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FSM– News, Stories, & Information
Summer ENews 2016 — Read about FSM’s latest news and conservation work. You can sign up to receive our E-News at the bottom of the page. (July 2016)
30 Years, A Million Acres – How FSM was created to conserve Maine’s forestlands in 1984. (July 2016)
Pristine Fisheries Habitat to be Permanently Conserved: Gulf Hagas – West Branch Pleasant River Project by FSM Deputy Executive Director Karin R. Tilberg, Special to Moosehead Matters – February 21, 2016
Conservation Easements are Forever – Special to Moosehead Matters – November 2015
Brook Trout in Maine, August 31
Maine Audubon will present a summary of the Brook Trout Survey on Wednesday, August 31 at 8pm at Fields Pond in Holden. Audubon members: $7 Non-members: $10. More information.
Big Moose Mountain Hiking and Trail Stewardship Day, September 9
Join Moosehead Trails Friday, September 9 to hike and clear trail corridor from 9 am – 4:30 pm (or as long as you can stay). Meet at the intersection of the North Road & Rt. 15 near Greenville Junction at 9am. Bring lunch, snacks, and water; sturdy shoes and work gloves; bug dope and sunscreen; loppers, pruners, and hand saws if you’ve got them. Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous – all ages & skill levels welcome! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wild Edibles Walk with Russ Cohen, September 10
A joint offering with Maine Audubon and Wild Seed Project. Join Russ Cohen, wild edibles expert and author of Wild Plants I have Known…and Eaten to learn about at least two dozen species of native edible plants to non-native weeds and invasive species. Saturday, September 10 from 1 pm – 4 pm at Gilsland Farm near Portland. Audubon members: $10 Non-members: $15. More information.
Living History Days, October 1 & 2
Enjoy Maine Forest and Logging Museum’s annual Living History Days at Leonard’s Mills. Highlights will include demonstrations from 1790s reenactors, machinery, mills, the 20th Maine Civil War encampment, the Lombard Log Hauler in action, and more! Saturday & Sunday 10 am-4 pm Admission: $10 adults, $5 children.
PLT Educator & Community Workshops: Starting a FIG Plot, October 12 & 15
Learn how forest research plots draw from science, math and social studies through the Maine Project Learning Tree (PLT) and Maine Audubon web-based Forest Inventory Growth (FIG) program. Geared toward natural resource professionals, community leaders, tree farmers, and teachers. October 12 at Gilsland Farm, Falmouth and October 15 at Fields Pond, Holden. More information.