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Champagne on the Sheepscot, Sep 7
Event - Posted - Saturday, August 31, 2019 

Champagne, full bar, wine stations, at gourmet appetizers at a fundraiser for Midcoast Conservancy. At Alna, September 7, 4:30-7 pm.
Bills & Beaks Tell What They Eat, Sep 7
Event - Posted - Saturday, August 31, 2019 

Engaging hands-on activities for families and children. At L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley, September 7, 1-2 pm.
Field Trip: Morse Mountain, Sep 7
Event - Posted - Saturday, August 31, 2019 

Bates Morse Mountain Conservation Area is a great spot for watching the Fall migration of raptors. Meet at Morse Mountain parking lot, Phippsburg, September 7, 8 am. Sponsored by Merrymeeting Audubon.
Exploring the Forests of Lilliput – Elfin World of Lichens and Mosses, Sep 7
Event - Posted - Saturday, August 31, 2019 

Jeff Pengel, a Maine Master Naturalist instructor, will lead a walk focused on the diminutive mosses and lichens. At Cathance River Education Alliance, Topsham, September 7, 10 am - 12 pm, pre-register.
Pollinator Day, Sep 7
Event - Posted - Saturday, August 31, 2019 

A family-friendly event to learn about the important role pollinators and native plants play in our ecosystem. At UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm, Falmouth, September 7, 2 pm.
Consumer Owned Utilities, Sep 5
Event - Posted - Wednesday, August 28, 2019 

Rep. Seth Berry, House Chair, Maine Legislature's Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities, and Technology, will discuss the idea of a consumer-owned electric utility for Maine. At Bath Senior Center, September 5, 5:30 pm.
Soil health workshops, Sep 3-5
Event - Posted - Tuesday, August 27, 2019 

Workshops will demonstrate the principles of soil health, and how livestock management can influence soil quality and the environment.
• Sep 3, Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & Environment, Freeport
• Sep 4, Rainbow Valley Farm, Sidney
• Sep 5, Hardy Farm, Farmington
Vote for the NRCM 2019 People's Choice Award
Announcement - Monday, August 26, 2019 

Vote (once) for the Natural Resources Council of Maine's 2019 People's Choice Award. Voting closes September 9 at noon. Finalists:
• Donald Cote, Vassalboro
• Sandi Howard, Caratunk
• Don Miskill, Orrs Island
• Sandy & Wynn Muller, Wilton
• Sally Trice, Portland
Stop financing the destruction of the Amazon
Action Alert - Friday, August 23, 2019 

BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, is cashing in on the record-setting destructive fires spreading quickly across Amazon rainforests by investing millions in the oil, mining and agribusiness industries in Brazil that are destroying rainforests and indigenous homes and worsening the climate crisis. Demand that BlackRock divest completely from these operations immediately. ~ CREDO Action
Rangeley Outdoor Film Festival, Aug 30
Event - Posted - Friday, August 23, 2019 

The Rangeley Trail Town Festival features a variety of short films about the outdoors. At RFA Lakeside Theater, Rangeley, August 30, 7 pm, $6 for adults, $3 for Appalachian Trail hikers and children under 12.
LightHawk Paper Plane Contest
Announcement - Thursday, August 22, 2019 

Enter your best paper airplane design for a chance to have it mailed to thousands in LightHawk's 2019 Holiday Letter. Deadline: October 18, 2019.
BTLT Seeks Community Input on Future Conservation
Announcement - Tuesday, August 20, 2019 

The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust is seeking community input on its current and future conservation work in Brunswick, Topsham, and Bowdoin. A community survey is available online until September 2.
Butler to speak on conservation, Aug 27
Event - Posted - Tuesday, August 20, 2019 

Conservationist Gil Butler will discuss his efforts to establish outdoor education programs and conservation projects in Maine and throughout North and South America. At College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, August 27, 9 am, free, parking on campus is by permit only.
Solo Paddle of Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Aug 27
Event - Posted - Tuesday, August 20, 2019 

Laurie Apgar Chandler will read from and discuss her book “Upwards,” which tells her story as the first woman to solo paddle New England’s 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail. At Bailey Library, Winthrop, August 27, 6:30 pm.
Keeping Acadia Healthy With New Science, Aug 26
Event - Posted - Monday, August 19, 2019 

Abraham Miller-Rushing and Rebecca Cole-Will will discuss how Acadia National Park is facing a triple environmental challenge: global warming, acid rain, and increased visitation. At Bar Harbor, August 26, 5 pm.
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