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with Kristen Grant, Spruce Mountain Adult Education
Are you involved with staff teams, town boards, non-profit committees or community groups that need to produce results? This training can help you get great results.
Working in groups doesn't usually come naturally and facilitation skills are not routinely taught. If you have ever worked with a group and wished you had more practice or skill, then consider joining Kristen Grant from the UMaine Cooperative Extension for this 5 session targeted skills course.
Class will be held Tuesdays, March 12th - Apr. 9th from 3-7 P.M.
Fly Fishing: Basic Fly Casting
with Kevin Tracewski, RSU 24 Adult Education
Learn the casting skills necessary to fish effectively on your own. This ?hands-on? course will be spent with a fly rod in hand, working on your own casting. Most instruction will be done in small groups, but casting suggestions will also be offered on an individual basis. Videotape analysis of your casting stroke will be provided. Students are encouraged to use their own fly rod and reel, but equipment will be available for anyone who needs it. Please do not buy new equipment just to take this course. Please bring a bag lunch/snack and something to drink.
Genealogy for Beginners
with Trudy Martin, RSU 24 Adult Education
Ready to start diving into your family history but not sure how to start? Trudy Martin has been doing genealogy for twenty years, and she'll share her researching tips. You?ll look for records online, study a census, and begin your pedigree chart. You can bring your own computer for research or use one of ours. (It's not mandatory for you to research online.) It's a great hobby and it's addicting!
GMO Round Table Dicussion
with Dr. Larry Feinstein, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education
Join Dr. Larry Feinstein Professor of Biology at UMPI, James Dwyer Crop Specialist at University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Randy Martin County Supervisor of Center Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District as they lead a discussion to educate the public as to what "Genetically Modified Organism" (GMO) truly means. This discussion will not take sides one way or another, it is meat to educate so that people understand what a GMO product is.
with Kevin Frost, Region 9 Adult Education
Did you know you could pan for gold in Maine? Kevin will help you learn the basic techniques of gold prospecting so that you can venture out on your own. Wear non-skid, closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. Bring a notebook. Equipment provided.
with Angel McNeal, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education
Our Google Tools class will teach you the fundamentals of Google Docs, Google Drive and Google Calendar. This 3 day course will cover the basics on how to use these tools. Learn the most up to date way to create, edit and share documents. Add things to your calendar that can be accessed from any device and save things to your drive that will allow you to open at any and all accesses. Call our office today for more information.
Grow Your Own Organic Garden
with MOFGA, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative
Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner?
Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. We’ll talk about the basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants. The course will also cover the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic weed control strategies and cultural methods for dealing with pests. The instructor will be an experienced farmer or gardener from your region. We will even send you home with free seeds! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.
Grow Your Own Organic Garden
An evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. Discover the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in your garden. All welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.