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May 2019

Great Tide Rising – with Kathleen Dean Moore

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Strand, 345 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Kathleen Dean Moore, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Oregon State University, writer, moral philosopher, and environmental thought-leader, will be addressing climate change in her talk, “Great Tide Rising: Toward Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change” on May 9th, 7:30 pm at The Strand in Rockland. Artist Rob Shetterly will be unveiling his portrait of Kathleen, as part of his series “Americans Who Tell the Truth.” There will be a public reception following the presentation. Inspired…

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Early Bird Walk on the Bobolink Trail

May 16 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Join Kirk Gentalen, naturalist and environmental educator, on an early bird walk on the new Bobolink Trail in South Thomaston on Thursday, May 16 at 7 am. This will be an easy walk to look for birds and learn about the ecosystem of hayfields, woods, and wetlands on the Riverview Hayfields Preserve that stretches from the banks of the St. George River to the Weskeag Marsh. Kirk has worked for 25 years as a naturalist via environmental education and ecotourism…

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June 2019

Photographing in Nature

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Appleton Preserve, St. George River @ Route 105
Appleton, ME United States
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Bring your camera, a picnic lunch, and take a walk in our beautiful Appleton Preserve with professional photographer Ben Magro. Whether you are interested in close-ups of forest details or in broader scenic views, Ben will help you learn how to control depth of field and focus on the most interesting aspects of what you are seeing. He can answer questions about your camera, discuss common pitfalls, and help you make sense of some of the myriad features even your…

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Dharma Walk: Love Letter to the Earth

June 6 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Ash Point Preserve, 477 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854 United States
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Join Rockland Shambhala and The Dancing Elephant for a Dharma walk on the Ash Point Preserve in Owls Head. Led by Cynthia Trone, this mindfulness walk will awaken our senses and open our hearts. As in the ancient Buddhist tradition, practicing outdoors helps us feel and understand our interdependence with the Earth and all sentient beings. This event is free and open to everyone comfortable with hiking on a moderate wooded path. Please wear walking/hiking shoes. “Each time we practice…

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Loons and Brews!

June 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lake St. George Brewing Co., 4 Marshall Shore Rd.
Liberty, ME 04949 United States
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If you've been to one of Maine's many lakes on a spring or summer evening, you've probably heard the mournful call of Maine's iconic Common Loon. Maine Audubon works to conserve loons through their Maine Loon Project, and 2018 marked the 35th year that volunteers have been participating in the annual Maine Loon Count. For three-and-a-half decades, dedicated volunteers have fanned out across the state to contribute to this important data-gathering event. Tracy Hart, the Maine Loon Project coordinator, will…

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July 2019

28th Annual Gardens in the Watershed Tour

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

  Don't miss our 28th annual Gardens in the Watershed Tour! Five fabulous gardens in the middle watershed towns of Warren, Union, and Appleton will be featured - each one a superb example of what's possible in garden design in Maine. Tickets will be available come spring, but for now make sure you save the date, Sunday, July 14, 2019. See you soon!

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All The Buzz!

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us at the seaside home of Barbara and Walter Reitz in South Thomaston (featured on last summer's Gardens in the Watershed Tour) for our annual benefit ALL THE BUZZ! The event is sponsored by The First National Bank and will be catered by Green Bean Catering, with signature cocktails, wonderful live music by Midcoast Music Academy's violinist Abigail Nash as well as the 3-piece Extension Chords, live and silent auction of art, gifts, and fun authentic experiences, featuring popular…

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September 2019

Sweet Cider Pressing Day

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Langlais Sculpture Preserve, 576 River Rd
Cushing, 04563
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For the third year, we are hosting Langlais Sweet Cider Day! Charles Waite Maclin, also known as Pastor Chuck of Pastor Chuck's organic apple products, will be bringing his small cider press and the know-how to create some delicious cider with our own organic Langlais apples. Pastor Chuck's dream is to create the best applesauce and apple butter in the world, originated in his own family's kitchen in Cushing. He also works with the Cushing Community School and their Green…

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