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Maine Climate Council
Announcement - Thursday, October 31, 2019 

The Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future is coordinating the work of the Maine Climate Council. Here is the website.
Stop the CMP Transmission Corridor
Action Alert - Tuesday, October 29, 2019 

Volunteers are needed to help with a petition drive to get 63,000+ Maine voter signatures necessary to let Mainers vote on whether NECEC should be approved to be built. ~ Sierra Club Maine Chapter
Block the CMP Corridor Petition Campaign
Action Alert - Tuesday, October 29, 2019 

A group of Mainers is working to put a referendum on the 2020 ballot to block the CMP Corridor. To make it to the fall ballot, we will be collecting signatures at polling locations across the State on Election Day and we need help.
Cathance River Nature Preserve Guided Amble, Nov 2
Event - Posted - Saturday, October 26, 2019 

Lisa Durrell, former Massachusetts Audubon Field Teacher, leads a low key, slowed paced, and peaceful walk. At Cathance River Nature Preserve, Topsham, November 2, 10 am. Sponsored by Cathance River Education Alliance.
MOFGA’s Farmer to Farmer Conference, Nov 2-4
Event - Posted - Saturday, October 26, 2019 

The annual conference for farmers, gardeners and homesteaders will feature more than 40 educational sessions and more than 60 speakers from Maine and beyond. At Point Lookout, Northport, November 2-4.
Support Clean Transportation
Action Alert - Friday, October 25, 2019 

Leaders from northeastern states, including Maine, are deliberating over an opportunity to address Maine’s transportation challenges, including the fact that transportation accounts for 54% of our climate-changing pollution. Speak up in support of the multi-state Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI). ~ NRCM
The Vision to Conserve, thru Dec 31
Announcement - Friday, October 25, 2019 

LA Arts presents “The Vision to Conserve: Celebrating 30 Years with Androscoggin Land Trust, Photographs by Courtney Mooney.” At LA Arts Gallery, Lewiston, November 1 - December 31.
Maine History Maker Award: Hildreth Family, Nov 1
Event - Posted - Friday, October 25, 2019 

Maine Historical Society honors the Hildreth Family for leadership in politics, business, environmental conservation, and the arts. Keynote by U.S. Senator Angus King. At Hannaford Hall, Univ of Southern Maine, Portland, November 1, 5 pm, $55.
Help Wanted: Climate Outreach Coordinator
Announcement - Wednesday, October 23, 2019 

The Natural Resources Council of Maine is seeking a new Outreach Coordinator. Focus is on organizing for climate action, coordinating the Maine Brewshed Alliance, and supporting NRCM’s Federal Program. Application deadline: November 18.
Help Wanted: Forests & Wildlife Program Director
Announcement - Wednesday, October 23, 2019 

The Natural Resources Council of Maine's Forests and Wildlife Program Director is a senior policy position with substantial responsibilities aimed at helping protect the integrity and unique natural character of more than 10 million acres of forestland known as Maine’s North Woods.
Middle School Grants
Announcement - Wednesday, October 23, 2019 

The Natural Resources Council of Maine awards small grants to Maine middle school teachers and club leaders (6th, 7th, or 8th grades) for projects that educate and engage students in Maine’s environment and the value of protecting it. Application deadline: November 22.
Extinction Is Scary
Action Alert - Wednesday, October 23, 2019 

Join the Center for Biological Diversity's Extinction Is Scary campaign to raise awareness about Trump’s gutting of the Endangered Species Act.
Landscapes, Not Landfills, Oct 30-31
Event - Posted - Wednesday, October 23, 2019 

A pop-up exhibition by Mariah Reading, an eco-artist and strong advocate for the existence, preservation, and accessibility of National Parks. At Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Edwards Arts Center, October 30-31.
The Wonder of Maine’s Wildlife, Oct 29
Event - Posted - Tuesday, October 22, 2019 

Harpswell author Ed Robinson shares photographs and stories of many of Maine’s wild creatures, both the iconic and the secretive. At Patten Free Library, Bath, October 29, 6:30 pm.
The Sorry State of State Birds, Oct 28
Event - Posted - Monday, October 21, 2019 

Nick Lund of Maine Audubon will talk about the history and development of state birds, then discuss speculate on what might be a better choice for Maine’s state bird. At Curtis Library, Brunswick, October 28, 7 pm. Sponsored by Merrymeeting Audubon.
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