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A Honeybee on an Apple Blossom in Maine

Spring is Almost Here! It’s Time to Order from the Conservation District Tree and Plant Sale!

By Joanna Tarrazi on March 03, 2015, at 1:57 p.m.
Even though the snow keeps falling, we are starting to see and hear the signs of springtime! Now is the time to plan ahead for your orchards, gardens and natural landscape. The Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District Tree and Plant Sale pre-order deadline is Thursday, March 19th, with …
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Farm & Estate Succession Planning Workshop Helps Landowners Prepare for Next Generation

By Joanna Tarrazi on Feb. 18, 2015, at 10:20 a.m.
Saturday, March 7, 2015 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, 824 West Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-2321 ext. 3; facebook.com/PCSWCD Are you a farmer, landowner or estate owner? Have you ever given any thought to “what’s next” when you are ready to move, retire …
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Farm & Estate Succession Planning Workshop Helps Landowners Prepare for Next Generation

By Joanna Tarrazi on Feb. 18, 2015, at 10:15 a.m.
Saturday, March 7, 2015 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, 824 West Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-2321 ext. 3; facebook.com/PCSWCD Are you a farmer, landowner or estate owner? Have you ever given any thought to “what’s next” when you are ready to move, retire …
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Farm & Estate Succession Planning Workshop Helps Landowners Prepare for Next Generation

By Joanna Tarrazi on Feb. 12, 2015, at 12:02 p.m.
Saturday, March 7, 2015 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, 824 West Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-2321 ext. 3; facebook.com/PCSWCD Are you a farmer, landowner or estate owner? Have you ever given any thought to “what’s next” when you are ready to move, retire …
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Invasive Forest Insect Training in Greenville to be presented by Maine DACF

By Joanna Tarrazi on Jan. 28, 2015, at 8:57 a.m.
The Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) will host representatives from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (Maine DACF) as they conduct an Invasive Forest Insect Outreach Volunteer Training at the Greenville Town Office on Wednesday, February 11th from 10AM-2:30PM. The focus of this free workshop …
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Rescheduled Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District Board Meeting

By Joanna Tarrazi on Nov. 17, 2014, at 2:55 p.m.
The Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District has rescheduled their monthly Board Meeting from today to tomorrow, Tuesday, November 17th 2014, at 6:00pm due to the weather. The meeting will be held at the USDA Service Center in the Pine Crest Business Park at 42 Engdahl Drive. If you …
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Registration Open until this Friday for Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices

By Joanna Tarrazi on Nov. 12, 2014, at 2:04 p.m.
Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from …
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Registration Open until this Friday for Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices

By Joanna Tarrazi on Nov. 12, 2014, at 1:57 p.m.
Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from …
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Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices

By Joanna Tarrazi on Oct. 27, 2014, at 2:31 p.m.
Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from …
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Join us to Celebrate the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District’s 70th Anniversary!

By Joanna Tarrazi on Sept. 18, 2014, at 11:34 a.m.
The Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) has reached a historic milestone – 70 years as part of this wonderful community! The staff and Board of Directors at the PCSWCD are hosting a 70th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, September 27th at the South Sangerville Grange! The festivities will …
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Dawna Blackstone Named the PCSWCD’s Outstanding Conservation Educator of the Year

By Joanna Tarrazi on Sept. 17, 2014, at 9:27 a.m.
Each year, the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) recognizes an educator in Piscataquis County as the Outstanding Conservation Educator of the Year, for his or her dedication to fostering students’ learning and understanding of natural resource ecology, conservation biology and related curriculum. The PCSWCD is pleased to …
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Join us we celebration our 2014 Cooperators of the Year, Sean and Sandra O'Donnell!

Join us to Honor Sean & Sandra O’Donnell of Rusted Rooster Farm

By Joanna Tarrazi on Aug. 29, 2014, at 10:08 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: PCSWCD’s Annual Tour Event & Luncheon, Contact PCSWCD for Address, Parkman, Maine For more information: 207-564-2321 ext. 3; facebook.com/PCSWCD Tucked back in the woods of Parkman, Maine you will find Rusted Rooster Farm, owned and operated by Sean and Sandra …
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The Dover-Cove Farmers Market provides a variety of fresh produce and prepared foods for the local community.

