Environment

 
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"Coyote Moon"

Coyote Connections Art Exhibition

By Geri Vistein on July 12, 2017, at 1:18 p.m.

Earth is on its way to the biggest mass extinction since the dinosaurs, scientists warn

By Kristine Phillips, The Washington Post on July 12, 2017, at 11:42 a.m.
“The massive loss of populations and species reflects our lack of empathy to all the wild species that have been our companions since our origins,” the study’s lead author said.
Community

Celebrate Environmental Stewardship with U.S. Senator George Mitchell August 1, from 4:00 – 5:00 pm

By pmsercinst on July 11, 2017, at 9:22 a.m.
Community

Hawk Migration Talk at the Harrison Village Library

By Kelli Shedd on July 09, 2017, at 8:11 p.m.
Community

Schoodic Institute Lecture – Turning Back the Clock on Ocean Declines: Using Historical Ecology in Maine Conservation – August 17, 7- 8 pm

By pmsercinst on July 07, 2017, at 1:14 p.m.
The Lincoln Paper and Tissue mill, as seen from the town cemetery.

Janet Mills says radioactive material cleared at Lincoln mill

By Darren Fishell on July 06, 2017, at 4:57 p.m.
The removal of those materials is one small part of the cleanup that could take decades.
Community

Care about Penobscot Bay? Be a Kayaktivist! Saturday noon at the Rockland Breakwater

By Friends of Penobscot Bay on July 06, 2017, at 12:51 p.m.

Prep school teens were accused of massacring protected birds

By Brittany Lyte, The Washington Post on July 06, 2017, at 11:42 a.m.
“These kids, more than anybody, knew why this place was special.”
Community
Fields Pond

Take a walk on the wild side during Old Home Week

By Susan Pate on July 03, 2017, at 6:27 p.m.
Community
PERC Tour

Get an Inside Look at Orrington’s PERC Plant

By Susan Pate on July 03, 2017, at 7:50 a.m.
Community

DRA Presents an Evening with Slaid Cleaves

By DRA on June 30, 2017, at 10:26 a.m.
Community

Loon Echo Land Trust 30th Annual Meeting

By Kelli Shedd on June 29, 2017, at 10:16 p.m.
A polar bear sow and two cubs are seen in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. President Trump wants to reinstate oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic.

President Trump says the Atlantic, Arctic could soon be open to oil drilling

By Darryl Fears, Washington Post on June 29, 2017, at 9:18 p.m.
The White House is making a bid to overturn the Obama administration’s five-year plan forbidding oil and gas exploration in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans and will examine opportunities to drill almost anywhere off the U.S. coast.
Community
One-of-a-kind raffle items are available at Gardens in the Watershed Tour, July 16, 10 am - 4:30 pm, rain or shine.

New Offerings for July 16 Gardens in the Watershed Tour

By Georges River Land Trust on June 29, 2017, at 2:52 p.m.
Community

Rockland Breakwater Protest

By Caroline Knight on June 28, 2017, at 8:05 p.m.
Griffith Park in Los Angeles in October 2014.

Air pollution limits in US aren’t low enough to prevent deaths

By Gene Emery, Reuters on June 28, 2017, at 7:18 p.m.
For every 10 part-per-billion rise in ozone concentration, the mortality rate rose by 1.1 percent, producing an extra 19,000 deaths just among the elderly
Community

All are welcome to the Friends of Wilson Ponds Annual Meeting and Lunch Extravaganza

By Jane Benson on June 28, 2017, at 11:46 a.m.
Community

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.”
Community
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.