Category Archives: Watershed News

PARTY ON THE PIER

Our signature event, Party on the Pier,  kicks off the 2018 summer season on June 21!  Join us at the Contented Sole on Pemaquid Harbor for a dazzling evening on the Summer Solstice! Returning will be our fabulous silent auction … Continue reading

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PADDLE SPORTS USED EQUIPMENT SALE

On Saturday, June 16, the Paddlers will host a “Used Paddle Sports Equipment Sale” at the PWA office from 1 – 4 p.m. Anyone with used paddle sports equipment is welcome to display and sell their items. Set up your … Continue reading

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Paddler’s 2018 Schedule is Now Available

The 2018 Paddler’s schedule has been posted on our website! Many of you have been anxiously awaiting it, so we want you to know that it has arrived.  There are so many amazing trips planned. Time to start planning your summer! … Continue reading

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TALKIN’ TRASH: The Trouble with Litter

According to the 2009 litter survey by Keep America Beautiful (KAB), more than 51 billion pieces of litter appear alongside American roads each year — 6,729 items per mile of roadway! In the 40 years between KAB’s 1969 study and … Continue reading

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TALKIN’ TRASH: Good Practices for Small Businesses

Success of a business can be measured by the three E’s: economy, employees, and the environment. Most businesses are created to be economically viable — the business needs to make enough money to reap a profit. Employees who are productive, … Continue reading

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TALKIN’ TRASH: Recycling Odds and Ends, Part II

Last time I talked about how to properly dispose of odd items that you don’t have to get rid of very often but that still need to be kept out of the landfill. This time I’d like to give you … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Trash: Plastics

Plastics By Lynne Gilbert, Member of the Keep Pemaquid Peninsula Beautiful Steering Committee Plastics are inexpensive, convenient, waterproof, and durable. According to the Society of the Plastics Industry (an industry trade group), the plastics industry is “the third largest U.S. … Continue reading

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TALKIN’ TRASH: Recycling Odds and Ends, Part I

Have you ever wondered about how to properly dispose of those odd items? By that I mean the ones that you don’t have to get rid of very often, which means that trying to figure out what to do with … Continue reading

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TALKIN’ TRASH: Lincoln County Recycling and Composting

We’ve talked in past Talkin’ Trash posts about the how to’s of recycling, but just what happens to the things we put in recycling? Locally, most recyclables go the Lincoln County Recycling (LCR) Plant in Wiscasset. Pemaquid Watershed Association’s Keep … Continue reading

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Free Lead Tackle Exchange Program with PWA

As the fishing season kicks into gear, now is the time to take advantage of Pemaquid Watershed Association’s Lead Tackle Exchange Program at their office at 15 Courtyard Street in Damariscotta. Anglers can, by appointment with PWA, exchange lead sinkers … Continue reading

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