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Kennebec 2017 trout sale

Gary at Mt. Springs will be delivering our trout this year on Saturday, May 13th around noon to 12:30. Prices are the same as the past two years. Kennebec-2017-Trout-Order-Form

If you have any questions give Dale a call at 622-7847 x3.

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Our 2017 tree & shrub sale was much different this year. We created a Fedco “group order”.   Orders will be picked up at our Augusta office on Saturday morning, April 29th.

We may try and modify how people can order via postal mail next year.


Dates for 2017 Maine Farm Days have been set.  Check out the MFDays page.

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Maine Envirothon       –          The 2017 Maine State Envirothon season has begun. If you are a high school rep, student or parent who is interested, check the MACD website – MaineConservationDistricts.com or contact us for more information. The spring Envirothon usually includes about 60 teams.  The actual competitions are scheduled in April, May and June of 2017. Check the MaineEnvirothon website for more current information.  MaineEnvirothon

And here is the actual registration packet. 2017-env-registration-packet3

In other news:

  • The Kennebec and Knox-Lincoln SWCD’s are into the second year of a project awarded to the Maine Natural Areas Program to address  terrestrial invasive plants. It includes support to help landowners IMap the invasives they have, learn techniques to manage those invasives, and provide workshops to spread the word. We are starting work on that project this spring.
  •  The Kennebec SWCD and partners have been awarded a new project to develop a new Watershed Based Plan for the East Pond watershed. Work is beginning and will continue over the next field season.Sidar shore cmprsd
  • The Kennebec SWCD has completed work for NRCS, our Federal partners to help them identify and document local “Conservation Priorities” in Kennebec County. A digital link to that report will be available shortly.

 

  • The Kennebec SWCD  is part of a statewide group of SWCD’s providing  Forestry Pest outreach. We are in the second year of that project.   The 2017  “Forestry Pest” workshops are being scheduled. Other displays will be available over the coming months.
    Currently the following have been scheduled     [I will list when available]
  • The Kennebec SWCD is working with the Town of Fayette in a project to replace old culverts on Sandy River Road that currently serve as a habitat barrier. The Maine DEP has awarded funds to the Town for the work and we are assisting with the planning, permitting and oversight.