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Understanding the Current State of Maine’s Watershed

Water is a valuable resource we cannot live without.  In fact, just over 70% of the human body is made up of water. This makes clean water crucial all over the United States, but particularly in places like Maine where woodlands, rivers, ponds, and oceans make up a great deal of the overall topography.

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Your Woods: The Natural Resource Machine
If you have a nature-based hobby, Maine is a wonderful state for you.  We’re home to thousands of acres of pristine woodlands and water sources, and many of our residents have them in their own backyards.

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 6 Natural Ways to Repel Black Flies and Mosquitoes
Mosquitos and black flies are a particular nuisance in Maine. Whether you're barbecuing, hiking, or simply sitting on your porch reading the newspaper, these little pests will find and annoy you.

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Posted in: Forest Insects
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Sighting New England Cottontails
If you see a brown rabbit during the winter in Maine, it’s a New England Cottontail. 

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Posted in: Wildlife
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 The Many Environments of Maine: It's Called Vacation Land For a Reason!
Maine serves as a microcosm for the rest of New England, with almost every habitat represented somewhere in the states landscape. There are many ways for residents and visitors alike to explore Maine.

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Posted in: Other
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3 Ways to Tell if Your Trees Are Being Damaged by Invasive Species
Maine's beautiful forests are susceptible to a host of invasive species. From wood borers to defoliators to disease, these species can quickly damage and kill a large amount of forest.

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Invasive Plants in Your Woodlands and How to Get Rid of Them
Invasive plants in Maine can be severely detrimental to woodlands. They feed off and suffocate delicate undergrowth and threaten the ecosystem of forests.

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Deer Tick Populations Have Exploded
Back in 1997, an article in the Maine Woodland Owners newsletter raised questions about the spread of Lyme disease in Maine. Would environmental constraints keep deer tick populations at bay?  What role would host populations or forest type play?  Forty one Lyme disease cases had been reported in 1996.  Today, the numbers are staggering.

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3 Ways Coyotes Are Good For the Ecosystem
Coyotes – they've been conjuring up scary images and fueling hunting expeditions for decades. Recent research suggests that coyotes are not only beneficial; they are necessary to our ecosystem.

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Posted in: Wildlife
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Funding Wildlife & Forest Mgmt in Your Woodlands Using Gov. Incentive Programs
Converting your woodlands into a wildlife conservatory is encouraged by the Maine government. There are tax breaks and financial incentives for woodland owners with acreage dedicated to preserving wildlife and federally-funded grant programs that provide financial assistance to protect wildlife habitats.

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Posted in: Land Trust
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