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Growing Maine's Next Economy, May 7
Event - Posted - Thursday, April 30, 2015 

Alan Caron, president of Envision Maine, will speak to the transformative ideas, best practice strategies, and policies that he believes will create prosperity for all Maine people. David Vail, Adams-Catlin Professor of Economics Emeritus, will respond. At Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Moulton Union, May 7, 12:30 pm.
Energy efficiency vote
Action Alert - Wednesday, April 29, 2015 

There has been tremendous public outcry over the Maine Public Utilities Commission’s devastating vote to slash energy-efficiency funding. A bipartisan bill, LD 1215, would simply fix the typo (the missing “and”) in the law. The Maine House could vote as soon as April 30. Call or email your legislators today? ~ Natural Resources Council of Maine
Climate Solutions Mapping Project
Announcement - Wednesday, April 29, 2015 

The Climate Solutions Mapping Project is collecting information on community, business, governmental, and educational initiatives in Maine that are working to prevent further climate change (mitigation) and/or help Maine businesses and communities address the current and future changing climate (adaptation). To showcase your initiative: (1) on the map page, click on Sign In, (2) create a login and password, (3) enter your information on the data entry page and click Submit.
Brunswick Landing Birding, May 6
Event - Posted - Wednesday, April 29, 2015 

The easy trails go through varied habitats of mixed woods, fields, streams, and swamps to a pond. Expect to see a variety of migrating and nesting birds, including an active Osprey nest. Meet at the Brunswick Hannaford at 7:00 a.m. to carpool. Sponsored by Merrymeeting Audubon.
Collins Pond Bird Watching, May 6
Event - Posted - Wednesday, April 29, 2015 

Guided warbler exploration with Bill Sheehan. At Collins Pond, Caribou, May 6, 7 am.
AdventureConnect, May 5
Event - Posted - Tuesday, April 28, 2015 

The Adventure Travel Trade Association will hold the first ever AdventureConnect in Maine. At Frontier Café, Brunswick, May 5, 6-8 pm. Assumption of risk and release of liability agreement must be signed.
Plastic China, May 4
Event - Posted - Monday, April 27, 2015 

This film is about how plastic waste from all around the world, including the US, ends up in China. Followed by Q&A with the filmmaker. At Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium, May 4, 7 pm.
Building Habitats for Wildlife, May 3
Event - Posted - Sunday, April 26, 2015 

Explore the wide range of habitats utilized by forest wildlife. Learn how humans can help to augment the types of shelters available to animals by visiting the owl boxes, bat box, and native bee log. At Sewall Woods Preserve, Bath, May 3, 1 pm. Sponsored by Kennebec Estuary Land Trust.
World Naked Gardening Day, May 2
Event - Posted - Saturday, April 25, 2015 

Go figure.
Baxter State Park Clean Up, May 2
Event - Posted - Saturday, April 25, 2015 

Join the annual Baxter State Park Roadside Litter Patrol from Millinocket to Togue Pond Gate. May 2, 9 am-12 noon.
Birding at Skolfield Shores Preserve, May 2
Event - Posted - Saturday, April 25, 2015 

John Berry will lead participants through fields and forest and along the shore to look for spring birds on Middle Bay Cove inHarpswell Heritage Land Trust's Skolfield Shores Preserve. May 2, 9:30-11:30 am.
Bird Watching for Beginners, May 2
Event - Posted - Saturday, April 25, 2015 

Augusta Bird Club member Gabriella Howard will lead an educational and fun bird watching tour at Viles Arboretum, Augusta, May 2, 8-9:30 am.
MEACC Annual Meeting, May 9
Event - Posted - Saturday, April 25, 2015 

Maine Association of Conservation Commissions annual meeting. Doug Beck, Supervisor of Recreational Trails, Maine Bureau of Parks & Lands, will talk about funding for municipal recreational trails. At Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, May 9, 10 am-1:30 pm. RSVP by May 2.
Maypole Dance, May 2
Event - Posted - Saturday, April 25, 2015 

Lawn games, picnicking, fiddle music, children’s Spring sing-a-Long with acoustic singer-songwriter Annie Nixon, maypole dance. At Vaughan Homestead, Hallowell, May 2, 10:30 am - 12 noon.
Healthy Kids Bill, April 30
Event - Posted - Thursday, April 23, 2015 

Day of Action and public hearing on the Healthy Kids Bill, LD 948, which would require the Maine DEP to include products intended for pregnant women in its final phthalates rule, as well as in future rules targeting priority chemicals. LD 948 also will strengthen Maine's Kid-Safe Products Act by expanding the public’s access to information about toxic chemicals in products and the availability of safer alternatives. At Maine State House Welcome Center, Augusta, April 30, 10 am.
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