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  Maine, France - LoveToKnow 1911
Maine was evangelized in the 3rd century by St Julian.
Maine, which was in the vassalage of Anjou as early as the 9th century, was united to Anjou in 1110 by the marriage of Count Helias's daughter to Fulk V., count of Anjou, and passed to the English crown in 1154, when Henry Plantagenet (who was born at Le Mans) became king of England.
Maine was united to France; in 1246 it was separated from France by Louis IX., who handed it over to his brother Charles, count of Provence.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Maine,_France   (529 words)

 MainelyKids.com online magazine for families who love, live and visit Maine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Maine Children's Alliance released their eleventh annual KIDS COUNT Data Book with a press conference at the State House in Augusta, on Feb. 15.
Maine's teen pregnancy rate continues to decline, as the state has experienced a 47 percent decline in teen pregnancies between 1990 and 2002; the rate has fallen from the high of 14.6 births per 1,000 females age 10-17 in 1990 to 7.7 per 1,000 in 2002.
Additionally, Maine's child and teen suicide rate remains substantially higher than the national rate (Maine has a rate of 6.3 suicides per 1,000 children age 10-19; the national rate is 4.3 suicides per 1,000 children).
www.mainelykids.com /index.php?name=issues/03_2005/alliance   (892 words)

 Maine Audubon: working to conserve Maine's wildlife and wildlife habitat by engaging people in education, conservation, ...
As we enter the third decade of the annual loon count, we are heartened by both the enthusiasm of our counters and the results of more than twenty years of effort.
Please note, Maine Audubon is no longer accepting volunteers for this year's count, but those who would like to participate in the 2007 loon count can contact Susan Gallo at (207) 781-2330, ext.
As in years past, your count area is either a whole lake, or a portion of a lake marked on the enclosed map.
www.maineaudubon.org /conserve/citsci/loon2.shtml   (543 words)

 Maine (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maine is one of the traditional provinces of France.
The Norman control of Maine secured the southern border of Normandy against Anjou and is one factor which enabled William to launch his successful invasion of England in 1066.
The kingdom of France annexed Maine in 1203.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maine_(province_of_France)   (447 words)

 Maine volunteers count loons, sea creatures
A loon count, now in its 22nd year, sponsored by Maine Audubon was designed to get a population number after loon chicks have hatched.
The divers were creating a database that scientists could use to gain insight into the range and populations of marine life in the gulf.
The effort in the Gulf of Maine is only four years old, so there is not enough data yet for significant scientific value, said Michelson, who trains New England divers to count fish as part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Sanctuary Program.
outdoors.mainetoday.com /naturewatching/050718wildlifecoun.shtml   (381 words)

 counts of Maine: French feudal coins
Maine was a Merovingian administrative district that emerged as a duchy during the Carolingian years.
The title of count was held in the first half of the IX century by one Rorgon.
The count of Maine (Herbert) fought with Foulques at the battle of Pontlevoy in 1016, against Eudes II of Blois.
home.eckerd.edu /~oberhot/feud-maine.htm   (1641 words)

 About Maine KIDS COUNT : Maine KIDS COUNT: Maine Children's Alliance : MeKids.org
Maine KIDS COUNT, a project of the Maine Children's Alliance, is part of the national KIDS COUNT network, a state-by-state effort funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation to track the status of children across the United States.
The major goal of the Maine KIDS COUNT project is to provide policymakers and citizens with meaningful, reliable, timely data regarding the well-being of children in Maine.
The Maine KIDS COUNT Data Book reports a wide variety of indicators of children’s health and well-being including physical and mental health, education and learning, and the social and economic contexts of children’s lives.
www.mainechildrensalliance.org /am/publish/article_10.shtml   (351 words)

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RAIMUND COUNT OF BURGUNDY & GALICIA was born in 1065 in Burgundy, France.
BERTHOLD Viceroy of Arles COUNT OF MAURIENNE died in 1027.
fp.enter.net /~mkuhn/b87.htm   (1039 words)

 Town of Dexter, Maine PRESS RELEASES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
As usual, the most frequently observed duck was the common eider; the count of 34,794 eiders was substantially greater than the 17,240 eiders counted last year, and is similar to the most recent 10-year average of 33,669.
Within northern states such as Maine, inland waterfowl move to the coast or migrate south when their inland freshwater habitats freeze up, which typically occurs by early January (when the survey is conducted).
Due to the imprecision of the survey, annual fluctuations among counts within a state may not equate to real changes in abundance; trends are best assessed with a longer (5- to 10-year count average) view, and in the larger context of the entire Atlantic Flyway.
www.dextermaine.org /news/021705_2.html   (457 words)

 Maine Right To Life :: Facts and Statistics
In 2002, there were 1,372 preterm births in Maine, representing 10.1% of live births.
Between 1992 and 2002, the rate of infants born preterm in Maine increased nearly 35%.
In 2002, 1 in 10 babies (10.1% of live births) was born preterm in Maine.
www.mainerighttolife.com /stats/bar.php   (98 words)

