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by Brenda Zollitsch My son Zachary’s exploring hat took us on another wetland wandering adventure this month to a wonderful little gem called Winslow Park in Freeport, Maine.  Zachary and I love to camp there.  With views out to the … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch When I was growing up on Marsh Island in Orono, Maine, my mother and I would walk around a field up behind the University of Maine campus every evening.  It was a little exercise, a chance to … Continue reading

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This week I begin a year-long program to become a ‘Maine Master Naturalist’ http://www.mainemasternaturalist.org/MMNP/Home.html Our first reading assignment is “Reading the Forest Landscape: A Natural History of New England” by Tom Wessels.  The book is— A full and wholly original … Continue reading

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8 Towns and the Great Marsh report By James Nutter – Gulf of Maine Institute – March 4, 2012 On Monday March 19th, Eight Towns and the Great Marsh met at Ipswich Town Hall from 7 to 9 p.m.  First … Continue reading

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Removing Dams in Maine Living on Earth – September 23, 2011 http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=11-P13-00038&segmentID=6 &segmentID=6

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It’s vacation time and the Association of State Wetland Managers’ main office is located in Vacationland otherwise known as the great State of Maine.  This is the time of year that Maine residents are suddenly contacted by long-lost relatives in … Continue reading

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Ants on the Beach at Wells Reserve, Maine By Jim Teaford – Wetland Notes – September 20, 2010 http://wetlandnotes.com/notes-and-anecdotes

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And the sage Oloffe dreamed a dream, — and lo,    the good St. Nicholas came riding over the tops of the trees, in that self-same wagon wherein he brings his yearly presents to children, and he descended hard by where the heroes of Communipaw … Continue reading

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2010 Ornithology Programs at Hog Island Audubon Center You can sign up-now!-for summer 2010 ornithology programs at Hog Island Audubon Center http://www.maineaudubon.org/explore/ camp/hi_overview.shtml Audubon’s internationally recognized Project Puffin Seabird Restoration Program will lead five distinct sessions of bird-loving bliss, working with … Continue reading

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Such strange beasts and fish Are also bred              That no man can give name to—                           –The Compleat Angler An invasive species is “an alien species whose introduction does or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to … Continue reading

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