Monday, October 9, 2023 Time: 1PM - 3PM Location: Butler Hill Farm Trails Butler Hill Road Minot Cost: $15 Reservations are requested but not required
Get a deeper look into the world of mushrooms. Join local mushroom enthusiast Alyssa Pittera for a mushroom foray. We will begin with a brief introduction on mushrooms and mushroom identification. Then we will take a walk around the property to collect specimens. Registration is requested but not required. To register click here. You may also bring cash or check to the event.
Batty for Bats!
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 Time: 1PM - 3PM Location: Auburn Public Library 49 Spring Street Auburn Cost: Free Reservations are required
Let's go batty for bats! Join us at the Auburn Library to learn more about these small squeaky misunderstood animals. Through games and activities we'll learn about bat species found in Maine, threats to their populations, and what we can do to support more bats in our forests! Then we'll work together to build a bat house. (Children 5-11)
Registration is required. To register for this free event click here.
Seed Saving and Sowing
Friday, November 10, 2023 Time: 3:30PM - 6:30PM Location: St Mary's Nutrition Center Cost: Free Reservations are requested
Join Wild Seed Project for this hands on workshop learn about the native plants and their unique seed collection and seed sowing processes. We will explore the many steps of growing native plants from seed, and establishing diverse landscapes using seed-grown plants. Each participant will go home with a pot sown with native seeds and the inspiration to sow more seeds in the future.
We are still planning this event! To learn more check back in a few weeks.
Local Working Group Meeting
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 Time: 10AM - 1PM Location: AVSWCD, 254 Goddard Rd, Lewiston Cost: Free Reservations are requested
Are you a landowner, woodlot owner, or farmer? Are you interested in applying for NRCS funding next year to accomplish larger projects that help you and are good for the environment? Would you like to participate in deciding how money is distributed throughout Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties? We want your input!
This meeting is open to the public. We will discuss 2024 USDA NRCS programs and make decisions on where to prioritize funding for the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) in Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties. This is a great time to learn about new NRCS cost-share programs and meet other local residents who want to protect natural resources in Androscoggin & Sagadahoc Counties. Food and drink provided by the AVSWCD.
Registration is requested. To register please call or email the office.
For more information on any event please contact:
Emma Lorusso (207) 241-5374 email@example.com.
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