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Sustainable Maine

Basket Trees - Saving a Tradition

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For centuries, Wabanaki artisans have woven exquisite baskets from brown ash. Now this ancient art form is at risk. An invasive beetle called the emerald ash borer has already killed tens of millions of ash trees in the Midwest and Canada, and it’s heading toward Maine. Researchers are teaming up with Wabanaki basket makers to try to prevent, detect and respond to this threat.

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Sustainable Maine

Preserving Paradise

During the past 15 years, development pressure has intensified in southern Maine.

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Preserving Paradise

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Sustainable Maine

Culvert Operations

Researchers lead efforts to help communities prepare for local impacts of climate change.

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Culvert Operations

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Sustainable Maine

Return of a River

After decades of clean-up efforts, the Saco River Estuary is coming back to life.

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Return of a River

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Sustainable Maine

Pools, Policies and People

Many towns in Maine are contending with growth while preserving open space and wildlife.

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Pools, Policies and People

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