In an effort to further understanding Maine’s changing climate, the University of Maine Extension and Maine Sea Grant are hosting a series of workshops next week for individuals interested in participating in the Signs of the Seasons citizen science project. This statewide initiative aims to identify and document cyclical and seasonal changes in over 20 indicator species critical to understanding Maine’s ecosystem.

The first workshop will take place in Brunswick on April 4 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm at Stimpsons Point. In Falmouth, training will begin April 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Gilsland Farm Audubon Center. For those unable to attend in person, a three-part webinar will also be available.

These workshops are free of charge, but registration is required. To learn more about the project and to register, visit extension.umaine.edu/signs-of-the-seasons/training. By attending these workshops or participating in the online webinar, individuals can gain valuable knowledge and contribute to important research on Maine’s changing environment.

By Samantha Johnson

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