Posted Oct. 29, 2013, at 2:08 p.m.

Tuesday, October 29 to Thursday, November 7, 2013; 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Bidding For Good (website),, ,

Contact: Ruth Indrick; 442-8400


The second annual Online Auction for the Merrymeeting Conservation and Education Alliance (MCEA), a partnership between the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust, the Cathance River Education Alliance, and the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust, is now open! There are over 190 items to bid on until November 7 at

Whether looking for something unique for yourself, searching for a gift for a special someone, or seeking a little adventure, there are plenty of exciting options in the Online Auction. Bidding is off to a furious start with over 281 bids on 133 items thus far. Every bid helps support MCEA’s cause to conserve land and conduct nature based education programs in the Merrymeeting Bay region.

Favorite items include two Patriots tickets, a CSA Share at Brunswick’s Crystal Spring Farm, gift certificates to local restaurants, local photographs and artwork, a scenic flight for two over central Maine, trips to Africa and Nicaragua, an antique map of Maine, and much more!

The success of this Online Auction depends on spreading the word to as many people as possible. MCEA needs the public’s help! Please tell friends and family and encourage them to bid early and often. Bidding is quick, easy, and can be completed at

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It is not too late to donate items either. For more information on donations or the auction, please contact Ruth Indrick at or 442-8400.

All Online Auction proceeds will directly benefit the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust, Kennebec Estuary Land Trust, and Cathance River Education Alliance. The MCEA Online Auction is generously sponsored by The Merrymeeting Bay Trust.