Cumberland County

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Anastasia Lipp: 2022 Lunder Summer Internship recipient 

Anastasia Lipp from New Gloucester, Maine has been awarded the prestigious Lunder Summer Internship in Studio Art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Lipp is a rising senior at UMaine and is working toward a bachelor’s degree in studio art with a minor in psychology.  During Lipp’s first year of college, she was […]

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52 college students begin 12-week Maine government internships 

Fifty-two undergraduate and graduate college students have started working in state, municipal and county offices through the 2022 Maine Government Summer Internship Program.  The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine administers the program that provides full-time, 12-week work experience to students who are Maine residents and scholars attending Maine colleges.  Thirty-seven […]

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Field Days at Tidewater Farm June 16

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Field Days at Tidewater Farm will be held from 5:30–6:30 p.m. June 16 in Falmouth. Experience and learn about the gardens at Tidewater Farm, and engage in hands-on demonstrations with UMaine Extension Staff and Master Gardener Volunteers.  Demonstrations begin at 5:30 p.m., and include such topics as dividing perennials and […]

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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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UMaine Extension offers facts on Maine foods for May — fiddleheads, rhubarb 

University of Maine Cooperative Extension offers information and workshops to help consumers find, grow, use, preserve, and store in-season fruits and vegetables in Maine. Seasonal favorites for May include: Facts on Fiddleheads Facts on Edible Wild Greens in Maine Fruits for Health: Rhubarb   Spring Refrigerator Pickles  UMaine Extension educator Kathy Savoie demonstrates new techniques for […]

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UMaine releases assessment on the practices, impacts and safety of winter road salt

The University of Maine’s Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering recently released a report in collaboration with the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) examining the practice of using road salt for winter travel safety in Maine, as well as its cost and environmental impacts. The report makes recommendations for […]

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