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Cooperative Extension in Hancock County

Latest Past Events

4-H Tick Project Information Session via Zoom


The 4-H Tick Project is a community science project engaging K-12 youth and educators in partnership with 4-H Youth Development, UMaine Cooperative Extension Tick Lab, and the Maine Forest Tick Survey, and members of the Learning Ecosystems Northeast partnership. The project provides youth an opportunity to explore the impacts of climate change and contribute data to a research […]

4-H Open Farm Day at Lone Spruce Farm

Lone Spruce Farm 306 Bald Mountain Road, Dedham

Join us for a FREE, fun, outdoor, family-friendly event open to everyone! Bring the family to experience what our local 4-H Youth Development program has to offer. Kids can participate in a variety of hands-on activities on topics ranging from art to science to animal husbandry. 4-H Staff and Volunteers will be on-site to provide […]



University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Hancock County 63 Boggy Brook Road, Ellsworth

Kyra Alex at DI Stonington HS Gardens Prepare to have some of your gardening practices shaken up and made greener and easier! Kyra Alex gardens in Stonington, grows all of her own vegetables and supervises The Garden Project. Public gardening on a shoe string, limited water, as well as inspiration from off-beat, old-time renegade gardeners has formed […]