RECENT NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Freeport-based Maine Beer Co. is making the gift toward the $1.3 million the trust needs to buy and manage Little Whaleboat Island. Story here.
Harpswell Heritage Land Trust has created a custom guide to the common plants, animals and algae found along Harpswell’s shoreline. Printed on waterproof paper, the guide is easy to stick in your back pocket when heading out to explore. The guide is free for educators teaching in formal or informal settings with young people from
Story in the Lewiston Sun Journal here.
The 52-acre preserve has a mile of trails with more to be built and features a brook, vernal pools and diverse plants. Story here.
Hot off the press! Harpswell Heritage Land Trust has published new pocket naturalist guides, funded in part by CBEP’s Community Grant Program. Find out more here.
Portland, ME – Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP) has announced the spring 2021 Habitat Protection Fund awards. CBEP made four awards, for a total of $30,000, for projects in Cumberland, Yarmouth, Harrison/Norway/Otisfield, and a fourth project that will be announced soon. Full story here.
Eight Maine communities will develop climate resilience plans as part of a pilot project supported by the Maine Climate Council. Story in Mainebiz here.