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Landscaping for Wildlife: how to cultivate wildlife habitat in your garden, backyard, and beyond
Sunday, March 11, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Denmark Public Library, 
121 East Main St, Denmark, ME

Join us to learn ways to improve habitat quality for a diversity of wildlife. Topics covered include: 

  • Pollinator habitat for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
  • Backyard bird habitat
  • Building native plant communities that support an array of species and promote biodiversity 

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Places for Pollinators: how to create habitat for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds | Sunday, March 25, 2018 | 10:00 AM | Maine Flower Show, 8 Thompson's Point Road - Brick South, Portland, Maine

 

Learn about the observation, identification and ecology of bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators. Deb will explain their habitat needs, environmental stressors, and how you can create a high value habitat on your property.  


Photo: Mary Pennington

Photo: Mary Pennington

Places for Pollinators: how to create habitat for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds | Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Portland Pollinator Partnership, 409 Cumberland Ave, Portland, ME

Learn about the observation, identification and ecology of bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators. Deb will explain their habitat needs, environmental stressors, and how you can create a high value habitat on your property.  

 


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Places for Pollinators: how to create habitat for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds | Saturday, April 21, 2018 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Groundcover, 209 Main St, Bridgton, ME

Learn about the observation, identification and ecology of bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators. Deb will explain their habitat needs, environmental stressors, and how you can create a high value habitat on your property.  


Past Events:


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Nurturing Carnivore Co-Existence and Biodiversity on Your Farm | Wednesday, January 10, 2017 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Augusta Civic Center

Farming successfully with carnivores is not just about using good animal husbandry practices. It is also about understanding the ecology of the carnivores on your farm, and managing the habitats that enable them and their prey to live stable lives. The result is a healthy, biodiverse landscape on your farm. Come join us as a collaboration of forester, ecologist, farmer and carnivore biologist share how this all works together.

 


The Black Ghost - Understanding the Maine Black Bear. Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 6:30 PM | Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME  

Come learn more about bear behavior, biology, and challenges to bear conservation and management. Deb will present a slide show of her experiences studying Maine black bears, and briefly talk about her work on black bears in New Mexico and Tennessee, and grizzlies in Yellowstone and Alaska.


Forest Walk, led by Deb Perkins and Jeff Meserve, at Tear Cap Workshops Open House. | Saturday, October 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm and 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Tear Cap Workshops, 22 Hampshire St., Hiram, ME 

Deb, a consulting wildlife ecologist, will co-lead two interpretive walks through the forest with Jeff Meserve, consulting forester.  Walks will be from 2:00-3:00 pm and again from 4:00-5:00 pm.

Join Tear Cap Workshops from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM for an afternoon of fun to celebrate their purchase of the former Hammond Sawmill with music, food, woodworking and more.
www.tearcapworkshops.org


Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is hosting a native shrub planting event at the Scarborough Marsh Wildlife Management Area.
Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 8:00 AM | SCARBOROUGH MARSH WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA.

Join the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife in planting shrub habitat for the state-endangered New England cottontail rabbit! Work side-by-side with other conservationists for the benefit of cottontails and song birds.

 


PLACES FOR POLLINATORS - A HANDS ON WORKSHOP TO LEARN ABOUT POLLINATORS AND HOW TO CREATE AND IMPROVE HABITATS FOR THEM AT HOME.
SATURDAY, JULY 15,2017 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | 303 S RIVER ROAD, GREENE, ME  

Come learn about the observation, identification and ecology of bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators. Deb will explain their habitat needs, environmental stressors, and how you can create a high value habitat on your property.


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