Join us as we Celebrate Midsommer at the Dover-Cove Farmers Market!

By Joanna Tarrazi on July 18, 2014, at 10:14 a.m.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Dover-Cove Farmers Market, 1041 South Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-7433; facebook.com/DoverCoveFarmersMarket Join us in celebrating Midsommer at the Dover-Cove Farmer’s Market on Saturday, July 26th from 9:00AM to 1:00PM! You will be able to purchase fresh farm produce …
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The Dover-Cove Farmers Market provides a variety of fresh produce and prepared foods for the local community.

Join us as we Celebrate Midsommer at the Dover-Cove Farmers Market!

By Joanna Tarrazi on July 17, 2014, at 10:26 a.m.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Dover-Cove Farmers Market, 1041 South Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-7433; facebook.com/DoverCoveFarmersMarket Join us in celebrating Midsommer at the Dover-Cove Farmer’s Market on Saturday, July 26th from 9:00AM to 1:00PM! You will be able to purchase fresh farm produce …
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A Meet and Greet with Horses at Infinity Farm

Register for Two GREAT Summer Camps Today!

By Joanna Tarrazi on July 01, 2014, at 11:12 a.m.
Schools are out, the sun is shining and the days are warm – summer is officially upon us. Summer is often a very busy time for families, as they are deciding how to spend these few precious days. Traditionally, many families choose to send their kids to summer camps and …
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Experiencing nature at the Demonstration Forest.

Sign-up Now for Two Exciting Summer Camp Opportunities for Ages 7-18!

By Joanna Tarrazi on June 12, 2014, at 3:26 p.m.
What comes to mind when you think of summer in Maine? Perhaps you think of cooling off in one of Maine’s pristine lakes or ponds, watching sunsets, taking in the sights, sounds and smells of the woods or biting into a fresh, Maine-grown vegetable and savoring the flavor. All of …
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Eastern white pine is one of the most important tree species for the State of Maine.

White Pine Management Workshop at the Demonstration Forest in Williamsburg

By Joanna Tarrazi on May 23, 2014, at 12:55 p.m.
Eastern white pine is one of Maine’s most important tree species. White pine can provide lifelong benefits; from excellent financial returns to aesthetic beauty, wildlife habit and recreational opportunities. Saturday, May 31st there will be a workshop on white pine management techniques from 9 am until noon. This workshop, hosted …
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Eastern white pine is one of the most important tree species for the State of Maine.

White Pine Management Workshop at the Demonstration Forest

By Joanna Tarrazi on May 22, 2014, at 4:24 p.m.
Eastern white pine is one of Maine’s most important tree species. White pine can provide lifelong benefits; from excellent financial returns to aesthetic beauty, wildlife habit and recreational opportunities. Saturday, May 31st there will be a workshop on white pine management techniques from 9 am until noon. This workshop, hosted …
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Eastern White Pine is one of Maine's most important tree species.

White Pine Management Workshop at the Demonstration Forest

By Joanna Tarrazi on May 22, 2014, at 4:20 p.m.
Eastern white pine is one of Maine’s most important tree species. White pine can provide lifelong benefits; from excellent financial returns to aesthetic beauty, wildlife habit and recreational opportunities. Saturday, May 31st there will be a workshop on white pine management techniques from 9 am until noon. This workshop, hosted …
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Summer campers enjoying sunshine and fun during the Agriculture Week of the Youth Natural Resources and Agriculture Summer Camp offered by the PCSWCD.

PCSWCD Opens Registration for Natural Resource and Agriculture Summer Camps

By Joanna Tarrazi on May 21, 2014, at 9:33 a.m.
The Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District is a proud leader in educational youth programming in Piscataquis County and has been for 70 years. The staff at the PCSWCD are excited to announce that registration for both their Youth and Teen Natural Resource and Agriculture Summer Camps is officially …
 
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