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Conservation Easements News ItemsForestry Info & Fun at “A Day in the Woods” at Hidden Valley Nature Center on October 14 — - Freepress Online9/14/2017 2:14:03 PM
Freepress Online Forestry Info & Fun at “A Day in the Woods” at Hidden Valley Nature Center on October 14 — Freepress Online Midcoast Conservancy and Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) will host “A Day in the Woods,” a full day of information and fun at Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson on Saturday, October 14 (rain date October 15). The day will ...
York Land Trust will host open house, country supper - Seacoastonline.com9/7/2017 4:03:45 PM
York Land Trust will host open house, country supper Seacoastonline.com York Land Trust (YLT) is a member-supported, nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving and protecting lands of ecological, historic, scenic, agricultural and cultural significance in the greater York, Maine area for the benefit of all. YLT ...
Alan Hutchinson, 'champion' of land conservation in Maine, dies at age 70 - Press Herald8/30/2017 6:26:40 PM
Press Herald Alan Hutchinson, 'champion' of land conservation in Maine , dies at age 70 Press Herald By the time state regulators approved Plum Creek's development concept plan in 2009, the Forest Society of Maine and its partners, The Nature Conservancy and the Appalachian Mountain Club, had secured conservation easements on 359,000 acres in the ... and more »
Maine's unnecessary government shutdown can end with compromise, not extortion - Bangor Daily News7/1/2017 2:25:14 PM
Bangor Daily News Maine's unnecessary government shutdown can end with compromise, not extortion Bangor Daily News LePage has demanded a review of tax-exempt property that is protected through conservation easements and changes to the state's Tree Growth tax law. Unlike any other law change, the governor's ideas haven't been fully formulated or subject to public ... and more »
Land for Maine's Future turns 30, issues a public challenge with prizes - Bangor Daily News6/27/2017 11:02:08 AM
Bangor Daily News Land for Maine's Future turns 30, issues a public challenge with prizes Bangor Daily News ... local land trusts all over the state [by] supporting projects,” said Jeff Romano, public policy manager for the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, one of the state's largest land trusts, managing more than 150 conservation easements , and owning and ... and more »
Lay of the Land - Down East4/28/2017 4:36:45 PM
Down East Lay of the Land Down East When we sat down with Martha Stewart to plan the April 2017 special issue, she raised the question: who's leading the effort to protect undeveloped land in Maine in 2017? Turns out, it's a timely question. As the game-changing Land for Maine's ...
Land for Maine's Future board to target $4.3 million for conservation projects - Press Herald4/11/2017 8:10:28 PM
Land for Maine's Future board to target $4.3 million for conservation projects Press Herald Started in 1987, Land for Maine's Future has helped conserve more than 500,000 acres of working forests, farmland and commercial working waterfronts through land sales or conservation easements . Project applicants must match every dollar from the state ...
LePage plan to outsource state park jobs questioned - Press Herald3/10/2017 8:02:46 PM
LePage plan to outsource state park jobs questioned Press Herald David Publicover with the Appalachian Mountain Club – a major landowner in the state – said he counted six cuts or transfers to positions involving conservation easements . Publicover warned that Maine is losing its ability to fulfill its legal ... and more »
DOT Scraps Sherman Marsh Project - The Lincoln County News (subscription)2/2/2017 8:49:49 AM
The Lincoln County News (subscription) DOT Scraps Sherman Marsh Project The Lincoln County News (subscription) “Upon hearing the concerns of Newcastle property owners and after careful consideration, I have decided to forego the acquisition of conservation easements by eminent domain,” Maine Transportation Commissioner David Bernhardt said in a Jan. 27 letter ... and more »
Conservation Markets News ItemsA new option for Q-biotype whitefly control - Greenhouse Management10/13/2016 9:06:23 AM
Greenhouse Management A new option for Q-biotype whitefly control Greenhouse Management Growers from 26 different states from California to Maine have reported instances of the Q-biotype whitefly to local extension agencies and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This particular biotype of Bemisia tabaci whitefly is not ...