Monthly Archives: June 2015

Butt Ugly

What would you guess is the most collected litter at Pemaquid Watershed Association’s annual cleanup around Pemaquid Point? Beverage cans and bottles? Food wrappers? Plastic bags? Wrong. Twice as many cigarette butts are picked up than all those other types … Continue reading

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Forest Management in Practice – Bearce Allen Preserve

Bearce Allen Preserve

On Sunday, June 28, discover the impact, now and in the future, of the recent timber harvest in keeping with the forest management plan at Bearce Allen Preserve with forester, Peter Hannah and PWA Preserve Stewards, Joan and Roger Panek. … Continue reading

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Light As A Feather, and With Us Forever

What’s bright white, weighs almost nothing, and is probably in all of our houses in one form or another? Whipped cream? No. It’s expanded polystyrene! Often mistakenly referred to as Styrofoam (a trade-marked product made by Dow Chemical which is … Continue reading

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Final Tips on Composting

This week we finish our series on composting by highlighting some tips and a few great sources of compost information. First, let’s talk about slugs. The Guardian newspaper in the UK, a country famous for its gardens and gardeners, advises … Continue reading

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