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The Hancock County Food Drive Needs Your Help

Ellsworth -  The Hancock County Food Security Network is excited to host the 9th Annual Hancock County Food Drive in March. The month-long collaborative fundraising project supports 17 food pantries, meal sites, and school backpack programs that collectively serve thousands of community members across Hancock County. The 2019 Food Drive...

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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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