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8:30am - 4:30 pm (usually)

* We try hard to be in the office between 8:30am and 4:00pm on most weekdays, but please call ahead to be sure!

893 West St (Rt 90)
Rockport, ME 04856


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    Environmental Book Club - New!


    Join Rebecca Jacobs and Julie Sells to discuss two books that offer different perspectives on invasive and native plants and how the choices we make in our daily lives affect ecological systems.

    Wed, Jan 10, 17 & 24 from 9:30-11am: Beyond the War on Invasive Species by Tao Orion

    Wed, Mar 7 & 21 from 9:30-11am: Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy

    Co-sponsored by Appleton Library


    Beyond the War on Invasive Species: A permaculture approach to ecosystem restoration by Tao Orion

    Orion holds a degree in agroecology and sustainable agriculture from UC Santa Cruz and teaches permaculture design at Oregon State University &  Aprovecho, a 40-acre nonprofit sustainable-living educational organization.

    Wednesdays: Jan 10, 17 & 21 from 9:30-11am

    Deer Foot Farm Cafe, 1221 Union Rd, Appleton




    Bringing Nature Home: How you can sustain wildlife with native plants by Doug Tallamy

    This book became an instant classic on its original release in 2007. Tallamy is professor and chair of the department of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of Delaware, where he conducts research on how the interactions between insects and plants determine the diversity of animal communities.

    Wednesdays: Mar 7 & 21 from 9:30-11am

    Deer Foot Farm Cafe, 1221 Union Rd, Appleton




    A limited number of copies are available to borrow: Call the Conservation District at 596-2040 or the Appleton Library at 785-5656.