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Coming Soon…

Pemaquid Watershed Association is in the process of hiring an Executive Director. It is anticipated that the new ED will begin his or her duties in late June. Please stay tuned during this exciting transition!

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PWA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STEPPING DOWN

The Lincoln County News featured an article about Executive Director Donna Minnis on December 16. “After nine years as executive director of the Pemaquid Watershed Association, Donna Minnis announced she would be resigning from her post in early 2016.” Read … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk about Composting

compost on saplings

By creating it, you’ll have less garbage to haul to the transfer station. You will reduce your town’s transfer station costs by reducing the amount and weight of trash hauled to the landfill. You’ll extend the life of the landfill … Continue reading

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Safe Disposal of Medications

medications

The Maine State Sheriff’s Association is sponsoring a Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with many state agencies, recommend medicine take-back … Continue reading

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Reusing and Recycling Car and Truck Batteries

car battery

I never gave much thought to what happens to worn-out car and truck parts, as I always have traded in or sold one vehicle for the next. In this article, I review the lifecycle of one commonly replaced vehicle part: … Continue reading

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PWA’s Keep Pemaquid Peninsula Beautiful Receives Award

Keep Pemaquid Peninsula Beautiful logo

PWA’s Keep Pemaquid Peninsula Beautiful initiative received a President Circle Award at the annual Keep America Beautiful (KAB) National Awards Dinner, held during the recent 2015 KAB National Conference in Washington, D.C. The KAB President’s Circle Award recognizes exemplary performance … Continue reading

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The Birds of Maine Art Exhibit at PWA

artwork by Julie Babb

Pemaquid artist Julie Babb will showcase her paintings at the Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) office gallery in downtown Damariscotta from March 2 to April 10. The Association invites the public to a reception for Babb from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Five conservation organizations exploring becoming a regional organization

representatives of five midcoast conservation groups pose in the snow

Five conservation organizations in the mid-coast region are excited to announce that they are exploring the possibility of a shared future by growing into a regional organization. The group has a vision of an organization with deeper connections to the … Continue reading

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“The Beauty of Wood” Exhibit

marquetry by Bruce Babb

Bruce Babb will showcase his collection of marquetry works in an exhibit, The Beauty of Wood, at the PWA office gallery in downtown Damariscotta now through February. The Association invites the public to a reception for Babb from 4:30 to … Continue reading

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PWA’s Midwinter Bird Seed Sale

cardinal eating sunflower seeds in the snow

This week, PWA launches its midwinter bird seed sale featuring the most common seed varieties, including black oil sunflower seeds and thistle seed. Almost all the year-round songbirds in Maine eat sunflower seeds, including chickadees, nuthatches, tufted titmice, mourning doves, … Continue reading

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