RSU 40, browntail moth to be discussed at Waldoboro Business meeting

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WALDOBORO — The First, of Waldoboro, on Route One. will host May’s monthly meeting, Wednesday, May 29, at 6 p.m. Come to learn from Danny Jackson, long-time School Board Chair for RSU 40, and from Debra Tillou, who will provide information about the Browntail moth.

Regional area school system 40 has seen changes in enrollment and is working to improve its state ratings by planning and cooperating with other regional school systems. Become better informed about the school district and the recent school budget vote, and ask questions of the School Board Chair.

Tillou will share her practical experience and knowledge of the Browntail moth infestation in Midcoast Maine. The moth is a health issue and an economic and property liability problem for Maine residents and vacationers, alike.

Tillou will provide hand-outs to help identify winter nests, recommend ways to remove the nests, treatments for the “poison ivy like” Browntail rash, and options for infestation management.

The Browntail moth is as dangerous as ticks, and it poses potential danger to Maine’s natural resources and economy and the general health of its citizens, according to Waldoboro Business Association, in a news release.

The First - Waldoboro is one of many local businesses that have been hosting WBA member meetings in recent years. WBA meetings are open to the public and afford an opportunity for networking and for renewing old, and making new, acquaintances.

For more information, contact the WBA at

The Waldoboro Business Association was created to develop a working network of local area businesses to promote and encourage business growth and to foster a sense of community among its members.

Event Date: 

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 6:00pm


The First
Waldoboro  Maine
United States