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Maine Forestry Museum Festival: loggers, cloggers and more(0)

July 18, 2019

RANGELEY – The Maine Forestry Museum is holding its annual festival on July 26 – 27. Friday’s events are on the museum grounds from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be vendors, artists, and crafters. Volunteers working down at the bean hole getting ready for the Bean-Hole Dinner served on Saturday. The museum will […]

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RLHT places spruce budworm traps

RANGELEY – for the fourth season Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust will be working with the Maine Forest Service and Seven Islands Land Company to continue its annual installation of spruce budworm traps. Multiple traps have been placed on four separate RLHT properties and will be taken down by September to be sent to Maine Forest […]

Mouths to feed

One last look at adorable Little Loon One hugging Mama. (Photographed by Jane Naliboff)

RLHT to host wild mushroom workshop

RANGELEY – Taught by expert Greg Marley, a day-long workshop will devote time to building the skills needed to identify common mushrooms and begin a lifetime of wild mushrooming. The class will combine lecture and outdoor experience to look at identification features, ecology and the seasonal occurrence of mushrooms. “Maine offers a great opportunity to […]

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