 Portsmouth Herald Maine News: Kids Count Data Book can effect change
Maine Children’s Alliance released the report at the Statehouse in Augusta.
Maine also has a lower-than-average number of children uninsured, the majority of which are now eligible for MaineCare.
KEYS Counts contains a wide range of statistics, such as that teen marijuana use and binge drinking happen more frequently in York than in other area towns, and Kittery eighth-graders are falling behind other school districts in reading.
www.seacoastonline.com /2005news/02202005/maine/65592.htm   (721 words)

 Maine Marks
The Maine Development Foundation first administered the annual citizen and business surveys in 1995 to gather data for the Maine Economic Growth Council’s annual indicators report, Measures of Growth.
The Youth Surveys are for youth grades 9-12; a total of 403 telephone interviews with Maine youth were done in November 2000, 402 in November 2001, 400 in November 2002, and 400 in December 2004.
This year Critical Insights conducted the parent survey under contract for the Maine Marks project and during the months of December 2004 and January 2005, 400 Maine adults responded to the survey.
www.mainemarks.org /biblio/biblio.htm   (508 words)

 University of Maine at Fort Kent - Grant Writers Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Maine Philanthropy Center is a nonprofit organization established in 1995 by a group of local grantmakers to promote effective philanthropy in Maine.
Maine Technology Institute is a non-profit organization created to encourage, promote, stimulate and support research and development activity leading to commercialization of new products and services in the State's technology intensive sectors.
The principal activity of KIDS COUNT is the publication of the Data Book, which provides the most up-to-date data on the social, economic, physical and educational wellbeing of children in Maine.
www.umfk.maine.edu /gwg/grant.cfm?recordID=General   (1273 words)

 Lincoln County News
In May, Maine Audubon presented 49 Maine residents and visitors a 2003 Maine Audubon Citizen Scientist Recognition certificate in appreciation of their 20 consecutive years of participation in the statewide loon count.
A keystone of Maine Audubon’s Maine Loon Project, the annual count was launched in 1983 as part of a joint effort by Maine Audubon and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to assess Maine’s common loon population.
Each volunteer is assigned a lake or a portion of a lake, rain or shine, to count the large water birds and their chicks from shore or from boats and canoes.
www.mainelincolncountynews.com /index.cfm?ID=4087   (470 words)

 Mainebirding News Story :: 2005 Maine Christmas Bird Count Summaries
Maine annual Christmas Bird Counts (CBC) for 2005 began on Friday, December 16, with the Unity CBC and will finish on Sunday, January 1, 2006, with the Schoodic CBC.
Birding Groups and Maine Audubon Chapters have organized the various CBC's and volunteer counters tally the numbers of each species of bird found in their area.
The *Northern Hawk Owl made the count* and was seen at its preferred perch near the railroad trestle over the Aroostook River.
www.mainebirding.net /news/stories/22.htm   (1065 words)

 Maine KIDS COUNT Announces Twelfth Annual Photo Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
AUGUSTA -- The Maine Children’s Alliance is seeking photographs of Maine children of all ages and backgrounds for the 2006 Maine KIDS COUNT Data Book.
The annual Maine KIDS COUNT Data Book offers a statistical picture of how children and families are faring in Maine.
Founded in 1994, the Maine Children's Alliance is a nonpartisan advocate for improvements in public policy affecting all children in the state.
magic-city-news.com /printer_4683.shtml   (289 words)

 Maine Marks
Homelessness among youth in the United States is disturbingly common, with an estimated annual prevalence of at least 5% for those age 12 to 17.
Maine communities need to find ways to prevent homelessness and be able to provide shelter for all those who seek it.
According to the Maine State Housing Authority, in July of 2000, 2001 and 2002 over 400 of Maine’s young people aged birth through 17 stayed in a homeless or emergency shelter either with or without other family members, and the number of such young people has been rising.
www.mainemarks.org /indicators/ind63.htm   (223 words)

 Maine Water Conference 2004 Concurrent Sessions
He is currently involved in the coordination of a pilot calcium enhancement project on one of Maine’s downeast salmon rivers to assess how water chemistry enhancement may serve as a tool for Atlantic salmon recovery.
Her research includes the study of ecosystem nutrient cycling, the movement of nutrients and contaminants from surface to groundwater, the impact of land use change on soil resources, and quantification of C stored in a range of soil ecosystems.
In this session, speakers will describe some of the ways the amendments are applied in Maine, give examples of tools and techniques used to monitor the movement of the leachates in soils, and discuss their potential impacts on Maine's groundwater quality.
www.umaine.edu /waterresearch/mwc/sessions_04.htm   (1194 words)

 Welcome to Coordinated School health programs
Maine Marks is a set of social indicators that reflect the well-being of Maine children, families and communities.
It is an initiative of the Governors Children's Cabinet in partnership with the Maine's Kids Count, the Maine Development Foundation, the University of Southern Maine and other organizations.
Kids Count, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the U.S. By providing policymakers and citizens with benchmarks of child well-being, Kids Count seeks to enrich local, state, and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children.
www.mainecshp.com /data.html   (1458 words)

