June 17-23 is National Pollinator Week. Farmers are doing their part to voluntarily create habitat for crucial bees, butterflies and other pollinators.
The application deadline for assistance through the general Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is July 1, 2013 to be considered for funding in fiscal year 2014.
NRCS has announced that July 12, 2013 is the application deadline for agricultural and forestry producers located in the Nickerson Lake Sub-Watershed and Alder Stream Sub-Watershed to apply for financial assistance through the National water Quality Initiative.
The Maine Association of Conservation Districts awarded the three top-scoring high school Envirothon teams at the State Envirothon held on May 23rd at Bowdoin College. Winning high school teams were: Piscataquis, lst; Mt. Ararat, 2nd; and Spruce Mountain, 3rd.
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