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4-H News in Washington County – June 2023

Dates to Remember June 16: Adulting 101 Registration Deadline June 16: 4-H Camp and Learning Center Scholarship Deadline June 17: Pride Festivities, Portland June 21–July 26: 4-H Adulting SPIN Club June 21: Registration Open for 4-H Teen Leader Program June 23: 4-H Science Friday- Plants Around Us June 25–30: Citizenship Washington Focus June 30: Animal Approval […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H Science Fridays start June 23

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer 4-H Science Fridays beginning June 23. Youth will meet with 4-H Professional, Gabby Brodek, one Friday a month from June through August on the campus of the University of Maine at Machias.   This club will focus on exploring science topics and skills, spending time outside, and […]

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UMaine Extension announces updated interactive plant sales map for 2023

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program’s interactive plant sales map has been updated just in time for planting season. The “2023 Spring Plant Sale Fundraisers in Maine” map allows users to search for plant sales throughout the state by location, date or name in alphabetical order.The listings also include garden tours. Find more information about […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H introducing teens to adulting concepts in June

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer a short-term online 4-H club for youth ages 13–18 about basic adult life skills on from 4–5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 21–July 26. Required registration closes June 10.  The “4-H Adulting 101” series will introduce basic adult life skills by exploring a different topic each week including personal values, […]

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New resources available for Maine home gardeners in time for 2023 growing season

University of Maine Cooperative Extension has released new resources and practical information for home gardeners getting ready for the 2023 growing season. New featured articles and videos include pruning forsythia and lilac bushes, information about the browntail moth mitigation fund and a new 2023 map of plant sales and garden tours.  May is also the […]

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Public Notice: Washington County Extension Association Bylaws

Public notice is hereby given that the Washington County Extension Association intends to adopt a bylaw. Article VI, Section 5 would read, “Article VI, Section 5.  Members of the Executive Committee may be removed from the committee for cause by a ⅔ majority vote of the Executive Committee.”   The Washington County Extension Association will vote on Article VI, Section 5 […]

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News in Washington County – May 2023

Table of Contents: Dates to Remember Maine State 4-H Public Speaking Tournament Vernal Pools 4-H SPIN Club Tractor Supply Co. Paper Clover Campaign Washington County 4-H Photo Contest 4-H Camp and Learning Centers Scholarships Washington County Extension invites public to open house on May 20 Start Your 4-H Volunteer Journey Trainings 4-H News from the […]

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David Dowley

David Dowley selected as 2023 Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award recipient

The Washington County Extension Association will hold its annual meeting, featuring the Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award, on Saturday, May 20th beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the county Extension office located at the O’Brien House on the campus of University of Maine Machias. David Dowley of Roque Bluffs will receive the Norman W. Duzen […]

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