Climate Change and What It Means for St. George

Thursday, Sept. 21, 1 pm, Climate Change and What It Means for St. George: an unexpected program at the Jackson ML so please get out the word. Laurel Watts Ph.D. is a scientist who works on Atmospheric Research Team at NOAA in Boulder, Colorado. She is only available on Sept. 21. She grew up in St. George. Look forward to insights on what climate changes might mean locally. …

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Solutions for Aging in Place Wednesday, Sept. 20

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 12:30 pm, Solutions for Aging in Place, Jackson Memorial Library: Remaining healthy through activity and nutritious menus will be the focus. Presenters include Toni Small, Angie Vachon, Rachael McCormick, and India McConochie. See the library website for more. …

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Creating Better Buffers Zones Tuesday, Sept. 19

Tuesday, Sept. 19, Noon, Merryspring Nature Center, Camden: Creating Better Buffers Zones around the property can retain and replenish the soil, keep waters clean, and promote the wildlife that we need like pollinators. Master Gardener, landscape designer, and native plant specialist Sharon Turner presents the program. Merryspring is at the end of Conway Rd. just off Rte. 1 by the Hannaford’s. …

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Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Georges River Land Trust

Sunday, August 27, 3:00 m – 6:30 pm, at Lyman-Morse Boatyard, Thomaston Harbor: Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Georges River Land Trust with friends, food, music, dancing and a cruise on the Laura B down the Georges River. Silent Auction items. And, a raffle for an Old Town canoe, tickets at Eastern Tire or the Grasshopper Shop. Go to www.georgesriver.org for more information. …

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Seventh Annual Running of the Blueberry Cove 13.1 Half Marathon

Sunday, August 27, 7:30 a.m. Seventh annual running of the Blueberry Cove 13.1 (half marathon). Please cheer on the runners and drive slowly when you see them. The course goes from Harts Neck Road to 131, Wallston Road, Turkey Cove Road, Glenmere, Port Clyde Village, Factory Road, Marshall Point (both ways) Drift Inn Beach Road, 131 and back to Blueberry Cove on Harts Neck. About 200 runners may show up. More are registered. Every participant receives a porcelain medallion and blueberry-themed brunch. All proceeds benefit kids attending the University of Maine 4-H camps at Blueberry Cove and Tanglewood. Volunteers are needed! Call Steve Cartwright 372-6534. …

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Weskeag Marsh Tour with Wildlife Biologist B. Keel Kemper of ME

 

 

 

Thursday, August 24, 11:00 am, Weskeag Marsh ( R. Waldo Tyler Wildlife Management Area)Tour with wildlife biologist B. Keel Kemper of ME Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Meet at the parking area on Buttermilk Lane in South Thomaston. Bring binoculars. Wear appropriate clothing. Boots, especially if it has rained. Sponsored by the Friends of the Weskeag. FMI: Vivian Newman 691-2120, newviv@roadrunner.com.…

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Life on the Edge: Will Clamming Survive

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Annual Garden Tour of the Georges River Land Trust

Sunday, July 16, annual Garden Tour of the Georges River Land Trust, 10 am – 4:30 pm: 5 Gardens in Hope, Appleton, and Union. Order lunch. See raffle items. Download tour brochure at www.georgesriver.org. Tickets available in advance $25 from GRLT office, the Grasshopper Shop, Green Thumb, Plants Unlimited, Eastern Tire, Hedgerow in St. George, Planet Toys in Camden, Brambles in Belfast, Deer Foot Farm in Appleton, and the Common Market in Union. Tickets day of the tour are $30. …

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