Aislinn Sarnacki

Aislinn Sarnacki

Outdoors Reporter

 
Teens To Trails founder Carol Leone

Teens To Trails celebrates 10th year with new outdoor-themed festival

By Aislinn Sarnacki on April 20, 2017, at 12:59 p.m.
T3 has provided high school outing clubs throughout the state with more than $60,000 in grants for outdoor equipment and transportation funds. The nonprofit also provides these outing clubs with free online resources, outdoor skills trainings and trip lotteries.
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1-minute hike: Till’s Point Preserve in Penobscot

on April 18, 2017, at 12:37 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Till’s Point Preserve in Penobscot

on April 18, 2017, at 12:37 p.m.
PENOBSCOT, Maine -- (04/15/17) -- on April 15, at Till's Point Preserve in the town of Penobscot. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Till’s Point Preserve in Penobscot

By Aislinn Sarnacki on April 18, 2017, at 12:31 p.m.
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Where in the woods am I? Win and L.L.Bean gift card!

on April 17, 2017, at 8 a.m.
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Where in the woods am I? Till’s Point Preserve

on April 17, 2017, at 8 a.m.
Tourists explore the Southwest side of Cadillac Mountain on a sunny summer day in July.

Six insider tips for visiting Acadia National Park during busy season

By Aislinn Sarnacki on April 16, 2017, at 6:45 a.m.
A few tips for visiting Acadia during the summer and fall, when traffic is wild but the weather can’t be beat.
The 2016 "Warden of the Year" Kris MacCabe (center) accepts the coveted award on April 14, at the Maine Warden Service Annual Awards Banquet in Winslow.

‘North Woods Law’ star Kris MacCabe named Warden of the Year

By Aislinn Sarnacki on April 14, 2017, at 2:42 p.m.
In addition to his exceptional work as a Maine Game Warden, MacCabe was recognized for his role representing the warden service in the Animal Planet show “North Woods Law.”
Visitors to Acadia National Park in Maine gather along the shore next to Thunder Hole on Sept. 6, 2016.

Acadia has a congestion problem, and the park’s trying to fix it

By Aislinn Sarnacki on April 13, 2017, at 2:13 p.m.
Last year Acadia National Park celebrated 100 years of operation and saw its busiest season yet, with an all-time high of 3.3 million visits.
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What birds are serenading you this spring? The red-winged blackbird, for one.

on April 13, 2017, at 12:46 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Dorr Mountain in Acadia National Park

on April 11, 2017, at 1:18 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Dorr Mountain in Acadia National Park

on April 11, 2017, at 1:18 p.m.
ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine -- 04/09/17 -- on April 9, on Dorr Mountain in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Dorr Mountain in Acadia National Park

By Aislinn Sarnacki on April 11, 2017, at 1:16 p.m.
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Where in the woods am I? Dorr Mountain!

on April 10, 2017, at 11:03 a.m.
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New Penobscot Shore Preserve formed thanks to two land trusts, willed gift

on April 07, 2017, at 1:01 p.m.
An adult mosquito harvesting a blood meal. Improper application of insect repellent could increase your chances for bites.

You’re putting your insect repellent on wrong

By Aislinn Sarnacki on April 07, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“There’s actually a right and a wrong way to put on insect repellent,” said Michael Bentley, staff entomologist for the National Pest Management Association.
An adult female deer tick. The National Pest Management Association predicts 2017 will be a bad season for mosquitoes and ticks.

Pest experts predict bad tick, mosquito season for Northeast

By Aislinn Sarnacki on April 06, 2017, at 2:02 p.m.
For the Northeast, the bi-annual Bug Barometer states that “higher tick populations may result from the unseasonably warm winter.
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1-minute hike: Long Cove Headwaters Preserve in Searsport

on April 04, 2017, at 12:46 p.m.
SEARSPORT, Maine -- 03/30/17 -- on March 30, at Long Cove Headwaters Preserve in Searsport. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Long Cove Headwaters Preserve in Searsport

By Aislinn Sarnacki on April 04, 2017, at 12:43 p.m.
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Where in the woods am I? Long Cove Headwaters Preserve

on April 03, 2017, at 11:47 a.m.