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MaineCF’s Fund for Maine Land Conservation awards $178,000 in grants to support conservation efforts in Maine

Maine Conservation Corps trail crew members at work on Frenchman Bay Conservancy’s Little Tunk Pond Preserve. Photo courtesy FBC   PORTLAND & ELLSWORTH—The Maine Community Foundation’s Fund for Maine Land Conservation has awarded just over $178,105 in grants to 23 organizations to support conservation projects across Maine. Grantees include: Frenchman Bay Conservancy,...

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Gearing Up For Gardening

    REGISTER NOW  Workshop Descriptions: Session One Grow Your Best Veggies ~ Marjorie Peronto Keep up to date with critical information designed to help you grow your best vegetables, including sustaining healthy soil, selecting and caring for garden plants, and supporting the roles of all types of insects in the garden ecosystem. Grow Your Best Raspberries ~ David...

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Schoodic Institute announces 2020 bird tours

WINTER HARBOR – Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park announces a full schedule of bird tours and workshops for the 2020 season, beginning in June with visits to see the puffin colony at nearby Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge. Puffins of Petit Manan is a short tour while Acadia Birds...

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 John Ochira, Maine Community Foundation Program Officer   ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND – The Maine Community Foundation has announced the appointment of John Ochira as program officer. Ochira will manage MaineCF’s Androscoggin and Cumberland county committees and grant programs that serve Greater Portland. Prior to coming to MaineCF, Ochira was a disability benefit specialist...

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Maine Coast Hospital Assigned Five Stars by CMS

Ellsworth— Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital continues to be recognized for excellent safety and quality.  Last month, Maine Coast Hospital received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) along with only three other hospitals state-wide.  “We are quite proud of this five-star designation,” shares president John...

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Schoodic Institute announces new Director of Sales and Operations

  WINTER HARBOR- Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is pleased to announce the promotion of Megan Moshier of Winter Harbor to Director of Sales and Operations. Moshier oversees approximately 75 groups using the Schoodic Institute campus each year, including middle school, high school, college and university field trips, community organizations, researchers,...

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Journalism scholarships available to Maine students

ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND – The Guy P. Gannett Journalism Scholarship Fund and the Agnes Freyer Gibbs Scholarship Fund seek applications from Maine students. The Gannett Scholarship provides renewable support for students majoring in journalism or a field reasonably related, including print, broadcast, or electronic media. The fund helps pay tuition to...

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