 Maine Audubon: working to conserve Maine's wildlife and wildlife habitat by engaging people in education, conservation, ...
The annual loon count has been taking place for more than 20 years from 7-7:30 a.m.
The loon count gives researchers a reliable way to compare the approximate number of loons in Maine to populations in past years.
The results from across the state are collected by Maine Audubon.
www.maineaudubon.org /explore/event/looncount.shtml   (213 words)

 Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Geoffrey V (August 24, 1113 – September 7, 1151), Count of Anjou and Maine, and later Duke of Normandy, called Le Bel ("The Fair") or "Geoffrey Plantagenet", was the father of King Henry II of England, and thus the forefather of the Plantagenet dynasty of English kings.
Geoffrey was the eldest son of Fulk, Count of Anjou and King-Consort of Jerusalem.
John of Marmoutier describes Geoffrey as handsome, red-headed, jovial, and a great warrior; however, Ralph of Diceto alleges that his charm concealed his cold and selfish character.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Geoffrey_V,_Count_of_Anjou   (862 words)

 de Beaugency Family Genealogy
was born about 1060 in Maine, France and died in 1110.
Count Geoffrey V "le Bon" - "The Handsome" Plantagenet
- also known as: Count of Anjou - was born on 24 Aug 1113 in Anjou, France and died on 7 Sep 1151 in Chateau, France and was buried in Mans, St. Julian's Church.
www.aritek.com /hartgen/htm/de-beaugency.htm   (1209 words)

 Ma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Child: Herbert I Count of Maine m Bertha of Chartres
Parents: Herbert I Count of Maine and Bertha of Chartres
Parents: Herman I Count of Kastl and Haziga of Diessen
www.packrat-pro.com /ma.htm   (1196 words)

 Mitchell Center Data Access
At the time, information on Maine's 5,700 lakes resided in PC and paper files in several state agencies, in unconnected PC files of a dozen researchers around the state, and in hard copy reports and publications.
In response to this concept, Governor King wrote a letter of endorsement, several proposals were funded to the Mitchell Center and Department of Spatial Engineering, and by 1997 the dream had become PEARL, a reality that continues to evolve today.
The ultimate goal is for PEARL to become the source for environmental information in Maine, complementing other functions of the Mitchell Center such as the annual Maine Water Conference in Augusta that is already the environmental conference in Maine.
www.umaine.edu /WaterResearch/data_access   (606 words)

 Maine Congress of Lake Associations - Maine Lakes Awareness Month
Maine COLA applauds Governor Baldacci’s effort to draw the attention of Maine citizens to the importance, value and fragility of Maine’s more than 6,000 lakes.
Maine lakes benefit the public as drinking water supplies, resources for industry and agriculture, as a magnet for the tourism industry and the source of boating, fishing, swimming, and aesthetic pleasure.
E-mail them to Maine COLA at and we’ll share them for others to use.
www.mainecola.org /lakes_awareness_month.htm   (339 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
A membership form and fee mailed directly to ATV Maine's address shall be retained therein unless the membership card is stamped with the Club name.
E. The Board of Directors shall hire, fix the compensation of, and define the duties of any and all employees which they may determine to be necessary for the conduct of business of the association.
Section 2: ATV MAINE shall not be conducted for gain or profit and no part of earnings shall incur to the benefit of any member.
www.atvmaine.org /ATVBYLAW.doc   (1003 words)

 (Roger, Count of MAINE - Guillaume* MALBANK )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Anna Marie MAINS (19 Jul 1860 - ____)
Laura Emelia MAINS (7 Oct 1872 - ____)
William Stephen MAINS (16 Mar 1821 - ____)
www.afn.org /~lawson/index/ind0481.html   (139 words)

 of Maine Family Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Ancestry.com users - See of Maine Family Tree for individual charts.
was born about 0794, lived in Maine, Normandy, France.
Count Humbert II "Marquis of Turin" of Maurienne & Savoy
www.aritek.com /hartgen/htm/of-maine.htm   (1530 words)

 About Vacationing in Maine ME, Maine Vacations ME
August 3rd to the 7th is Rockland’s 58th annual Maine Lobster Festival.
Count on plenty of steamed lobsters, waterfront activities, and maritime displays.
And, if you are seriously considering buying real estate in Maine, our neighbor Bob is one of the most intelligent and innovative Realtors we have met.
www.mainepropertyowners.com /about-maine-vacations.asp   (974 words)

 Portsmouth Herald Local News: Maine’s moose count goes high-tech this year
GREENVILLE, Maine - A company that does work for NASA and the Air Force is also helping Maine biologists to count moose.
AirScan Inc., the company hired by the state to conduct the survey, has been flying a grid pattern east of Moosehead Lake.
A survey in 2001 estimated Maine’s moose population at around 30,000.
www.seacoastonline.com /2003news/01202003/maine/8620.htm   (320 words)

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