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MDI Science Café — Mapping the Chemosphere: Understanding the Chemicals in Our Environment

By Bonnie Gilfillan on June 26, 2017, at 12:21 p.m.
Colorful corals and anemones in west Jordan Basin are pictured in this photo taken in the summer of 2014 by coral researchers.

Regulators to allow lobstering in protected coral areas in Gulf of Maine

By Jake Bleiberg on June 22, 2017, at 4:21 p.m.
“In those parts of Down East Maine lobstering is literally everything to those communities.”
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Erin Myers Madeira

The Nature Conservancy & Its Global Mission: Talk by Erin Myers Madeira

By swhplibrary on June 22, 2017, at 1:01 p.m.
Community
Fort Point Historic Site by Carol Douglas was last year’s Wet Paint Juror’s Choice Award winner.

Save the Date for 4th Annual Art Auction to Benefit Land Trust

By Georges River Land Trust on June 22, 2017, at 10:35 a.m.
Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC, as seen on Sept. 28, 2015.

Lincoln lays out vision for redeveloping former mill site

By Darren Fishell on June 21, 2017, at 6:55 p.m.
Town officials say a deal between the bankrupt Lincoln Paper and Tissue and federal environmental regulators would tie up all of the property with cleanup efforts for at least 20 years.
Community

Save the Bees with Ms. Jenn!

By Samantha Cote on June 21, 2017, at 12:29 p.m.
Community

Film about Coal Industry to Screen

By AmyRebeccaMorley on June 21, 2017, at 7:25 a.m.
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Little neck clams

Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust meeting June 22 on ‘Coastal Conservation and Community Impact’

on June 20, 2017, at 2:53 p.m.
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Piscataquis County Soil & Water Conservation District Board Meeting

By Madeline Lubas on June 20, 2017, at 1:40 p.m.
Community

Cancellation: Unity College Farm to Table Camp

By Wendi Richards on June 19, 2017, at 10:03 p.m.
Community

Solar Array Dedication and Open House – Lincolnville

By David Kinney on June 19, 2017, at 1:57 p.m.
Community

National Weather Service Skywarn Weather Spotter Training

By bflpressrelease on June 16, 2017, at 10:59 a.m.
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Randall’s Hill Farm is the site of a July 16 post-Garden Tour gourmet reception.

New Reception to Follow Gardens in the Watershed Tour

By Georges River Land Trust on June 13, 2017, at 2:56 p.m.
Community

$600,000 USDA conservation grant awarded to MOFGA

By Thomas Kielbasa on June 13, 2017, at 1:14 p.m.
Community

Film: Seed–The Untold Story

By Ken Gross on June 12, 2017, at 4:38 p.m.
An elver fishermen uses a dip net by the Ellsworth city boat launch on April 6, 2017, to catch elvers in the Union River. Maine's 2017 elver fishing season ended on June 7, with fishermen statewide netting $12 million of the baby eels.

Maine elver fishermen caught $12 million worth of eels this season

By Bill Trotter on June 12, 2017, at 2:16 p.m.
That’s the fourth-highest total for the fishery since 1994.
Community
Summer Paddle with Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

Penobscot River Exploration

By Gudrun Keszöcze on June 12, 2017, at 11:39 a.m.
People gather during a rally in support of the Penobscot Nation's ongoing struggle to protect and enhance the water quality of the Penobscot River and watershed for the benefit of all at the Bangor Waterfront Saturday. A flotilla on the river will followed.

Activists rally at Bangor waterfront to protect the Penobscot River

By Dawn Gagnon on June 11, 2017, at 12:43 p.m.
“The river is beautiful, and Maine is my spiritual home,” Elaine Levine said.
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Free food prepared by Moe's Original BBQ was among the attractions at Bangor's second annual Earth Day Festival in Pickering Square on Saturday.

Belated Earth Day celebration draws kids, adults to Pickering Square

By Dawn Gagnon on June 10, 2017, at 2:34 p.m.
It may have been a little late, but Bangor’s second annual Earth Day Festival on Saturday afternoon drew a crowd to Pickering Square.
Northern gannets on Bonaventure Island in Quebec.

Dead gannets raise concerns about warming oceans, algae blooms

By Bill Trotter on June 10, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“It is unusual for gannets to be washing up in those numbers.”