Category Archives: Watershed News

PWA LAUNCHES MIDWINTER BIRD SEED SALE

This week, Pemaquid Watershed Association (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 the chickadee, nuthatch, … Continue reading

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GREAT GIFTS THAT ALSO PROTECT NATURE

Give a gift that supports an organization that has been working to protect the local environment since 1966, the Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA). Gift ideas from PWA start as low as 75 cents. They include postcards of the PWA preserves, … 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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Changeover in Pemaquid Watershed Association Board

The Board of Directors of Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) has elected four new Directors to fill vacated terms. The Board also has elected a new President, Michael Kane of Damariscotta, to fill the role of Peggy Drake, who resigned from … Continue reading

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“MOONSTRUCK” ART EXHIBIT

Damariscotta artist Polly Steadman will showcase her paintings at the Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) office gallery in downtown Damariscotta from November 16 to the end of the year in an exhibit entitled, “Moonstruck”. The Association invites the public to a … 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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TRAIL PROJECT BRINGS GROUPS TOGETHER

Monday October 19 was a lovely crisp autumn day for some heavy lifting at Pemaquid Watershed Association’s (PWA) Crooked Farm Preserve. Thirty two strong folks from four different organizations came together to haul in materials for new bridging. The team … 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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