Pre-registration is required for all programs and workshops
by calling the District office at 667-8663.
Unless otherwise noted, all registration deadlines are
If you require special accommodations, please contact the District office at
least two weeks in advance of the workshop date.
Roads Workshop: How to Form a Road Association and Gravel Road Maintenance
Friday, June 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Board Room, Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, 50
Union Street, Ellsworth
In the first half of this day-long workshop, District
will offer practical advice and a step-by-step guide to forming a road
association. After a break for lunch, Phil Curtis, consultant to Maine DOT Local
Roads Center, will lead a session in the design, installation, and maintenance
of gravel roads. Participants may register for one or both sessions.
The cost to attend is $35 for either half-day session, or $50 for the full day.
Lunch will be provided for full-day attendees.
Certified contractors can receive 4 continuing education units from DEP for
participation in the afternoon road maintenance session.
To register, contact the Conservation District office at 667-8663.
Invasive Plant Patrol 101
(Required training to particpicated in the Annual Hancock County
Lakes Survey Week for Invasive Aquatic Plants)
Tuesday, July 19, 10:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Craig Brook National Fish
Hatchery, 306 Hatchery Road, East Orland
This workshop will offer an overview and update of invasive aquatic plants in
Maine, training in identifying plants, training in how to conduct an invasive
aquatic plant screening survey, and instruction on how to form a survey team.
The workshop will provide all participants with an invasive aquatic plant
identification handbook. Please bring your own lunch.
This workshop is hosted by the Alamoosook Lake Association, Branch Lake
Association, Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery, Green Lake Association, Hancock
County Soil and Water Conservation District, and Toddy Pond Association.
register, contact the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program at
email@example.com or (207) 783-7733.
13th Annual Hancock County
Lakes Survey Week for Invasive Aquatic Plants
Monday-Friday, August 15-19
Certified volunteers* pick a public boat launch or a hand-carried access point
on a lake or pond to perform a quick survey to check for invasive aquatic
plants. The survey forms and most survey field equipment will be provided.
Surveys take approximately 1 hour to complete.
*Volunteers must have a current certification in invasive aquatic plant
detection through the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program.
To volunteer, contact the District at 667-8663.