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Discovery Channel show features Maine coast, July 1
Announcement - Thursday, June 30, 2011 

Some of Maine's most beautiful coastline will be featured July 1 on the Discovery Channel’s show “Dual Survival.” The episode was filmed early this spring at Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land and Quoddy Head State Park in Washington County, both properties managed by the Bureau of Public Lands. The episode “Road to Nowhere” begins at 9 p.m. and features survival experts Cody Lundin and Dave Canterbury. According to the show’s website, they “take on the role of two travelers, lost and out of gas on an abandoned logging road. Their only resource is a broken down truck which they pillage for all its worth including a can of dog food.”
BEP Rulemaking Hearing on Wind Turbine Noise, July 7
Action Alert - Thursday, June 30, 2011 

The Maine Board of Environmental Protection will hold a public hearing on a proposed rule to establish noise standards for wind energy developments. At the Augusta Civic Center, July 7, 8:30 am.
Coyote ~ America's Songdog, July 7
Event - Posted - Thursday, June 30, 2011 

Biologist Geri Vistein will present an interactive and visual presentation about coyote’s relationship with Native peoples and European Americans, with the life of Maine’s ecosystems, and with us.At Personal Bookshop and Gallery, 144 Main Street,Thomaston, July 7 at 7 pm.
Black Fly Festival, July 2
Event - Posted - Wednesday, June 29, 2011 

The second annual Black Fly Festival will be held in Milo on July 2 starting at 9 am. Children’s games followed by a parade starting at 11 am. Country Western Jamboree at 4 pm.
We Were an Island: The Maine Life of Art & Nan Kellam
Publication - Tuesday, June 28, 2011 

Art & Nan Kellam bought Placentia Island off the mid-coast of Maine in 1948. There was no electricity, no running water and no indoor plumbing. They rowed a boat two miles to the nearest store when they needed supplies. They cooked their food – most of which they grew or caught themselves – on a wood stove with oak split from an axe Art wielded with great precision. Their efforts at conversation led them to deed Placentia to The Nature Conservancy.
Acadia Always, June 23
Announcement - Thursday, June 23, 2011 

MPBN Community Films offers a brand new look at one of America’s favorite national parks, Acadia. June 23 at 10 pm on Maine Public TV.
Hands Across the Sand, June 25
Event - Posted - Thursday, June 23, 2011 

On June 25, the people of the world will join hands to champion clean energy solutions to our filthy fuels problem. Events in Maine at East End Beach in Portland and Long Sands Beach in York.
Volunteer for Baxter State Park, June 25-26
Event - Posted - Thursday, June 23, 2011 

Join other volunteers to help Baxter State Park. There are logs to be split for firewood using a log splitter and logs to be peeled for repair projects (such as sign posts, cabin railings, etc.). June 25-26.
Bowers Mt. wind project hearing, June 27-28
Action Alert - Thursday, June 23, 2011 

First Wind has proposed 27 forty-three story tall turbines spread out over 4.5 miles of mountain tops in eastern Maine. Public hearing at Ella P. Burr School, Lincoln, June 27-28, 6 pm.
Viles Arboretum Seeking High School Intern
Announcement - Wednesday, June 22, 2011 

The Viles Arboretum in Augusta is seeking a mature, organized and motivated high school senior to assist with its afternoon summer camp program for six weeks, July 11 through August 19, from 12:30–3:30 pm each afternoon. A selection will be made by the end of June.
National Ocean Council New England Listening Session, Jun 27
 - Wednesday, June 22, 2011 

The Department of the Interior will host a public listening session on June 27 at Exeter High School in Exeter, NH, to obtain comment on expanded outlines of the National Ocean Council’s strategic action plans. Released on June 2, these plans are being developed to implement President Obama’s National Policy for the Stewardship of the Oceans, Our Coasts and the Great Lakes.
Wildlife Road Watch
Announcement - Tuesday, June 21, 2011 

The Maine Audubon Wildlife Road Watch is a web-based map and database designed to record your observations of road-side and road-killed wildlife.
Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us, Jun 28
Event - Posted - Tuesday, June 21, 2011 

This film will be shown at Merryspring Nature Center in Camden on June 28 at 7 pm. Sponsored by The Heirloom Garden of Maine and Merryspring Nature Center.
Red tide talk, Jun 28
Event - Posted - Tuesday, June 21, 2011 

Phytoplankton ecologist Dr. Cynthia Heil will kick off Bigelow Laboratory’s 2011 program of summer Cafe Scientifique gatherings with a discussion of the ecology of red tides. At Bigelow Laboratory, West Boothbay Harbor, June 28, 6 pm.
Honey Bees, Jun 28
Event - Posted - Tuesday, June 21, 2011 

Christi Heminway of Gold Star Honey Bees will talk about the importance of bees to plants, animals, and humans, and the latest research on colony collapse disorder, its possible causes, and solutions. At Cathance River Education Alliance, Topsham, June 28, 6:30 pm.
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