Aislinn Sarnacki

Aislinn Sarnacki

Outdoors Reporter

 
Township 1, Range 12, MAINE -- 06/27/17 -- Waves lap the shore of Second Roach Pond at the end of Hinkley Cove Trail on June 27, near the Appalachian Mountain Club's Medawisla Lodge and Cabins on Second Roach Pond, in a township just east of Kokadjo.
(Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Hinkley Cove Trail near Kokadjo

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 04, 2017, at 12 p.m.

My next presentation, book signing: June 29 in Blue Hill

By Aislinn Sarnacki on June 28, 2017, at 10:58 a.m.
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1-minute hike: Kittredge Brook Forest in Bar Harbor

on June 27, 2017, at 11:59 a.m.
Eric Martin, 25, of Orono, and Morgan Cushing, 23, of Glenburn, fish from canoe on June 21, on Branch Lake in Ellsworth. Much of the lake's shore is undeveloped and open to the public thanks to conservation efforts by local organizations, the town of Ellsworth and funding from Land for Maine's Future. The 239-acre Branch Lake Public Forest is part of a 1,164-acre conservation area and public forest that includes a 3.1-mile network of hiking trails and a hand carry boat launch site.

Land for Maine’s Future turns 30, issues a public challenge with prizes

By Aislinn Sarnacki on June 27, 2017, at 10:29 a.m.
“Since LMF’s work has been funded by Maine people for the past 30 years, these properties belong to all of us forever.”
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1-minute hike: Kittredge Brook Forest in Bar Harbor

on June 27, 2017, at 8:51 a.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine -- 06/24/17 -- trail in Kittredge Brook Forest in Bar Harbor. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Kittredge Brook Forest in Bar Harbor

By Aislinn Sarnacki on June 27, 2017, at 8:50 a.m.
OLD TOWN -- Part of the old Great Works Dam site on the Penobscot River seen from an airplane on June 14, 2017, in Old Town. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

A look at Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals course by airplane

By Aislinn Sarnacki on June 21, 2017, at 4:16 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Swan Island in the Kennebec River

on June 20, 2017, at 2:46 p.m.
SWAN ISLAND, Maine -- 06/10/17 -- on June 10, on the Swan Island, a state-owned island known as The Steve Powell Wildlife Management Area. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Swan Island in the Kennebec River

By Aislinn Sarnacki on June 20, 2017, at 2:45 p.m.
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My next presentation, book signing: June 20 at Belfast Free Library

on June 19, 2017, at 2:52 p.m.
Katie Owen, 14, negotiates one of the rapids during a practice run Wednesday on the Penobscot river from Binette Park in Old Town to the Orono boat landing in preparation for the Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta.

Penobscot readies to host national whitewater races for third and final year

By Aislinn Sarnacki on June 19, 2017, at 9:35 a.m.
Next year, the national championships will move elsewhere in the country, giving racers an opportunity to learn a new waterway.
Creating a base with live evergreen boughs, then building up the campfire with dry wood of different types, including plenty of hardwood, helps create a good bed of coals for cooking. If you have trouble getting the fire to catch, try using dry birch bark gathered from fallen trees.

How to build foolproof campfire for cooking

By Aislinn Sarnacki on June 14, 2017, at 11:53 a.m.
There are many methods for building a fire, some admittedly better than others.

My next presentation, book signing: June 15 at Ellsworth Public Library

By Aislinn Sarnacki on June 13, 2017, at 2:37 p.m.
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My next presentation, book signing: June 15 at Ellsworth Public Library

on June 13, 2017, at 2:37 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Dodge Point Public Reserved Land in Newcastle

on June 13, 2017, at 1:32 p.m.
NEWCASTLE, MAINE -- 06/04/17 -- on June 4, at Dodge Point Public Reserved Land in Newcastle. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Dodge Point Public Reserved Land in Newcastle

By Aislinn Sarnacki on June 13, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.
If you have skewers or “marshmallow sticks,” wrap some pretzel dough around them and slowly roast the pretzel over the coals until it’s golden brown.

Get creative with campfire meals this summer

By Aislinn Sarnacki on June 13, 2017, at 12:46 p.m.
Tips on getting more creative this summer for campfire eats.
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My next presentation, book signing: June 8 at Bangor Public Library

on June 06, 2017, at 4:03 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Niagara Falls in Baxter State Park

on June 06, 2017, at 12:48 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Niagara Falls in Baxter State Park

on June 06, 2017, at 12:48 p.m.