Outreach

UMaine Extension 4-H Waldo County offers shooting sports workshop

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H Waldo County is offering a shooting sports workshop for ages 9–18 from 10 a.m.–noon June 18 at Maine Outdoor Sportsman, 144 Atlantic Highway, Northport. The Explore 4-H Shooting Sports workshop will introduce participants to the basics and principles of archery, including marksmanship, the principles of hunting, safe and responsible […]

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UMaine Extension to host plant sale May 28 to benefit Master Gardener Volunteer program

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Cumberland County will host their 27th annual plant sale 8 a.m.–noon Saturday, May 28, at the UMaine Extension Gardens at Tidewater Farm, Farm Gate Road, Falmouth. The 2022 Master Gardener Plant Sale will offer native and pollinator plants, organic vegetable and herb seedlings, perennials, shrubs and […]

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Many Maine rural youth want to stay rural, UMaine research says

Rural areas centered around the forest industry have faced uncertain economic times. Global competition, coupled with the decline of print media and national recessions, have decreased the demand for traditional paper and lumber products. While some forest-dependent communities have thrived in transitioning to focus on industries like nature-based tourism rather than manufacturing, others have stagnated […]

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PPH boosts Extension Master Gardener plant sale in York

The Portland Press Herald shared information about the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Plant Sale in York County, which will be held on May 21 from 8:30 a.m.–noon. The plant sale will take place outside the University of Maine Extension office in Springvale located at 15 Oak St. Proceeds from the Plant Sale […]

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Media reports on Darling Marine Center’s summer research and seminars

The Bangor Daily News and the Lincoln County News reported that more than 20 undergraduate and high school student interns will participate in research projects this summer at the Darling Marine Center’s Walpole campus and nearby field sites on topics ranging from the biology of oysters and lobsters to the physics and chemistry of the […]

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Pen Bay Pilot notes Sea Grant participation in S.E.A. Fair

The Penobscot Bay Pilot noted that Maine Sea Grant at the University of Maine will participate in S.E.A. FAIR, presented by the Stewardship Education Alliance on June 3, from 1–5 p.m. at the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre. S.E.A. FAIR is an opportunity for the public to meet representatives from 20 local nonprofits and learn how […]

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Daily Bulldog advances UMaine Extension Cumberland County plant sale

The Daily Bulldog shared information about the 27th annual plant sale held by University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Cumberland County on May 28 at the UMaine Extension Gardens at Tidewater Farm, Farm Gate Road, Falmouth. UMaine Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will be on hand to help with plant selection and answer […]

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