Workshops and Training

The WCSW Conservation District can assist you in developing an educational event in land management and conservation topics including:

  • Invasive Plants: Biology and Control, Mapping and Management
  • Topics in Midcoast Maine ecology
  • Conservation Land Management
  • Eco Landscaping
  • Forestry
  • Wetlands/Shorelands/Ponds and Lakes: Enhancement, Protection, Restoration, Construction
  • Urban Ecology (town level environmental management)
  • Citizen Science
  • Pollinator Habitat, Pollinator Management on Farms
  • Other topics

Please contact us for more information. Both indoor presentations and seminars and field activities are available.

Upcoming and Recent Workshops:


January 25 Small Scale Winter Timber Harvesting See our Calendar for more information.

February date TBD Managing a Maple Sugarbush

April 5 All About Landscaping for Nature



December 28 The Forest in Winter Nature Walk

May 10 Exotic Plant Invaders of Coastal Maine – Sebasticook Regional Land Trust

May 13 Restoration of a De-watered Dam Removal Area Part 1: Invasive Plant Assessment – Masse Dam, Vassalboro, Maine

June 10 Citizen Science Opportunities on Sears Island 10am – 2pm on Sears Island

June 12 Stream Water Quality Quality Workshop for CCC 10:30am-12:30pm, Sears Island

Ongoing   Working with Your Woodland Series See Calendar for more information. Workshops on harvest, management for changing economic conditions, wildlife habitat enhancement, sugarbush management, forest ecology and more.