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Forestry Practices on Maine's Public Lands, Apr 9
Event - Posted - Monday, March 31, 2014 

Bill Haslam will discuss the nature of Maine's Public Lands program including its goals, history and management controversies. At Univ of Maine at Farmington, Roberts Learning Center, Room C23, April 9, 7 pm. Sponsored by Western Maine Audubon.
Wind Over Wings: Raptor Rehab, Apr 9
Event - Posted - Monday, March 31, 2014 

Hope Douglas, a wildlife rehabilitator at Wind Over Wings, will present a live eastern screech owl, golden eagle, red-tailed hawk, and raven. At Curtis Library, Brunswick, April 9, 7 pm.
Canine Hiking Buddies & Bangor-area Treks, Apr 8
Event - Posted - Sunday, March 30, 2014 

Aislinn Sarnacki, outdoor reporter for the Bangor Daily News, will speak about hiking with dogs and trails of the greater Bangor area. She will also suggest trails for all skill levels that are located within an hour of Bangor, including some wheel-chair accessible wilderness trails. At Bangor Public Library, April 8, 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by Appalachian Mountain Club.
Managing Livestock on Pasture Workshop, Apr 5
Event - Posted - Saturday, March 29, 2014 

Learn about managing beef or dairy cows, goats, sheep, horses or other animals. At Sangerville Community Room, April 5, 9 am - noon. Pre-register by March 31.
Birdlife in the Gulf of Maine, Apr 3
Event - Posted - Thursday, March 27, 2014 

Rebecca Holberton, Director of Laboratory of Avian Biology, University of Maine, will focus on bird movements in the Gulf of Maine region; new technologies about bird behavior and ecology; the challenges birds face in our region; and what the public can do. At Ladd Recreation Center, Wayne, April 3, 7 pm. Sponsored by Kennebec Land Trust.
BDN Poll: Anti-park bill in the Maine legislature
Action Alert - Monday, March 24, 2014 

The Bangor Daily News is running an online poll asking if you support a bill requiring state approval of federal projects in Maine exceeding 5 acres?
Holes in Trees 2014
Publication - Thursday, March 20, 2014 

The Nature Conservancy has created a handy identification aid for holes in trees. In it you will find pictures of bird- and bug-caused holes.
Toxic Hot Seat, Mar 29 & 30
Event - Posted - Thursday, March 20, 2014 

This new HBO documentary follows a courageous group of firefighters and mothers, journalists and scientists, politicians and activists, including former Maine House Speaker Hannah Pingree, as they fight to expose a shadowy campaign of deception that left a toxic legacy in our homes and bodies. At Space Gallery, Portland, March 29 at 7:30 pm; and at Strand Theater, Rockland, March 30 at 2 pm. Sponsored by Environmental Health Strategy Center.
Earth Hour, Mar 29
Action Alert - Thursday, March 20, 2014 

Earth Hour is a global movement uniting people to protect the planet. By asking individuals, cities, landmarks and business to turn their non-essential lights off for one hour and commit to reducing their environmental impact, we are showing everyone that the world's environmental issues don't have to overwhelm us. Small things we do every day can make a better future. March 29, 8:30 pm. ~ World Wildlife Fund
Ecological Recovery in the Kennebec Watershed, Mar 27
Event - Posted - Wednesday, March 19, 2014 

John Lichter, Ecosystem Ecologist, Director of Environmental Studies, Bowdoin College, will discuss Kennebec River restoration from a historical ecology viewpoint; current obstacles to ecological recovery; and benefits Maine communities may realize from ecological recovery. At Ladd Recreation Center, Wayne, March 27, 7 pm. Sponsored by Kennebec Land Trust.
Making Friends with Flying Squirrels, Mar 25
Event - Posted - Tuesday, March 18, 2014 

After meteorologist Mark Bloomer caught sight of Northern Flying Squirrels gliding from tree-to-tree near his cabin in Fort Fairfield he built an elaborate feeder on his porch, allowing him to observe elusive flying squirrels like never before. "Mark's squirrels" have since been featured in Sir David Attenborough's BBC series The Life of Mammals, Downeast Magazine, and Brown University students' biological research. Hear Mark's fascinating story. At Topsham Public Library, Mar 25, 6:30 pm. Sponsored by Cathance River Education Alliance.
First Impressions Alaska, Mar 25
Event - Posted - Tuesday, March 18, 2014 

Doug Suitor shares his photos and birding adventures in Alaska highlighting the gaudy landscapes, absurd numbers of birds, and large animals that will stomp on or eat you. At Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, March 25, 7 pm. Sponsored by Merrymeeting Audubon.
Creating & Sustaining Vibrant Local Economies in Maine, Mar 22
Event - Posted - Saturday, March 15, 2014 

More than 20 Maine-based environmental, economic development, labor, and civic groups are sponsoring this conference, which focuses on providing greater support for local economic enterprises to produce vibrant and thriving economic development for Maine, rather than trying to lure a few large employers to the state. At University of Maine at Augusta, Randall Student Center, March 22, 9 am - 4 pm.
Creating and Sustaining Vibrant Local Economies in Maine, Mar 22
Event - Posted - Thursday, March 13, 2014 

Organizers interested in building vibrant, local economies have arranged a statewide conference. At University of Maine at Augusta, Randall Student Resource Center Lounge, March 22, 9:30 am - 4 pm.
Thoreau's Journeys through the Maine Wilderness, Mar 20
Event - Posted - Thursday, March 13, 2014 

Paul Johnson will revisit Henry David Thoreau's trips to Maine in 1846, 1853 and 1857, each of which followed ancient Wabanaki canoe routes through vast, primitive wilderness. At Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, March 20, 7 pm. Sponsored by Appalachian Mountain Club Maine Chapter.
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