Winter Garden Workshop – Hands-On Pruning

  • February 24, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

With 40 years of pruning experience, Tim Vail will explain the importance of allowing sunlight to penetrate the tree.  Careful pruning controls growth, removes dead or diseased wood, and leads to improves longevity and productivity.  Tim will provide us with a hands-on workshop using branches and a misshapen fruit tree in a Christmas tree stand!

Winter Garden Workshop – Wild Weather and Growing

  • March 10, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Have you noticed changes in weather patterns and our sometimes wild weather? We now expect more extreme weather, a longer growing season, too much rain or too little, and changes in pest populations at different times seasonally. Learn more about the future that lays ahead and how to manage new gardening challenges as our weather changes.

Winter Garden Workshop – Home Composting

  • March 24, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Don Morrison to learn practical tools, techniques, troubleshooting, and suggestions to simplify composting process,  making it accessible and affordable for anyone  (especially anyone previously intimidated or overwhelmed by the process).

The Messenger Film Screening

  • April 25, 2019
    4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a film screening of “The Messenger” with Freeport Wild Bird Supply on April 25, 2019 at Frontier in Brunswick. More information coming soon. Su Rynard’s wide-ranging and contemplative documentary THE MESSENGER explores our deep-seated connection to birds and warns that the uncertain fate of songbirds might mirror our own. Moving from the northern (more…)

Maine Bird Atlas Workshop

  • April 27, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join BTLT for a workshop with The Maine Bird Atlas, a project to survey and map the distribution and abundance of breeding and wintering birds in Maine. Birds are an excellent indicator of environmental health, allowing for an overall understanding of the environmental health of the State of Maine. This workshop will focus on the importance of understanding bird populations, what bird populations indicate and how you as a citizen scientist can play role in this effort.