Author: Steven Hufnagel

Two exceptional gifts last year fundamentally strengthen the Damariscotta River Association’s ability to deliver on the promise of “conserving land in perpetuity.” A bequest from Susan Harvey and a gift from the Hart Family will both fund land and easement stewardship, building further DRA’s reserve of stewardship funds in preparation for national Land Trust Accreditation and in keeping with land trust best practices. Susan Harvey Bequest Caption: Susan Harvey pictured with her good friend and former DRA Executive Director Peter Knauss at the DRA lobster bake in 2005. A great friend and former board member of DRA, Susan Harvey passed …

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My children spent the better part of an hour this afternoon playing in a small puddle in a rut formed by my car tire. Mud pies, mud cakes, and mud tea were all on the menu, and all over them by the time we headed in for dinner. They couldn’t have been happier. As I watched them playing together and independently, I noticed all sorts of things happening that were clearly helping them with steps in their own development: practicing negotiation skills (“okay, you dig first, but don’t mess up my pile over there”), planning a sequence of actions, manipulating …

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