Eastern Maine Sportsmen's Show
The 77th Annual Eastern Maine Sportsmen's Show will be held March 6, 7, and 8, 2015 at the University of Maine Field House in Orono. There will be over 150 vendors and many different types of demonstrations. Visit the website for ticket prices and the full schedule.
Maine Science Festival March 20 - 22
The first Maine Science Festival will be held at venues in and around downtown Bangor Friday March 20 - Sunday March 22. There will be a variety of science-related events on many topics for those of all ages. Events include children's activities at the Maine Discovery Musuem, panels on various topics like renewable energy, hands-on demonstrations of new technology (e.g. 3D printers), and more! Visit the website for a full schedule and details. All events, except the keynote speaker, are free.
Be sure to check out "Tell the Science from the Trees" Sunday at 1:30pm with a panelist from FSM! You'll get to hear about some of the latest science being done in Maine's forests.
Maine Maple Sunday
On Sunday March 22 Maine's maple syrup producers will open their doors to their sugaring operations for educational demonstrations, sugarbush tours, fun family activities, and samplings of syrup and other maple products.
New England Society of American Foresters (NESAF) Annual Winter Meeting & Conference
The New England Society of American Foresters 95th Annual Winter Meeting will be held March 24 -27, 2015 in Fairlee, VT. The theme this year is "Changing Silviculture in a Changing World." The Forest Society of Maine will be one of the many organizations in attendance.
Maine Land Conservation Conference 2015
April 24 & 25 at the Mt. Ararat Middle School and Orion Performing Arts Center in Topsham, Maine.
Click here for more information.
Visit L.L. Bean's website to see some of their upcoming events in Freeport.
FSM Forestland Steward Erica enjoying a fall hike at Gulf Hagas.
Read more about Erica and our Moosehead presence in the article below.
(Photo by Jeremy Dubois)
by FSM Deputy Executive Director Karin R. Tilberg, Moosehead Matters - February 10, 2015
Portland Press Herald - December 25, 2014
Bangor Daily News - December 24, 2014
- FSM's Land Trust Accreditation
Land Trust Accreditation Committee press release - December 17, 2014
- August is the perfect time to celebrate the wonders of the Moosehead Lake region
by FSM Deputy Executive Director Karin R. Tilberg, Moosehead Matters - August 19, 2014
- New LMF grant boosts conservation, recreation
Press release from the Maine Land Trust Network - accessed August 4, 2014
- Maine is a leader in conservation easements
by Joe Rankin, feature article from Forest for Maine's Future - July 28, 2014
More news from the Forest Society of Maine
by FSM Deputy Executive Director Karin R. Tilberg, Moosehead Matters - December 23, 2014
- Moosehead offers FSM Board outdoor fun, local insights
by FSM Deputy Executive Director Karin R. Tilberg, Moosehead Matters - July 15, 2014
- Moosehead Lake region public-private recreational initiative
Press release from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry - July 2, 2014
- Work to conserve 14,000 acres underway in Maine's 100-Mile Wilderness
Guest blog post for Forest for Maine's Future - June 12, 2014
- Forest Society of Maine: Preserving the tradition of public access in Maine’s North Woods
by FSM Deputy Executive Director Karin R. Tilberg, Moosehead Matters - April 1, 2014
- KIW - Silver Lake project to guarantee public access, protect key habitats
by FSM Deputy Executive Director Karin R. Tilberg, Moosehead Matters - March 18, 2014
- Leadership needed for brook trout, says retired biologist Roger AuClair
by George Smith, George's Outdoor News (Bangor Daily News online) - November 25, 2013
- New conservation project to benefit outdoor recreation, economy
by FSM Deputy Executive Director Karin R. Tilberg, Moosehead Matters - November 19, 2013
- 1-minute hike: Partridge and Ducktail Ponds in Amherst
by Aislinn Sarnacki, Bangor Daily News Outdoors - November 19, 2013
- Carey Kish: A look at the Amherst Mountains Community Forest
Portland Press Herald, November 3, 2013