Wild and Scenic Film Festival: July 28!

Wild & Scenic Film Festival   Saturday, July 28th 6:30pm – 10pm Knowlton Community Park State Street in Ellsworth   Join Downeast Salmon Federation for the first Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Downeast Maine! The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is the...

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Build “Beal Boxes”

Are you interested in marine ecology? Are you comfortable using power tools?   We are looking for 4 people that are available for a “Day of Caring” on Friday 5/11 from 8:30-11:30 AM. We will be constructing “Beal Boxes,” which allow juvenile...

New District Conservationist for Hancock County

Hancock County SWCD is thrilled to welcome Chris Phinney into his new role as the NRCS District Conservationist for Hancock County! Chris worked previously as the Soil Conservationist in Hancock County, and we look forward to continuing to work with him on identifying...

WORKSHOP: Enhancing Fish Habitat

Your land – and the forests you manage – have the potential to provide important fish habitat. Is this potential being utilized? How can you, as a landowner or forest manager, enhance fish habitat by installing road/stream crossings that support stream...

Watershed Stewardship Week

On Sunday, April 29, the National Association of Conservation Districts will be launching Watershed Stewardship Week! A watershed is an area of land that drains rain water or snow into a single location such as a stream, lake, or underground aquifer. These bodies of...