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Maine Greenhouse and Nursery Day is May 6(0)

April 26, 2017

AUGUSTA – Greenhouses, nurseries and garden centers statewide will celebrate Maine Greenhouse and Nursery Day on Saturday, May 6. Dozens of family-owned horticulture-related businesses will kick off the growing season with special events to highlight gardening in Maine. Planned activities for the events include: demonstrations, workshops, personal tours, expert speakers, refreshments, giveaways, door prizes, raffles, […]

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‘Wind Over Wings’ at UMF on May 10

FARMINGTON – Western Maine Audubon is pleased to present Wind Over Wings on May 10 at 7 p.m. in The Robert’s Learning Center, Room C23 at the University of Maine in Farmington. Hope Douglas, the founder, will present four live birds: A Red-shouldered Hawk, a Great Horned Owl, a Common Raven, and an Eastern Screech […]

Nature: Spring popping up

Flower buds getting ready to open in a week or so. (Jane Naliboff/Chesterville)

Wilton Fish & Game Association holds appreciation dinner for game wardens, biologists

WILTON – The Wilton Fish & Game Association members and guests had a full clubhouse when hosting an Appreciation Old Fashioned Pot Luck Dinner for Maine Game Wardens and biologists. There was no business meeting held as Vice President Arnold Borthwick felt it should be a night to just enjoy each other’s company. Following the […]


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