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See our District Services/District Sales page for links for this year’s bulb group order from Fedco. This year’s group # is 59003.

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The Spruce Mt. Envirothon team attended the National competition in late July and they placed 6th overall. CONGRATULATIONS!!! In addition, they placed 1st in the Aquatics portion of the competition. They came home with $3,500 in scholarship money for their excellent job. it sounds like they had a great time out west.

See this press release.   SMtHSidahoPrsRelease

Check the MACD website for information- MaineConservationDistricts.com

This year’s 2018-19 Envirothon schedule has not yet been set. When available it will be posted.
Check the MaineEnvirothon website for more current information.  www.MaineEnvirothon.org  

In other news:

  • The Kennebec and Knox-Lincoln SWCD’s continue 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 have recently received an additional award from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund [MOHF] in collaboration with both Knox-Lincoln and Waldo SWCD to expand the project of “invasive surveys”.
  • The East Pond watershed Based Plan was completed this past winter. Kennebec SWCD and partners completed the  project to Sidar shore cmprsddevelop a new Watershed Based Plan for the East Pond watershed. With the completion of the Watershed based plan, the technical Alum Treatment has already occurred and we will wait for the results of further analysis to determine its success.
  • Technical Assistance provided with other watershed organizations has begun. That work includes China Regional Lake Association, Togus Pond, Belgrade Regional Lakes Alliance and 30 Mile Watershed Association.
  • 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 2018  “Forestry Pest” workshops and other events are being scheduled.
  • The Kennebec SWCD has received the preliminary award from Maine DEP for a new Watershed Based Plans for Great Pond. When we know more we will post information.