August 23, 2019
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Get to know bees with UMaine Extension 4-H in five-week session

Community Author: Tara Wood
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MACHIAS — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering a five-session special interest (SPIN) club for youth, ages 9-12 and a parent/guardian, on getting to know bees, 1-2 p.m. beginning Tuesday, July 17, at Porter Memorial Library, 92 Court St. Remaining dates are Tuesdays, July 24 and 31, and Aug. 7, and 14.

Explore UMaine Extension’s 4-H program while learning more about the role of pollinators in our food supply and how to ease anxiety some experience around bees.

The SPIN club is free; enrollment is limited to six youth and a family member. For more information, to request a reasonable accommodation or to register, contact Tara Wood, 207.255.3345; More information about Extension 4-H in Washington County is available online (

University of Maine Cooperative Extension:
As a trusted resource for more than 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.