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USDA Provides Grants to Three Maine Recipients

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Acting State Conservationist, Cathee Pullman, has announced the award of approximately $184,000 in Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) funds …

Local Organization Receives USDA Funding for Soil Health Project

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Acting State Conservationist, Cathee Pullman, has announced that the Southern Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will …

MEREDA’s “Morning Menu” Breakfast Event: Environmental Challenges Associated with Historic Redevelopment Projects

Maine’s State Historic Preservation Tax Credit has focused many development projects on the historic buildings in Maine, many of which were otherwise neglected, vacant and …

Maine Premiere of Acclaimed Environmental Documentary in Belfast

BELFAST, Maine — Maine Farmland Trust is hosting the Maine premiere of Hanna Ranch: One Cowboy’s Fight for Family and Land. The film will screen …
Photo credit: Image courtesy of Georges River Land Trust

Camden National celebrates local beauty at annual Gardens in the Watershed Tour

Camden National joined volunteers, local garden enthusiasts and the Georges River Land Trust for the 23rd annual Gardens in the Watershed Tour on July 13. …

Brownfields grant seeks inventory of eligible properties.

There is an opportunity for property owners and communities to learn more about potentially contaminated properties and how to clean them. The Midcoast Economic Development …

New solar project in Limestone

LIMESTONE, Maine — The Power Company of Washington, Maine, and the Loring Development Authority of Limestone, Maine, are jointly announcing the beginning of construction of …

The Nature Conservancy brings urban kids to the Maine woods for summer jobs

BRUNSWICK, Maine — The Nature Conservancy announced today that students from its Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future program are heading out for a great …

Briefing and discussion on eroding shoreline

BELFAST, Maine — State and federal agencies have ideas about healing the eroding legacy waste-filled shores of Kidder Point in Southwest Stockton Harbor. Or not! …

USDA, Partners Usher in a New Era in Conservation

New conservation initiative goes beyond traditional government efforts Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the launch of what he calls “a new era in American …