Aislinn Sarnacki

Aislinn Sarnacki

Outdoors Reporter

 
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Where in the woods am I? Win an L.L.Bean gift card!

on July 24, 2017, at 12 p.m.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine -- 07/18/17 -- A kiosk including a donation box and container of brochures stands at the parking lot for the Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park on July 18 in Southwest Harbor. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

A tour of Southwest Harbor’s public butterfly garden

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 23, 2017, at 7:52 a.m.
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A monarch butterfly perches on a flower on July 18, at Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park in Southwest Harbor.

Monarch butterflies return to Southwest Harbor garden after years of absence

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 23, 2017, at 7:52 a.m.
The butterflies were roosting on a recent foggy morning in Charlotte Rhoades Park and Butterfly Garden. Wings shut, they clung to the undersides of leaves and colorful blossoms, waiting in shelter for the sun.

My next talk, book signing: July 23 at Orono Bog Boardwalk

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 20, 2017, at 2:08 p.m.
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My next talk, book signing: July 23 at Orono Bog Boardwalk

on July 20, 2017, at 2:08 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Wells Barrens Preserve in Wells

on July 18, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Wells Barrens Preserve in Wells

on July 18, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
WELLS, Maine -- 07/13/17 -- The bright blossoms of wood lilies stand out against the greenery of the sandplain grasslands in Wells Barrens Preserve on July 13, 2017, in Wells. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Wells Barrens Preserve in Wells

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 18, 2017, at 4:29 p.m.
Cover for "A Monarch Butterfly Story," published by Islandport Press in May 2017.

Endangered monarch butterfly highlight of final book in Maine series for kids

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 18, 2017, at 12:17 p.m.
“A Monarch Butterfly Story” is the fourth and final book in the Wildlife on the Move series.
Bog Bling is a line of jewelry made by Milford resident Jessica Wade out of wood and plant material she gathers from the discarded sections of the original Orono Bog Boardwalk.

Jeweler gives new life to beloved Orono boardwalk with ‘Bog Bling’

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 15, 2017, at 10:40 a.m.
Over the past three years, Jessica Wade has gathered bits of wood and plant material from the old decking to make jewelry. She calls it “Bog Bling.”
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1-minute hike: Devil’s Back in Harpswell

on July 11, 2017, at 1:10 p.m.
Named after the ridge that runs down the center of the island’s narrow northern tip, Devil’s Back Trail Area is comprised of two loop trails…
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1-minute hike: Devil’s Back in Harpswell

on July 11, 2017, at 1:10 p.m.
HARPSWELL, Maine -- 07/02/17 -- BDN Outdoor reporter Aislinn Sarnacki and her husband, Derek Runnells, stand at a viewpoint with their dog, Oreo, on July 2, while hiking in Devil's Back Trail Area in Harpswell. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Devil’s Back in Harpswell

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 11, 2017, at 12:58 p.m.
Jim Bird, director of the Orono Bog Boardwalk since 2008, stands near one of the interpretive displays and benches on the boardwalk on July 5, in the Rolland F. Perry City Forest in Bangor.

Orono Bog Boardwalk nears final steps of restoration

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 11, 2017, at 12:19 p.m.
The $1 million restoration of the Orono Bog Boardwalk is nearly complete, and volunteers are working hard to amp up public events and programming in support of the campaign.
ORONO, Maine -- 07/05/17 -- Flowers are in bloom in the Orono Bog on July 5, along the Orono Bog Boardwalk, accessed through the Rolland F. Perry City Forest in Bangor. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

A walk on the Orono Bog Boardwalk

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 11, 2017, at 12:06 p.m.
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Where in the woods am I? Win an L.L.Bean gift card!

on July 10, 2017, at 11:09 a.m.
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Where in the woods am I? Devil’s Back Trail Area

on July 10, 2017, at 11:09 a.m.
Work crews were putting the finishing touches on the landscaping around the Appalachian Mountain Club's newly constructed Medawisla Wilderness Lodge and Cabins on June 27, before the facility's opening on July 1. The off-the-grid lodge and cabins are located near the shore of Second Roach Pond and are a part of a system of trails and similar wilderness lodges just east of Moosehead Lake in the AMC Recreation and Conservation Area.

Appalachian Mountain Club opens largest Maine wilderness lodge to date

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 06, 2017, at 1:46 p.m.
“It’s a very comfortable way of getting out and experiencing the woods without having to worry about sleeping in your tent, setting up and worrying about the weather, and all that sort of stuff.”
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1-minute hike: Hinkley Cove Trail near Kokadjo

on July 04, 2017, at 12:15 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Hinkley Cove Trail near Kokadjo

on July 04, 2017, at 12:15 p.m.