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May 2020

Invasive Plant Ecology and Identification (online)

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

Invasive plants can overrun wildlife habitat, strangle trees, and change soil microbe communities in ways that harm forests and other natural areas. You can help by learning to recognize these plants. Come learn: What is an invasive plant, and why are invasive plants harmful? Where do they come from, and how do they spread? How do I recognize the top invasive plants in Maine? This Zoom webinar will feature about 45 minutes of presentation followed by 10–15 minutes of Q&A.…

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Invasive Plant Management (online)

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Perhaps you already know how to recognize invasive plants and why they are harmful. What can we do about invasive plants? This presentation will cover key steps in managing invasive plants such as assessment, prioritization, control, disposal, and monitoring. There are many things you can do to reduce the impacts and spread of invasive plants. This Zoom webinar will feature about 45 minutes of presentation followed by 10–15 minutes of Q&A. All attendees will be eligible to receive a free…

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Virtual Research Town Hall (online)

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Interested parties are invited to the virtual Research Town Hall on Thursday, May 21 to discuss the current status of research and proposed plans for the future. The Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School, Kody Varahramyan, will host the event and welcomes members of the UMaine and UMM communities to join via Zoom. Questions are welcomed prior to the event by submitting to this online form by Tuesday, May 19. Members of the COVID-19 Research Continuity Task Force…

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Summer University

May 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 21, 2020

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Grant Writing Certificate Program (Online)

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until May 22, 2020

$650

Instructor: Jack Smith, M.P.A. Jack Smith, M.P.A., has taught over 1,500 grant-writing programs in his career. Currently, he teaches grant writing certificate programs at the UMaine Hutchinson Center, the University of Southern Maine, Emory University, University of Georgia, and the Austin Center for Nonprofit Studies. Smith has a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Maine. His trainings and consulting practices are grounded by over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit and public sectors. This program, which…

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Canceled: Cosmic Colors

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: All Emera Astronomy Center public programs currently scheduled through July 31, 2020 have been canceled. From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the Northern Lights and get a tour of the night sky. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click…

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Summer University

May 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 21, 2020

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: Freezing Fiddleheads and Refrigerator Spring Pickles (online)

May 26 @ 2:00 am - 2:45 pm

Join University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. In this session, we will: Demonstrate how to freeze fiddleheads and make refrigerator spring pickles, highlight the ease and convenience of refrigerator pickles, discuss the storage and use of spring vegetables and answer your questions. $5 suggested donation. Registration is required. Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.

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Provost Search Open Forum (online)

May 26 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2020 at 12:15 pm

One event on May 29, 2020 at 12:15 pm

Members of the UMaine community are invited to attend the next virtual forums scheduled for each of the next four candidates for University of Maine Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. The candidates’ virtual campus visits will be May 26, May 27 and May 29. Information about all four candidates is available in Box. On each of the days, May 26–29, there will be a Faculty Forum from 10:50–11:40 a.m.; and an Open Campus Forum from 12:15–1 p.m.…

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Tour the Acadian Archives, University of Maine at Fort Kent (online)

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Lise Pelletier for a virtual tour of the Acadian Archives. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: maine.zoom.us/j/96039922493 Password: 260549 Or Telephone: US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 408 638 0968 Meeting ID: 960 3992 2493

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