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Your Maine farm photo could win seats at an organic farm dinner; deadline Aug 7
Announcement - Tuesday, July 31, 2018 

Submit a photo of your favorite Maine farm by August 7 to enter a drawing for a pair of seats at a farm dinner at Bumbleroot Organic Farm in Windham on August 10. Sponsored by Maine Farmland Trust.
Maine Calling: Breakpoint, Aug 6
Announcement - Tuesday, July 31, 2018 

Jeremy Jackson and Steve Chapel, the authors of a new book about the crises facing our environment, discuss the pressing problems and possible solutions. On Maine Public Radio, August 6, 1 pm.
The State of Maine’s Wildlife, Aug 6
Event - Posted - Tuesday, July 31, 2018 

Judy Camuso, wildlife director, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, will give updates on moose, bears and loons, as well as trends, concerns and recent successes with endangered and threatened species. At Moore Community Center, Ellsworth, August 6, 7 pm.
Ireland’s peat power stations should not be converted to biomass
Action Alert - Monday, July 30, 2018 

Oppose a plan to co-fire wood pellets in peat power stations in Ireland and to convert them to burn 100% biomass. Wood pellets from forests in the US are the most likely biomass source for the industrial-scale co-firing and power station conversions in Ireland.
Invasive Species, Their Impacts on our Environment, and Tips for Gardening, Aug 6
Event - Posted - Monday, July 30, 2018 

Nancy Sferra, Director of Stewardship for The Nature Conservancy in Maine, will speak about some of the most widespread and aggressive invasive species, Maine laws related to invasive species, and how you can garden to minimize your impact on our native landscape. At Highland Green Community Center, Topsham, August 6, 7 pm.
Maine Atlantic Salmon Museum Vintage Photo Exhibit
Announcement - Sunday, July 29, 2018 

Historic photos (1914-1950) depicting the connections between salmon and the people of Maine. At Downeast Salmon Federation, East Machias, through September 1.
Kids Day of Play, Aug 4
Event - Posted - Saturday, July 28, 2018 

Children and families are invited for an afternoon of outdoor fun at Schulten Farm in Woolwich, August 4, 12-3 pm. Sponsored by Kennebec Estuary Land Trust.
Going Native: Using native perennials, shrubs and trees in the garden, Aug 4
Event - Posted - Saturday, July 28, 2018 

Heather McCargo, director of the Wild Seed Project, will discuss gardening with native plants in a variety of different site conditions, recommend a diverse collection of plants for the home landscape, and talk about easy methods for native seed sowing. At at College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, August 4, 4 pm, pre-register.
Smith Wildlife Conservation Area Dedication, Aug 4
Event - Posted - Saturday, July 28, 2018 

A dedication ceremony for the 125-acre Ezra Smith Wildlife Conservation Area in Mount Vernon, donated in March 2018 by George and Linda Smith, will be held August 4, 9 am.
Seaweed Tasting, Aug 3
Event - Posted - Friday, July 27, 2018 

Sample delicious and nutritious Ocean's Balance and Cup of Sea seaweed products. At Maine Historical Society, Portland, August 3, 5-8 pm.
Speak up for Maine's remote lands
Action Alert - Thursday, July 26, 2018 

A proposal by the Maine Land Use Planning Commission (LUPC) threatens the places we love by allowing new residential development in remote places, such as in close proximity to remote lakes and trails. Send a letter to the LUPC. ~ Appalachian Mountain Club
Paddle After Hours, Aug 2
Event - Posted - Thursday, July 26, 2018 

Join an evening paddle on the Androscoggin River in downtown Lewiston-Auburn. This event is a part of The Source to The Sea Trek, organized by the Androscoggin River Watershed Council and sponsored by the Androscoggin Land Trust.
Farmers talk about conserving pollinators, Aug 1
Event - Posted - Wednesday, July 25, 2018 

Join farmers Brady Hatch and Brendan Quillen for a free walk and talk, “Pollinators in Agriculture: Who’s Who and How to Conserve Them.” At Morning Dew Farm, Damariscotta, August 1, 5-7 pm.
Friends of Baxter State Park benefit, July 31
Event - Posted - Tuesday, July 24, 2018 

Join Friends of Baxter State Park for a benefit night. Flatbread Company will donate a portion of all receipts from the evening to Friends. At Portland, July 31, 5-9 pm.
Pasture walks, Jul 30 - Sep 9
Event - Posted - Monday, July 23, 2018 

The Maine Grass Farmers Network is hosting free pasture walks this summer on July 30, August 8, and September 9.
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