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Salt Marsh Ecology, Nov 7
Event - Posted - Wednesday, October 31, 2012 

Susan Adamowicz, research biologist at the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, will speak on salt marsh ecology. At Harpswell Heritage Land Trust Community Room, Harpswell, Nov 7, 7 pm.
Toxicology Talk, Nov 7
Event - Posted - Wednesday, October 31, 2012 

Professor John Wise, Director of the Maine Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health at the University of Southern Maine and Principal Investigator at the Wise Laboratory of Environmental and Genetic Toxicology, will explain how toxicology research is conducted. Sponsored by Cornerstones of Science. At Curtis Library, Brunswick, Nov 7, 12-1 pm.
Menhaden overfishing
Action Alert - Tuesday, October 30, 2012 

One of the most important fish in the ocean is on the brink of collapse. The menhaden population has decreased by an astounding 88 percent over the last 25 years. These fish are ground up to be used as pet food, fertilizer, and as "fish oil" in supplements. A single $100 million corporation, Omega Protein, takes more than 400 million pounds of these vital fish out of the Atlantic every year. This can't continue. Ask the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to impose a temporary moratorium to restore "the most important fish in the sea."
Essay contest focuses on sea
Announcement - Tuesday, October 30, 2012 

An appreciation of the cold, fertile waters of the Gulf of Maine could translate into cold, hard cash for some talented high school students through an essay contest sponsored by the film director of “From the Bow Seat” and the Gulf of Maine Marine Education Association. Deadline is June 15, 2013.
Preacher Birds and Teacher Birds, Nov 5
Event - Posted - Monday, October 29, 2012 

Jeffrey Wells and Allison Childs Wells will share "Surprising Stories about Maine’s Favorite Birds.” At University of Southern Maine, Lewiston-Auburn College, Lewiston, Nov 5, 6:30 pm. Sponsored by Stanton Bird Club.
Saw Mill Days, Nov 3-4
Event - Posted - Saturday, October 27, 2012 

Celebrate all things forestry. Displays, machines and demonstrations of all kinds through-out the day. At Higmo's Lumber-Music-Logging, Brunswick, Nov 3-4.
Sharing Sustainability: Building Resilient Communities, Nov 3
Event - Posted - Wednesday, October 24, 2012 

Speaker: Dylan Voorhees, Natural Resources Council of Maine. At Kennebec Valley Community College, Fairfield, Nov 3, 8 am - 3 pm.
Finding Donn Fendler, Nov 1 & 3
Announcement - Wednesday, October 24, 2012 

Finding Donn Fendler: Lost On A Mountain in Maine 72 Years Later is the true story of 12-year-old Donn Fendler who was lost on Mount Katahdin for nine days in 1939, and how two filmmakers try to turn his adventure into a feature film. Maine Public TV, Nov 1 at 10 pm and Nov 3 at 11 am.
Rachel Carson as iconic figure in American science, Oct 31
Event - Posted - Wednesday, October 24, 2012 

David Hecht, Bowdoin College History Department, will discuss Rachel Carson as an iconic figure in American science. Sponsored by Cornerstones of Science. At Curtis Library, Brunswick, Oct 31, 12 pm.
Merrymeeting Conservation & Education Alliance Auction, Oct 24-Nov 14
Announcement - Wednesday, October 24, 2012 

You can bid in an online auction from Oct 24 to Nov 14, with proceeds benefiting education and conservation programs at Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust, Cathance River Education Alliance and Kennebec Estuary Land Trust.
Bird Walk at Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary, Oct 31
Event - Posted - Wednesday, October 24, 2012 

Stan and Joan DeOrsey will lead a bird walk at Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary, Lewiston, Oct 31, 8-11 am. Sponsored by Stanton Bird Club.
Radio performance of An Allagash Haunting, Oct 31
Announcement - Wednesday, October 24, 2012 

"An Allagash Haunting: The Story of Emile Camile," a play based on a book by former Allagash Wilderness Waterway supervisor Tim Caverley, will be broadcast on WHOU 100.1 on Saturday, Oct 27, at 6 pm, and on Halloween, Oct 31, at 7 pm. Or you can listen online at www.whoufm.com
Mining Law talk, Oct 30
Event - Posted - Tuesday, October 23, 2012 

Nick Bennett, a staff scientist with the Natural Resources Council of Maine, will talk about the threat that the state’s new open-pit mining law could pose to Maine’s waters and wildlife and what can be done to help. At Marine Environmental Research Institute (MERI) in Blue Hill, Oct 30, 6:30 pm.
AmeriCorps/MCC Environmental Stewards Jobs
Announcement - Tuesday, October 23, 2012 

6 job openings with the Maine Conservation Corps.
350 Maine's statewide gathering, Oct 28
Event - Posted - Sunday, October 21, 2012 

Join 350.org and 350 Maine supporters from across the state for the first-ever statewide meeting to prepare for Bill McKibben's "Do the Math" event in Portland on Nov 13, the 350 New England Convergence in Boston on Nov 17-18, and a 350 New England Day of Action in 2013. At Unity College, Oct 28, 10 am - 4 pm.
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