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Conservation funding assistance available for Maine ag producers
Announcement - Friday, January 29, 2016 

Agricultural producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program. Deadline: March 2, 2018.
In The Blood, Feb 5
Event - Posted - Friday, January 29, 2016 

By combining archived films, photographs, oral histories told by the men themselves, and live music by Sumner McKane and Joshua Robbins, "In The Blood" brings the Maine lumberman’s 19th century reality to life. At Frontier, Brunswick, Feb 5, 8 pm.
Where does seafood come from? Feb 4
Event - Posted - Thursday, January 28, 2016 

Ed Robinson will talk about how seafood is harvested and produced. At Orr's Island Library, Harpswell, Feb 4, 7 pm.
Acadians of the St. John Valley, Feb 4 & 6
Announcement - Thursday, January 28, 2016 

Maine Public television will broadcast an hour­long documentary, “Acadians of the St. John Valley,” for the first time on Feb 4 and 6 to all of Maine and the Maritimes.
Local Food, Local Hunger, Feb 3
Event - Posted - Wednesday, January 27, 2016 

Greta Huff of Wiscasset's Morris Farm will address: What is food insecurity? How does it affect the people of Maine? How can we get rid of food insecurity in Maine? At Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Thorne Hall, Hutchinson Room, Feb 3, 6:30 pm
Maine State Park Campground Reservations
Announcement - Monday, January 25, 2016 

Maine State Park reservations for 2016 will open February 1 for Sebago Lake State Park and February 8 for all other Maine state parks (except Baxter State Park).
Help wanted: Seasonal Biologists
Announcement - Monday, January 25, 2016 

Two full-time seasonal biologists needed to monitor and manage endangered least terns, piping plovers, and red knots on beaches in Southern Maine during the 2016 field season for Maine Audubon.
Maine Farmers’ Market Convention, Jan 31
Event - Posted - Sunday, January 24, 2016 

This day-long event is an opportunity for farmers’ market members, managers, and supporters to come together to learn from one another and from experts in related fields. At Maple Hill Farm Inn, Hallowell, January 31.
Climate Change Research Report, Jan 29
Event - Posted - Friday, January 22, 2016 

Mike Retelle, professor of geology at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, will share the results of his climate-change research on Svalbard, an extensively glaciated archipelago in the Norwegian high arctic that sits at the boundary of polar and North Atlantic waters. At L.L.Bea, Freeport, Jan 29, 7 pm
Maine Huts and Trails xc ski, Jan 29
Event - Posted - Friday, January 22, 2016 

31 miles on Maine Huts and Trails system including a stop at hut at Grand Falls, January 29. Suitable for fit advanced beginners and above skiers. Sponsored by Appalachian Mountain Club.
A New National Park and Recreation Area for Maine? Jan 28
Event - Posted - Thursday, January 21, 2016 

Lucas St. Clair will present the proposed new National Park and Recreation Area on lands east of Baxter State Park and will be available for questions and answers. At Curtis Library, Brunswick, Jan 28, presentation at 7 pm following potluck at 6 pm. Sponsored by Appalachian Mountain Club Maine Chapter.
Birds of Southeast Asia, Jan 28
Event - Posted - Thursday, January 21, 2016 

Dr. Howie Nielson, world class birder and ecologist, has lived for seven years in Cambodia acting as a trainer of local bird guides at Sam Veasna Center for Wildlife Conservation, helping to establish ecotourism in the region, birding for conservation organizations, and practicing dentistry in remote areas. At Viles Arboretum, Augusta, Jan 28, 7 pm. Sponsored by Augusta Bird Club.
Monhegan as a Microcosm of Maine's Coastal Forests, Jan 27
Event - Posted - Wednesday, January 20, 2016 

Monhegan Island, with its literary, social, and artistic associations, forms a microcosm for illustrating issues in Maine’s coastal forests. A panel of experts on Maine's coastal forests will share their knowledge of the ecosystem. Sponsored by Maine Coast Heritage Trust and Wolfe’s Neck Farm. At Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, Jan 27, 5-7 pm.
Friends of Casco Bay meeting, Jan 27
Event - Posted - Wednesday, January 20, 2016 

Friends of Casco Bay Volunteer Appreciation Celebration & 2016 Annual Members Meeting. Hear about the updated Casco Bay Health Index and meet the new Casco Baykeeper, Ivy Frignoca. At Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, Jan 27, 5:30 pm.
The Once and Future Ocean, Jan 26
Event - Posted - Tuesday, January 19, 2016 

Peter Neill’s The Once and Future Ocean aspires to do nothing less than transform our relationship with the world’s most promising and imperiled natural element: the ocean and the inter-connected cycles of water. At College of the Atlantic, Gates Community Center, Bar Harbor, Jan 26, 7 pm.
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