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ROBIN WALL KIMMERER

Upcoming Events

  • Wild Edibles Walking Tour: Eastern Prom
    Wild Edibles Walking Tour: Eastern Prom
    Tue, Apr 16
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial
    Apr 16, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial, Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Apr 16, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial, Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    We'll walk a short loop around the Eastern Prom to learn how to identify and eat various wild plants. Bring a notebook or a camera!
  • Loving Japanese Knotweed (FREE!)
    Loving Japanese Knotweed (FREE!)
    Sun, Apr 21
    Eastern Prom (Cleeves Memorial)
    Apr 21, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Eastern Prom (Cleeves Memorial), Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Apr 21, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Eastern Prom (Cleeves Memorial), Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn to manage, harvest, gather, process, and eat Japanese knotweed. We'll cover identification, removal, gathering, processing, and future storage. Let's manage this plant effectively without emotional reactivity.
  • Invasive Bittersweet Bird Feeders
    Invasive Bittersweet Bird Feeders
    Sat, Apr 27
    Merrymeeting Adult Education
    Apr 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    Apr 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    Learn to identify, gather/remove invasive bittersweet, and weave a woven window feeder for very cute birds.
  • Knife and Tool Sharpening
    Knife and Tool Sharpening
    Sun, Apr 28
    Cape Elizabeth Community Services
    Apr 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Cape Elizabeth Community Services, 343 Ocean House Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA
    Apr 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Cape Elizabeth Community Services, 343 Ocean House Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA
    Learn how to sharpen knives, axes, pruners, scissors, and other blade tools. Bring your own dull tools that need to be touched up, or come to practice sharpening some of our tools.
  • Wild Edibles Walking Tour: Eastern Prom
    Wild Edibles Walking Tour: Eastern Prom
    Tue, Apr 30
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial
    Apr 30, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial, Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Apr 30, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial, Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    We'll walk a short loop around the Eastern Prom to learn how to identify and eat various wild plants. Bring a notebook or a camera!
  • Matchless Firestarting - For Kids (FREE!)
    Matchless Firestarting - For Kids (FREE!)
    Wed, May 01
    Freeport Community Library
    May 01, 2024, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Freeport Community Library, Library Dr, Freeport, ME 04032, USA
    May 01, 2024, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Freeport Community Library, Library Dr, Freeport, ME 04032, USA
    Learn to make a roaring campfire by rubbing a few sticks together - no matches required. Everyone will make a bow-drill kit to take home.
  • Making Leather / Hide Tanning (FREE!)
    Making Leather / Hide Tanning (FREE!)
    Fri, May 03
    TBA
    May 03, 2024, 9:00 AM – May 05, 2024, 5:00 PM
    TBA, Belfast, ME 04915, USA
    May 03, 2024, 9:00 AM – May 05, 2024, 5:00 PM
    TBA, Belfast, ME 04915, USA
    Learn how to turn raw animal skins into soft, supple leather! We'll be starting from scratch and working all the way through: scraping, fleshing, softening and smoking.
  • Forage For Love
    Forage For Love
    Mon, May 06
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial
    May 06, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial, Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    May 06, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial, Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Calling all lonely hearts! This wild edibles walking tour will be a collaborative project between Rewild Maine and The Bug Club of Maine - a local singles' meetup group. Come learn about wild plants and maybe meet your next flame.
  • Eating Japanese Knotweed
    Eating Japanese Knotweed
    Tue, May 07
    Merrymeeting Adult Education
    May 07, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    May 07, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    Learn to manage, harvest, gather, process, and eat Japanese knotweed. We'll cover identification, removal, gathering, processing, cooking over an open fire, and future storage. Everyone gets a jar of sweet knotweed sauce to take home, which you may want to dehydrate for fruit leather.
  • Pine Needle Baskets
    Pine Needle Baskets
    Sat, May 11
    Merrymeeting Adult Education
    May 11, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    May 11, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    We'll cover the basics of coiled basketry, which is a global, ancient human skill, and create a wonderful pine-needle basket. Every participant will make a basket to take home.
  • Wild Edibles Walking Tour: Fore River
    Wild Edibles Walking Tour: Fore River
    Sun, May 12
    Fore River Sanctuary
    May 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Fore River Sanctuary, 1601 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    May 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Fore River Sanctuary, 1601 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    We'll walk a bit of the Fore River Trail to learn how to identify and eat various wild plants. Bring a notebook or a camera!
  • Carving Chopsticks and Jam Spreaders
    Carving Chopsticks and Jam Spreaders
    Mon, May 20
    Merrymeeting Adult Education
    May 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    May 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    Gain a comprehensive overview of knives and how to use them. Practice using metal and stone knives to carve some basic eating implements from wood: fine chopsticks and/or a jam spreader.
  • Wild Edibles Walking Tour: Western Prom
    Wild Edibles Walking Tour: Western Prom
    Tue, May 21
    Western Promenade
    May 21, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Western Promenade, Valley St, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    May 21, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Western Promenade, Valley St, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    We'll walk a short loop around the Western Prom, to learn how to identify and eat various wild plants. Bring a notebook or a camera!
  • May-Whistles and Other Toys (FREE!)
    May-Whistles and Other Toys (FREE!)
    Sat, May 25
    East End Beach
    May 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    East End Beach, East End Beach, Eastern Promenade Trail, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    May 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    East End Beach, East End Beach, Eastern Promenade Trail, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn how to make slip-bark whistles, and other stick-based toys.
  • Wild Edibles Walking Tour: Cape Elizabeth
    Wild Edibles Walking Tour: Cape Elizabeth
    Sun, May 26
    Gull Crest Fields
    May 26, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Gull Crest Fields, 1 Gull Crest Drive, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA
    May 26, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Gull Crest Fields, 1 Gull Crest Drive, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA
    We'll walk a short loop around Gull Crest Fields, to learn how to identify and eat various wild plants. Bring a notebook or a camera!
  • Eating Japanese Knotweed
    Eating Japanese Knotweed
    Wed, May 29
    Cape Elizabeth Community Services
    May 29, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Cape Elizabeth Community Services, 343 Ocean House Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA
    May 29, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Cape Elizabeth Community Services, 343 Ocean House Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA
    Learn to manage, harvest, gather, process, and eat Japanese knotweed. We'll cover identification, removal, gathering, processing, cooking over an open fire, and future storage. Everyone gets a jar of sweet knotweed sauce to take home, which you may want to dehydrate for fruit leather.
  • Wild Edibles Walking Tour: Cape Elizabeth
    Wild Edibles Walking Tour: Cape Elizabeth
    Sun, Jun 02
    Gull Crest Fields
    Jun 02, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Gull Crest Fields, 1 Gull Crest Drive, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA
    Jun 02, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Gull Crest Fields, 1 Gull Crest Drive, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA
    We'll walk a short loop around Gull Crest Fields, to learn how to identify and eat various wild plants. Bring a notebook or a camera!
  • Tree Identification (FREE!)
    Tree Identification (FREE!)
    Sun, Jun 02
    Loring Memorial Park
    Jun 02, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Loring Memorial Park, 449-455 Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Jun 02, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Loring Memorial Park, 449-455 Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn to identify several native and invasive species of trees using defining characteristics such as bark, buds, leaves, and silhouettes.
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