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March Activity Kit – Signs of Spring and Vernal Pools

February 25, 2021 IIT IIT News Update

Kit Includes: -Spring Scavenger Hunt -Vernal Pool & Spring Equinox Information -Bird Hatching Sequencing Cards –Why Don’t Frogs Freeze? Science Experiment -Frog Tongue Bug Catching Activity Kit -Origami Frog Hopper

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Islesboro Panel on Fermented Foods – Tuesday, March 9 @ 5:30pm

February 25, 2021 IIT IIT News Update

Join Islesboro residents: Jon Kerr, Betty Boucher, Pam Larson & Chloe Joule to hear all about their different fermentation endeavors and learn how to start fermenting for yourself!

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Islesboro Islands Trust Monthly Activity Kits!

February 11, 2021 IIT IIT News Update

IIT is offering new Monthly Activity Kits for children ages 3-7 and parents. Have fun getting outdoors and connecting with nature with the help of a new seasonally-themed kit every month! Activity Kits are available for pick-up at the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Ask for one at the front desk and take the opportunity to […]

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Composting Talk Now Available

February 11, 2021 IIT IIT News Update

Did you miss IIT’s Composting Talk with UMaine Cooperative Extension’s Mark Hutchinson? No worries! You can now review the recorded Zoom talk. Contact Chloe Joule at iitcjoule@gmail.com or (207) 734-6907 for a link to the recording

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Eagles, Raptors & Birds of Prey – What Dangers Are They Facing? – Tuesday, May 4 @ 5:30pm

January 21, 2021 IIT IIT News Update

Eagles, Raptors & Birds of Prey – What Dangers Are They Facing? – Tuesday, May 4 @ 5:30pm Islesboro has seen multiple bald eagle fatalities in the past year. Why? Avian Haven’s Laura Suomi-Lecker will join IIT to speak to the issues that these top predators are facing and what we can do to help.

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Islesboro’s Aquifer: A Groundwater Talk – Monday, April 12 @ 5:30pm

January 21, 2021 IIT IIT News Update

Islesboro’s Aquifer: A Groundwater Talk – Monday, April 12 @ 5:30pm Rod Pendleton will join IIT to discuss Islesboro’s unique bedrock aquifer on which we all depend.

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Livestock Processing Talk Now Available

January 21, 2021 IIT IIT News Update

Livestock Processing Talk now available to view!   Did you miss the January Livestock Talk with UMaine’s Colt Knight? You can now view the recorded Zoom talk.   Contact Chloe Joule at iitcjoule@gmail.com or call (207) 734-6907 for the link to the recording.

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The Dirt on Composting – Tuesday, February 9th, 5:30pm

January 5, 2021 IIT IIT News Update

The Dirt on Composting – Tuesday, February 9th, 5:30pm – Islesboro Islands Trust welcomes University of Maine’s compost expert, Mark Hutchinson! Composting is an efficient and beneficial way to utilize food scraps and other naturally degradable products around your home and yard. Learn how to get started and effective techniques, habits and usage, by tuning […]

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Livestock & Poultry Processing Talk – Saturday, January 9th, 10:00am

January 5, 2021 IIT IIT News Update

Livestock & Poultry Processing Talk – Saturday, January 9th, 10:00am – Islesboro Islands Trust & the Islesboro Sporting Club will co-host the second of two Livestock talks with University of Maine Livestock Specialist, Colt Knight! Keeping livestock means losing it, too – learn more about how to approach this aspect of homesteading.

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Did you miss IIT’s Living with Predator’s Talk?

January 5, 2021 IIT IIT News Update

Did you miss IIT’s Living with Predator’s Talk? No worries! You can still view the recorded Zoom discussion, led by Maine State wildlife biologist, Kendall Marden. Contact Chloe Joule at iitcjoule@gmail.com or (207) 734-6907 for the link to the recording.

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