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UMF launches new summer 2018 Nature Term offering academic courses and outdoor adventure experiences(0)

March 21, 2018

FARMINGTON – Looking for a way this summer to discover the natural beauty of the Western Maine mountains while earning college credit or learning a new outdoor skill? The University of Maine at Farmington is launching a brand new Nature Term this summer from June 4-29 that offers a mixture of academic courses and outdoor […]

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Registered Maine Guides course to be held April 5-8

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Region Guides’ and Sportsmen’s Association will host a 4-day Registered Maine Guide Course on Thursday, April 5 through Sunday, April 8. The course will be held at the RRG&SA Clubhouse in Oquossoc and run 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. An optional First Aid Class will be offered the first evening […]

Between storms and spring

A Sharp-Shinned Hawk keeps his eyes on the Feeders, Wilton. (Jim Knox)

Successful backyard gardens– Tips from Island Farm

PHILLIPS – On Wednesday, March 28, at 6 p.m., the Phillips Public Library presents the second lecture in the Library’s three-part Seed Loan Program lecture series. Ellen Foster will discuss techniques for successful family gardens in western Maine. She’ll talk about information resources, organic soil enhancement, optimum planting times, crop rotation, and pest control. Ellen Foster […]

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