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Winter Wildlife Photography, Jan 5
Event - Posted - Friday, December 28, 2012 

Join Andy Anderson, nature photographer, on a winter adventure on the grounds of Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden, Jan 5, 1-3 pm, $10/Maine Audubon member; $15/nonmember. Advance registration required.
SAM Sportsman’s Congress, Jan 4
Event - Posted - Friday, December 28, 2012 

The Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine will host its annual Sportsman’s Congress at SAM’s Augusta Conference Center on Jan 4, 9 am - 3:30 pm. $20.
Whales and Ales at the Sea Dog, Jan 4
Event - Posted - Friday, December 28, 2012 

Zack Klyver, chief naturalist for Bar Harbor Whale Watch, will present amazing photos and a talk about the natural history and conservation of whales. At Sea Dog Restaurant, River Driver event room, Bangor, Jan 4, 7 pm. Sponsored by Penobscot Valley Chapter of Maine Audubon.
Goranson Farm: An Uncertain Harvest, Jan 3 & 5
Announcement - Thursday, December 27, 2012 

This film follows a small organic farm in Dresden, Maine, during its most difficult season in 25 years. Maine Public TV, January 3 at 10 pm and Jan 5 at 11 am .
Baxter State Park & Katahdin, Jan 2
Event - Posted - Thursday, December 27, 2012 

Illustrated presentation by John Neff and Howard Whitcomb on “Baxter State Park & Katahdin: A Photographic History.” At Curtis Library, Brunswick, Jan 2, 12:15 pm.
Free National Parks Entrance Days in 2013
Announcement - Wednesday, December 26, 2012 

265 of the 398 U.S. National Park System units do not charge any entrance fee. For those parks that do have a fee, the fees will be waived on nearly a dozen days in 2013, including: Jan 21, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Apr 22-26; National Park Week; Aug 25, National Park Service Birthday; Sep 28, National Public Lands Day; and Nov 9-11, Veterans Day weekend.
NRCM Dip & Dash against Climate Change, Dec 31
Event - Posted - Wednesday, December 26, 2012 

The Natural Resources Council of Maine's 2012 Polar Dip and Dash is fast-approaching. Meet the morning of Dec 31 at Portland's East End Beach for a 5K run around Back Bay, then take the plunge at noon into the icy Atlantic. The event is a fun way to raise awareness and funds for NRCM's work to curb climate change that threatens Maine's coastline, leaf-peeping and ski industries, and causes so many other problems for Maine and the planet.
National Parks Business Plan Internship
Announcement - Tuesday, December 25, 2012 

The National Parks Business Plan Internship is a highly selective summer program for top graduate students studying business, public policy, environmental management, and related fields. Over the course of eleven weeks, pairs of interns work in various parks and regional offices across the country, where they lead strategic projects that impact the long-term health of America's national parks. Applications due Jan 13.
Chasing Ice
Announcement - Saturday, December 22, 2012 

In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate. Even with a scientific upbringing, Balog had been a skeptic about climate change. But that first trip north opened his eyes to the biggest story in human history and sparked a challenge within him that would put his career and his very well-being at risk. Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet.
Nature Time: Winter Session, Jan 14 – Feb 25
Event - Posted - Friday, December 21, 2012 

Nature in winter is a wonderful, mysterious time. Children ages 2 to 4, come to our wintertime nature-based program with stories, creative play, and art projects. Caregivers participate too. At Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden, Mondays, Jan 14 – Feb 25, 10-11:00 am. $50/Audubon member, $60/nonmember per child for 7-week session. Advance registration required.
Maine DEP Seeks State Sustainability Stewards for Governor's Awards for Environmental Excellence
Announcement - Wednesday, December 19, 2012 

The Department of Environmental Protection is seeking nominations for the annual environmental excellence awards. The awards honor entities that go beyond standard techniques or regulatory requirements to creatively meet environmental challenges or opportunities. The categories: businesses with 19 or fewer employees; businesses with 20 to 99 employees; businesses with 100 or more employees; local, state federal or tribal entities; not-for-profit organizations; and new ventures begun in the last 24 months. Deadline is Feb 22.
Help Wanted: The Working Waterfront Editor
Announcement - Saturday, December 15, 2012 

This position oversees all aspects of the Island Institute’s monthly newspaper. In addition, the editor is responsible for the paper’s website and for assisting with production of the annual Island Journal.
Western Maine Passport to the Arts
Announcement - Friday, December 14, 2012 

Western Maine’s mountains, forests, lakes and rivers have long been an inspiration for artists in every genre. The new Western Maine Passport to the Arts will help visitors experience this rich culture by providing great discounts, deals and incentives on performance tickets, arts, crafts, lodging and meals in Oxford and Franklin Counties. Provides one-time discounts valued at more than $300 to attend performances or purchase art at 22 venues and galleries as well as 17 accommodations, restaurants and other associated businesses. $20.
New Views of Earth at Night
Announcement - Monday, December 10, 2012 

Scientists have unveiled an unprecedented new look at our planet at night. A global composite image, constructed using cloud-free night images from a new NASA and NOAA satellite, shows the glow of natural and human-built phenomena across the planet in greater detail than ever before. Note that northern Maine is the largest remaining dark (wild) place in the eastern U.S.
Wildlife, landscape art exhibit
Announcement - Sunday, December 9, 2012 

The Maine Arts Commission presents an exhibition of landscape photography and painted bas-reliefs of birds through February in Maine's Capitol Complex as part of the agency's Arts in the Capitol program. The works by John and Cynthia Orcutt and Hugh Verrier were previously exhibited at the Schoolhouse Gallery in Kingfield. The work is on display for the public throughout the week at the Maine State House from 8 am to 5 pm, and at the Blaine House from 2 to 4 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Those wishing to see the work at the Blaine House should call ahead.
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