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Grant Writing 101-Hampden
with Melanie Spencer
This course will include discussion and hands-on activities to help you find, apply for, and secure grants for your organization. Topics include an introduction to grants, grant seeking, and grant writing; tools to get your organization grant ready; resources to find good funding opportunities; how to prepare applications and proposals; and how to manage awards and other grant activities.
with Tarma Shena
In this three hour course you'll learn about small sustainable farming, container gardens and an introduction to raising stock on limited average. Contributing to your families food supply can be easy and fun!
Native Plants for the Home Landscape-Hampden
with Katherine Garland
Native plants offer very important food and shelter resources for wildlife, birds and beneficial insects. They play an especially important role in our ecosystem as more and more of our wild spaces are being developed. Learn how home landscapes can enhance biodiversity and gather some ideas for natives that will beautify and even address some challenging landscape situations.
Legalized Marijuana, What does that mean for our kids?-Orono
with Robin Carr Substance Use Prevention Coordinator, Bangor Public Health & Community Services
In this one night session, we’ll talk about what all this means for our youth and communities. Maine created a medical marijuana program in 2009, passed an adult use/commercial market marijuana law in 2016. Topics to be covered include:
. Recognizing new marijuana products (edibles, extracts, wax)
· Trends and the public health and safety landscape in states implementing medical and adult use/commercial market marijuana laws
Free but must register
History of Hampden-Hampden Mines-Hampden
with David Parsons
There is gold and silver in Hampden! As a continuation of the History of Hampden lectures this talk will review the multiple mines that were dug (some up to 200 feet) in West Hampden around 1890. Find out what they found.