Assisted Migration of Maine’s Forests: Insights from Experimental Planting Studies in Maine

MOFGA's Education Center 294 Crosby Brook Rd, Unity, ME, United States

*Registration is free for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) community members, as well as members of the MOFGA Journeyperson program.  In this session, Dr. Jay Wason and two of his current graduate students, Laura Pinover and Emily MacDonald, will discuss how their recent and ongoing research efforts are helping us understand how forest […]

$5 – $20

Open-to-all Chainsaw Safety Training

MOFGA's Education Center 294 Crosby Brook Rd, Unity, ME, United States

Learn safe chainsaw operation in these one-and-a-half-day courses. We’ll cover personal protective equipment (PPE) and chainsaw selection, and practice safe handling and open-face bore cutting techniques with instructor supervision. Designed for beginners.REGISTER HERELearn more about MOFGA's chainsaw courses here!$240 general admission and $190 for MOFGA and Midcoast Conservancy members.Questions? Email [email protected]

$190 – $240

Farm & Homestead Day

MOFGA's Education Center 294 Crosby Brook Rd, Unity, ME, United States

Join us for this free, hands-on, skill-sharing event! All ages are invited to MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center in Unity for a day of fun and learning focused on sustainable living skills. Come prepared to roll up your sleeves and dig in! Click here for more info.

Free

Poultry Processing Workshop

MOFGA's Education Center 294 Crosby Brook Rd, Unity, ME, United States

*Registration is free for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) community members, as well as members of the MOFGA Journeyperson program. Join Jacki Martinez Perkins, MOFGA’s Dairy & Livestock Specialist, to learn how to safely and humanely process chickens at the home or small farm scale. In this hands-on workshop, participants will be involved in […]

$70 – $90

Logging with Farm Tractors & Forestry Winches

MOFGA's Education Center 294 Crosby Brook Rd, Unity, ME, United States

Learn the basic skills needed to safely use a winch-equipped farm tractor in the woods. This beginner-level course will cover basic tractor and winch operation, building hitches, skid trail layout, landing management and techniques to limit residual stand damage. The course will not include hands-on tree felling instruction. REGISTER HERE *This sliding scale registration is […]

$50 – $100

Natural Dyeing: Forest & Field

MOFGA's Education Center 294 Crosby Brook Rd, Unity, ME, United States

*This event is free for participants in MOFGA's Journeyperson program, as well as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) community members.Learn to dye fabrics with  locally foraged plant materials in this introductory natural dyeing workshop, open to new and experienced dyers alike. Participants will tie-dye cotton bandanas with goldenrod and experiment with wool yarn […]

$50 – $80
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