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Plan for the Future of Your Land, May 7
Event - Posted - Tuesday, April 30, 2019 

UMaine School of Forest Resources professor Jessica Leahy will discuss how to get started thinking about land succession, including selling, or giving it to a family member, or putting it into a conservation easement. At Wiscasset Community Center, May 7, 6 pm. Sponsored by Midcoast Conservancy and Kennebec Estuary Land Trust.
Anyone can be a naturalist, May 7
Event - Posted - Tuesday, April 30, 2019 

Nat Wheelwright, author of “The Naturalist’s Notebook” will discuss how to become a naturalist no matter what your background. At Topsham Public Library, May 7, 6 pm.
Climate change in Freeport, May 6
Event - Posted - Monday, April 29, 2019 

Maine House Speaker Sarah Gideon and a panel of local experts will offer information and context about possible climate change impacts. At Freeport Conservation Trust annual meeting, Freeport Community Center, May 6, 7 pm.
Saving Thoreau's Birthplace, May 5
Event - Posted - Sunday, April 28, 2019 

Lucille Stott will give a slide talk about her book, "Saving Thoreau's Birthplace: How Citizens Rallied to Bring Henry Out of the Woods." At Curtis Library, Brunswick, May 5, 2 pm.
Penny’s Preserve hike, May 5
Event - Posted - Sunday, April 28, 2019 

Trail stewards Jo Barrett and Bob Sullivan will lead a quarry hike. At Penny’s Preserve Trail, Blue Hill, May 5, 1 pm. Sponsored by Blue Hill Heritage Trust.
2019 Count Fish at Nequasset
Action Alert - Saturday, April 27, 2019 

Alewives are expected sometime between the end of April and early May at the Nequasset Fish Ladder in Woolwich. Counting the fish helps determine the health of the run. Nequasset Fish Count sign ups are open.
World Naked Gardening Day, May 4
Event - Posted - Saturday, April 27, 2019 

World Naked Gardening Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated annually on the first Saturday in May. The purpose is to help people liberate themselves and help them reconnect with the natural world.
Global Big Day, May 4
Event - Posted - Saturday, April 27, 2019 

Join more than 30,000 others and become a part of Global Big Day. You don’t have to commit to birding for 24 hours—an hour or even 10 minutes of watching birds makes you part of the team. May 4.
Vernal Pool Exploration, May 4
Event - Posted - Saturday, April 27, 2019 

Join Explore Outdoors! education coordinator Julianne Taylor for a visit to the vernal pool. At Miles Lane Trails, Bucksport, May 4, 9 am. Sponsored by Downeast Audubon.
Wilderness First Aid training, May 4-5
Event - Posted - Saturday, April 27, 2019 

Learn to assess & treat injuries in outdoor situations. Two-day course taught by Wilderness Medical Associates. At Maine Audubon, Falmouth, May 4-5, $175-$250, pre-register.
Building Thriving Communities, May 4
Event - Posted - Saturday, April 27, 2019 

Get the knowledge and tools needed to empower local action on Health, Food, Forestry, Energy, Water and Economy to build a positive future for all. Keynote Speaker, Gus Speth, Senior Fellow and co-chair of the Next System Project at the Democracy Collaborative; Co-Founder of Natural Resources Defense Council; Founder of World Resources Institute; former Dean, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies; senior adviser on environmental issues to Presidents Carter and Clinton. At Hutchinson Center, UMaine, Belfast, May 4, $50.
Tune up your paddling skills, equipment and knowledge, May 2
Event - Posted - Thursday, April 25, 2019 

Scott Shea, Master Maine Guide, helps you prepare for another season of paddling the beautiful waters of Maine. At Curtis Library, Brunswick, May 2, 7 pm. Sponsored by Appalachian Mountain Club.
Invasive plants workshop, May 2
Event - Posted - Thursday, April 25, 2019 

The Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District and UMaine Cooperative Extension will host a workshop on the ecology, impacts, identification and management of invasive plants. At the Cooperative Extension Office, Paris, May 2, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm, $15, preregister.
Great Meadow at Sieur de Monts, May 2
Event - Posted - Thursday, April 25, 2019 

Wild Acadia Project Coordinator Brian Henkel will talk about the past and future of the Great Meadow at Sieur de Monts in Acadia National Park. At Jesup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor, May 2, 7 pm.
5th Annual Source Maine Sustainability Awards, May 1
Event - Posted - Wednesday, April 24, 2019 

Celebrate the winners of the fifth annual Source Maine Sustainability Awards. At Vineland Farms, New Gloucester, May 1, 5:30 to 7:30 pm.
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