Category Archives: Watershed News
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
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
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
I don’t enjoy buying new tires. They are expensive, and the need for replacement seems to come around too often. On the other hand, driving with old, worn out tires is unsafe and very dangerous. If you have tires to … Continue reading
Artist Kathleen Horst is now showcasing her paintings at the Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) office gallery in downtown Damariscotta until November 13 in an exhibit entitled, “Preserving the Beauty”. The Association invites the public to a reception for Horst from … Continue reading
Please note: the Autumn WALK and TALK at Cooked Farm Preserve scheduled for October 17th has been canceled and has not been rescheduled.
The importance of using recycling and composting to reduce waste that goes into landfills cannot be overemphasized. Disposal of municipal solid waste is a growing challenge in Maine due to declining landfill space, high disposal costs, and environmental health risks. … Continue reading
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
Come celebrate the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend with a joint Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) and Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association (DLWA) kayak or canoe paddle. The PWA Paddlers will lead a paddling adventure followed by a BYO picnic on Saturday, September … Continue reading
Please check the former post on the paddle if you are planning to join in as there are 2 changes: one to the start time and the other about directions to the launch site!