. Morten Moesswilde, district forester with Maine Forest Service, gives info on how to manage a woodlot for various uses, such as wildlife habitat, mushrooms or firewood. He will also give an update on invasive browntail moths, which have made their way to Waldo County. FMI: 441-2895 or


  • Brown Bag Lunch at Hope Library: “The Writer in the Garden,” noon. The library opens its new series with a talk by local farmer and gardener Anne Perkins on some of the classics of garden literature that have enchanted her and describe how gardens can be beautiful and productive. Bring lunch; beverages and desserts will be provided.
  • Talk on Medomak Valley Heirloom Seed Project, noon, Grace Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington St., Bath. Free public talk by Neil Lash on the project that was started at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro and which aims to preserve endangered plant biodiversity. Hosted by Bath Garden Club.
  • “Products and Plants That Make Gardening Easier,” 2 p.m., Belfast Free Library. Free public talk by Hammond Buck of Plants Unlimited in Rockport on deer-resistant cultivars and specialty grasses that require little care. He will discuss clover in place of blue grass for lawns, shrubs that need minor pruning and specialty tools. Part of Belfast Garden Club’s daytime speakers series.


  • Woodlot Tour at Century Farm in Morrill, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Woodlot owners, loggers and those interested in woodlot management are invited to the review of a fall 2017 harvest done with a chainsaw and small skidder. The free public field tour is one in a series held by Waldo County Soil & Water Conservation District and Maine Forest Service. Meet at the farm, 133 North Main St. (Route 131), .8 mile north of the store. Tour takes place regardless of weather; if driving is iffy, call to confirm: 441-2895.


  • “Living Large with Less,” Thurs., March 29, at 7 p.m., Camden Public Library. The course on downsizing is led by Sean and Linda Fowlds, who were able to fit all of their possessions into an SUV for their move to Maine. They will discuss how to be better organized, how to use tech to simplify life, and how to maximize money in order to live large with less. FMI:
  • Spring Timber Frame Construction Workshop in Jefferson, Thurs.-Sun., May 3-6, at Hidden Valley Nature Center. Eight students will work with two experts to build a frame, from tree harvesting to finished structure. $450 Midcoast Conservancy & MOFGA members; $500 others. FMI: or 389-5150.