The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites families with children ages 5-12 to join Penny Jessop for a morning of birding at Bonyun Preserve at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 15.
On Thursday, May 13 at 4:30 pm, the Boothbay Region Historical Society will kick off its 2021 speaker series with historian Mike Dekker’s talk, “Shared Ground: An Exploration of 17th-Century Indigenous and Euromerican Cultures through Gardening.” Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this free talk will be available by Zoom only.
Immersion into foraging and wild food preservation, forest bathing, and nature journaling is at the heart of a five-weekend course coming to the Midcoast community this summer.
Midcoast Conservancy will offer a virtual workshop, Foraging for Wild Mushrooms: The Season Begins, from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 20. The workshop will be led by Greg Marley.
Sasanoa Brewing will open its outdoor tasting room Saturday and Sunday, May 1 and 2 from 1-6 p.m. Allium Pizza will be on-site cooking wood-fired pizzas Sunday.
The Garden Club of Wiscasset will hold its 30th annual plant sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 8. This outdoor only sale will take place at the Wiscasset municipal building and face coverings will be worn in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions.
The Waldoborough Historical Society will kick off its 2021 programming season with a talk from research archaeologist Harbour Mitchell III on Thursday, April 22. The presentation will take place at Soule-Shuman Memorial Post 4525 on Mill Street and begin at 7 p.m.
Midcoast Conservancy will offer two spring walks with bird experts Howie Nielsen and Jonathan Alderfer, who will share their bird identification skills. The first walk will be from 7-10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12 and the second will take place from 7-10 a.m. on Saturday, May 29.
Skidompha Library in Damariscotta is excited to announce two upcoming virtual classes for teens, made possible through generous funding from the Anonimo Foundation.
Last year, the Maine Maple Producers Association and its members were forced to postpone the industry’s largest event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One year later, association members are prepared to host Maine Maple Sunday® at sugar houses across the state the weekend of March 27-28. Participating sugar houses are taking steps to follow Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines and prepare their facilities and staff to welcome guests safely on site.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Sea Grant will offer four free Signs of the Seasons training options for volunteer citizen scientists around the state.
With its brilliant plumage, cheerful song, and taste for insects, bluebirds make for delightful neighbors. However, they have specialized needs when it comes to food and nesting sites. From 5-6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust naturalist Sarah Gladu will offer an online program about attracting eastern bluebirds.
Mid-Coast Audubon and Camden Public Library will host a free online Zoom pictorial overview of the 2020 Maine Audubon trip to Costa Rica on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m.
The CLC YMCA will offer a six-week virtual event full of different activities and challenges for the community to participate in. The Stronger Together Virtual Event will be posted on the CLC YMCA’s social media pages and website, and will run from Feb. 15 – March 28.
Gov. Janet Mills has signed an executive order to create Free Fishing License Week from Saturday, Feb. 13 to Sunday, Feb. 21. During this time, people who register may fish for free without a license on Maine’s waterways.