|University of Maine Extension Service for Waldo County
992 Waterville Road, Waldo, ME 04915-3117
Phone: (207) 342-5971
or 1-800-287-1426 (in Maine)
FAX: (207) 342-4229
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension has 16 county offices located throughout Maine. County staff, working in collaboration with local citizen advisory boards, determine what educational programs will best serve county residents. Programs and topics include 4-H, agriculture, home horticulture, water quality, business and money management, and more.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension: Tick Lab
17 Godfrey Drive Orono, Maine 04473
Tel: (207) 581-3880 or (800) 287-0279 (in Maine) firstname.lastname@example.org
You can submit any tick found on a person's body, pets, or property for species identification and a DNA analysis to see if it carried lyme or other tick bourne diseases. The ID is free, the DNA analysis is $15,
The Tick Lab is part of the Pest Management Unit within the new Cooperative Extension Diagnostic and Research Laboratory: Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM. Go to https://extension.umaine.edu/ticks.
|Waldo County Regional Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 577, Unity, ME 04974
Phone: 207-948-5050 Fax: 207-948-5104
90 Quaker Hill Road
Unity, Maine 04988
Unity College is a small, private college in rural Maine that provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education that emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Unity College graduates are prepared to be environmental stewards, effective leaders, and responsible citizens through active learning experiences within a supportive community.
|Dorothy W. Quimby Library
90 Quaker Hill Road
Unity, Maine 04988
(207) 948-3131 x328
Part of Unity College, the Quimby Library also serves as the public library for Freedom and other area towns. Its holdings include a large collection of general fiction and children's books. The library is open more than 80 hours a week. Library services include group and individual orientation tours, informal instruction on the use of library resources, general reference services and interlibrary loan.
During the academic year the library observes the following schedule:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday:11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Summer and semester recess hours are as follows, unless otherwise posted:
Monday & Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
|Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA)
PO Box 170
Unity, ME 04988
Founded in 1971, the mission MOFGA is to help farmers and gardeners grow organic food, to protect the environment, and to recycle natural resources; to increase local food production, to support rural communities, and to encourage sustainable farm economies; and to illuminate for consumers the connections between healthful food, environmentally sound farming practices, and vital local economies.
The organization is perhaps best known for the Common Ground Country Fair, a celebration of ecologically sustainable practices that draws over 50,000 visitors each year. MOFGA's new Common Ground Education Center, located at the heart of Maine's farm country in Unity, is now serving as a permanent site for the Fair, as well as a year-round venue for all of the group's activities.
|Beginning with Habitat
41 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0041
BwH provides maps and information about important habitat features (riparian habitats, high value animal habitats, and large habitat blocks) as well as additional information and tools to implement habitat conservation in local land use planning efforts.
Freedom Post Office
Belfast Road and Bryant Road
Hours: 8 AM -11:30 AM, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
|Arts Center at Kingdom Falls
52 Kingdom Road
Montville, Maine 04941
The Arts Center at Kingdom Falls is located in Montville, Maine, two tenths of a mile north of Route 3 on Kingdom Road, 15 miles west of Belfast and 30 miles east of Augusta.
The mission of the Arts Center at Kingdom Falls is to foster inspiring artistic experiences for all ages and abilities, through community events, classes and residencies.
Waldo County Humane Society
P.O. Box 479
Belfast, Maine 04915
The Waldo County Humane Society promotes the health and welfare of all animals and encourages the spaying and neutering of all companion animals.
For more information about assistance for spaying/neutering pets, call the above number or write to the above address.
Humane Society Waterville Area
100 Webb Road,
Waterville, ME 04901
THIS WEEK IN UNITY
TOWN OF UNITY'S WEBSITE
Nearest college community and one of Waldo County's major cultural centers, Unity offers community gatherings, art and performing events and two local restaurants, the China Jade and the Homestead Family Restaurant. Access to see what is going on very locally.
Sheepscot Wellspring Land Alliance
Service area includes 4 towns, one of which is Freedom
PO Box 155
Freedom, ME 04941
Buck O'Herin,Executive Director