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Managing Field Lands for Grassland Birds and Soils for Forever Chemicals

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

The Phillips Public Library Seed Loan Project presents – Laura Suomi-Lecker is the technical manager of the Ag Allies statewide grassland bird habitat project. She will discuss Maine’s grassland-dependent bird species and their conservation, as well as best management practices to improve grassland habitat while maintaining sustainable hay crops.

Richard Kersbergen is the Extension Professor for Sustainable Dairy and Forage Systems with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. He will talk about Forever Chemicals (PFAS) – what they are and how they found their way into our farm fields, water supplies, and food.
This presentation and use of the Library Seed Loan Program is free and open to the public.

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Date:
April 20
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Event Tags:
http://www.phillips.lib.me.us

Organizer

Hedy Langdon, Librarian
Phone:
207-639-BOOK
Email:
squibb@maine.edu
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Venue

Phillips Public Library
98 Main Street
Phillips, ME 04966 United States
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Phone:
207-639-BOOK
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