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Cod is Dead, Jun 7
Event - Posted - Thursday, May 31, 2018 

This Netflix documentary focuses on the domestic seafood industry, and the business and regulatory climate that has made it increasingly difficult for fishermen to make a living. Followed by a panel of Maine commercial fishermen. At Curtis Library, Brunswick, June 7, 7 pm.
Native Plant Walk: Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge, Jun 6
Event - Posted - Wednesday, May 30, 2018 

Heather McCargo, Director of the Wild Seed Project, will lead a walk to discover native wildflowers, ferns, trees and understory shrubs that grow in a mature woodland overlooking a salt marsh with views to the Atlantic. At Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Wells, June 6, 9:30 - 11:00 am, members of Maine Audubon and Wild Seed Project $20, nonmembers $25.
Strength in Times of Change, Jun 6
Event - Posted - Wednesday, May 30, 2018 

Kristen Puryear, Maine Natural Areas Program ecologist, and Barbara Vickery, retired Director of Science at The Nature Conservancy, will share information about changes due to climate change that we can observe in our local plants and wildlife. At Patten Library, Bath, June 6, 6 pm. Sponsored by ennebec Estuary Land Trust.
Invasive upland plant workshop, Jun 5
Event - Posted - Tuesday, May 29, 2018 

The Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District in conjunction with the Maine Forest Service will hold a workshop on identification and control of invasive plants. At UMaine at Farmington, June 5, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm.
Maine Forests and Their Importance to People, Nature, and Our Climate, Jun 4
Event - Posted - Tuesday, May 29, 2018 

Mark Berry, Forest Program Director for The Nature Conservancy in Maine, will speak about the importance of Maine’s forest to our economy, our quality of life, and the natural world, and its vital importance for tackling climate change. At Highland Green Community Center, Topsham, June 4, 7 pm.
Acadia National Park Advisory Commission meeting, Jun 4
Announcement - Monday, May 28, 2018 

The Acadia National Park Advisory Commission will meet to hear updates on the Park Draft Transportation Plan as well as updates about the Schoodic Institute and Friends of Acadia. At park headquarters, Bar Harbor, June 4, 1-3 pm.
Indigenous Foodways, Jun 3
Event - Posted - Sunday, May 27, 2018 

Karyn Marden (Abenaki descent), Ann Pollard-Ranco (Penobscot and Abenaki) and Alivia Moore (Penobscot) of Gedakina will give an overview of the history of indigenous food systems in Western Maine. At Bethel, June 3, 2-4 pm, $5.
The Forests of Lilliput, Jun 3
Event - Posted - Sunday, May 27, 2018 

Maine Master Naturalist Jeff Pengel will lead a walk to examine elfin sized lichens, liverworts, and mosses, clubmosses and ferns. At Cathance River Preserve, Topsham, June 3, 1-3 pm.
Field Trip: Brownfield Bog, Jun 3
Event - Posted - Sunday, May 27, 2018 

Major Gregory Sanborn Wildlife Management Area at Brownfield Bog consists of almost 6,000 acres of wetland and forest along the Saco River, southeast of Fryeburg. Many breeding birds. To carpool, meet at Brunswick Hanford, June 3, 6 am.; or at Brownfield Bog, 7:45 am. Sponsored by Merrymeeting Audubon.
Free fishing Weekend, Jun 2-3
Announcement - Saturday, May 26, 2018 

On June 2-3, anyone, including nonresidents, may fish for free without a license on Maine’s waterways, except those who have had their license suspended or revoked. All other rules and regulations apply, including bag and possession limits.
Field Trip: Hidden Valley Nature Center, Jun 2
Event - Posted - Saturday, May 26, 2018 

Explore this “Gem of Wilderness,” including Kettle Hole Bog (with boardwalk) and Little Dyer Pond. To carpool, meet at Bath Shopping Center, June 2, 6:30 am; or at Hidden Valley, Jefferson, 7:15 am. Sponsored by Merrymeeting Audubon.
Celebration of spring and fish passage, Jun 2
Event - Posted - Saturday, May 26, 2018 

Join the celebration of two key first steps in the fish passage restoration efforts in the Bagaduce River Watershed — the new fishways at Pierce’s Pond and Wight’s Pond, June 2, 11 am - 3 pm.
L.C.Bates Museum summer camps
Announcement - Saturday, May 26, 2018 

The L. C. Bates Museum at Good Will-Hinckley has announced its summer day camps. Guided by expert museum educators, kids learn through hands-on activities and fun outdoor explorations. There are camps for children interested in natural science, astronomy, art and museum work.
Lady slipper walk, Jun 2
Event - Posted - Saturday, May 26, 2018 

Meet at Walden-Parke Preserve’s kiosk at the end of Tamarack Trail, June 2, 10 am, for a mile-long wildflower walk. Sponsored by Bangor Land Trust.
Head of Tide Park Grand Opening, Jun 2
Event - Posted - Saturday, May 26, 2018 

After over a decade in the making, Head of Tide Park is now permanently conserved and will provide river and trail access, picnicking, watershed protection, and a beautiful scenic vista for the residents and visitors of Maine’s midcoast forever. At Head of Tide Park, Topsham, June 2, 12-4 pm.
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