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May 2016
$20

Farm Tractor Safety — Cumberland County

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 31, 2016
Maine Forest Service Building,
356 Shaker Rd, Rte 26
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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Farm work can be dangerous, but a University of Maine Cooperative Extension Tractor Safety course will help reduce risks to Maine farmers and farm workers. This five-session farm tractor safety course will be held on five consecutive Tuesday evenings starting May, 2016, at the Maine Forest Service Building on Route 26 (356 Shaker Road) in Gray. Individuals will receive practical training in the classroom, in the shop and on tractors. Participants should be at least 13 years of age to…

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June 2016
Free

Signs of the Seasons — Citizen Scientist Training

June 8 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Hancock County Office,
63 Boggy Brook Rd.
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Have you noticed the increase in birdsong or the bright splash of crocuses and daffodils blooming in the past few weeks? These are just a couple of signs that the season is changing and spring is on its way. Tracking these signs is critical for understanding the impact of a changing climate on all Maine residents — human, animal, and plant. Signs of the Seasons is a program that aims to do just that — but we literally can’t do…

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$20

Raised Beds and Containers Gardening 5-Part Series

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Somerset County Office,
7 County Drive
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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Staff and Master Gardener Volunteers will teach you how to go from start to finish, or, more appropriately, from boards to harvest. In this series you will learn, hands-on, how to build, plant, maintain, and harvest from raised bed square foot gardens and containers. Session 1 — Building a Raised Bed and Starting Your Garden Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 9–11 a.m. Session 2 — Caring for your Garden Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 9–11 a.m. Session 3 — Extending Your Growing…

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Free

Signs of the Seasons — Citizen Scientist Training

June 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Maine Lakes Resource Center,
Belgrade, 04917 United States
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Have you noticed the increase in birdsong or the bright splash of crocuses and daffodils blooming in the past few weeks? These are just a couple of signs that the season is changing and spring is on its way. Tracking these signs is critical for understanding the impact of a changing climate on all Maine residents — human, animal, and plant. Signs of the Seasons is a program that aims to do just that — but we literally can’t do…

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July 2016
$20

Raised Beds and Containers Gardening 5-Part Series

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Somerset County Office,
7 County Drive
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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Staff and Master Gardener Volunteers will teach you how to go from start to finish, or, more appropriately, from boards to harvest. In this series you will learn, hands-on, how to build, plant, maintain, and harvest from raised bed square foot gardens and containers. Session 1 — Building a Raised Bed and Starting Your Garden Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 9–11 a.m. Session 2 — Caring for your Garden Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 9–11 a.m. Session 3 — Extending Your Growing…

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August 2016
$20

Raised Beds and Containers Gardening 5-Part Series

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Somerset County Office,
7 County Drive
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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Staff and Master Gardener Volunteers will teach you how to go from start to finish, or, more appropriately, from boards to harvest. In this series you will learn, hands-on, how to build, plant, maintain, and harvest from raised bed square foot gardens and containers. Session 1 — Building a Raised Bed and Starting Your Garden Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 9–11 a.m. Session 2 — Caring for your Garden Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 9–11 a.m. Session 3 — Extending Your Growing…

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September 2016

2016 Master Gardener Volunteers Training in Penobscot County

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 20, 2016
University of Maine Cooperative Extension,
57 Houlton Rd.
Presque Isle, ME 04769
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Enrollment is now open for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers training in Penobscot county. Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland, will collaborate with experts from around the state to cover various gardening topics including: botany, plant propagation, soils, composting, landscape design, vegetables, pesticide safety, tree fruits, insects and plant diseases, ecology, plant selection and more. Weekly training sessions will be held 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning in mid-February through May and will resume for two weeks in…

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$20

Raised Beds and Containers Gardening 5-Part Series

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Somerset County Office,
7 County Drive
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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Staff and Master Gardener Volunteers will teach you how to go from start to finish, or, more appropriately, from boards to harvest. In this series you will learn, hands-on, how to build, plant, maintain, and harvest from raised bed square foot gardens and containers. Session 1 — Building a Raised Bed and Starting Your Garden Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 9–11 a.m. Session 2 — Caring for your Garden Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 9–11 a.m. Session 3 — Extending Your Growing…

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2016 Master Gardener Volunteers Training in Penobscot County

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension,
57 Houlton Rd.
Presque Isle, ME 04769
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Enrollment is now open for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers training in Penobscot county. Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland, will collaborate with experts from around the state to cover various gardening topics including: botany, plant propagation, soils, composting, landscape design, vegetables, pesticide safety, tree fruits, insects and plant diseases, ecology, plant selection and more. Weekly training sessions will be held 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning in mid-February through May and will resume for two weeks in…

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