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Conservation Easements News ItemsRagged Mountain conservation effort wins $500K Land for Maine's Future grant - Mainebiz11/21/2017 11:13:51 AM
Ragged Mountain conservation effort wins $500K Land for Maine's Future grant Mainebiz The project includes construction of a proposed nine-mile Round the Mountain Trail and the purchase of two conservation easements to protect more than 1,400 acres of land. According to the trust's website, the project "will permanently conserve open ...
Conference To Focus On Retaining Maine Farmland - Maine Public11/20/2017 7:38:07 PM
Conference To Focus On Retaining Maine Farmland Maine Public A recent study indicates that more than 400,000 acres of Maine farmland will change ownership over the next 10 years as farmers age and retire. That's the focus of the third annual Farmland Access Conference taking place early next month and co-hosted ...
Land for Maine's Future awards Ragged Mountain project $500000 - PenBayPilot.com11/19/2017 9:44:24 AM
PenBayPilot.com Land for Maine's Future awards Ragged Mountain project $500000 PenBayPilot.com Organizers remain focused on raising the remaining $1.2 million needed to complete the project including the construction of the proposed nine-mile Round the Mountain Trail and the purchase of two conservation easements that will protect more than 1 ... and more »
North Woods 'sugarbush' to get no funding from Land for Maine's Future - Press Herald11/9/2017 7:56:55 PM
Press Herald North Woods 'sugarbush' to get no funding from Land for Maine's Future Press Herald Launched in 1987, Maine's popular LMF program uses revenues from voter-approved bonds to conserve forests, farmlands and working waterfronts through either land sales or conservation easements . All project applicants must match LMF funding at least ... and more »
Land for Maine's Future board reviews controversial Big Six project, 24 other applicants - Press Herald11/7/2017 7:04:20 PM
Press Herald Land for Maine's Future board reviews controversial Big Six project, 24 other applicants Press Herald Big Six landowner Paul Fortin of Madison has indicated that he might be forced to cut down the maple sugarbush or sell off camp lots to cover his mortgage without the $6 million in revenue from the conservation easements . Horn also urged LMF board ... and more »
LePage-backed conservation effort raises questions - Press Herald11/5/2017 3:08:52 AM
Press Herald LePage-backed conservation effort raises questions Press Herald The Land for Maine's Future board will decide the fate this week of more than two dozen conservation projects, including a 23,600-acre proposal north of Jackman mired in debate over public access, political influence and maple syrup. Twenty-six ...
Protect Maine's heritage - Lewiston Sun Journal11/2/2017 10:53:19 PM
Protect Maine's heritage Lewiston Sun Journal Calling themselves Citizens to Save Maine's Heritage, the pro-Question 5 folks have an easy sell. Voters in Maine have supported conservation bonding with impressive, bipartisan majorities in both 1987 and 1999, and the results are evident. More than ...
Executive Director - SustainableBusiness.com10/26/2017 12:11:28 AM
Executive Director SustainableBusiness.com The mission of Downeast Coastal Conservancy (DCC) is the conservation of the natural habitats and resources of the coastal watersheds, islands and communities of Washington County, Maine . ~. Founded in 1987, DCC's conservation easements and preserves ... 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 ...