The creation of Flagstaff Lake wrote a sad and final chapter in the history of the three villages of Bigelow, Dead River and Flagstaff. They were inundated and their residents were forced to relocate and scatter. Buildings, most of them purchased by CMP prior to the gates in… Read More
    Learn from local volunteers for the Committee for Ranked Choice Voting about issues with our current voting system, what RCV is, the People’s Veto effort, constitutionality, myths vs. facts and the latest in Augusta. Read More
    BANGOR — “Saving Snow,” a 53-minute documentary about the economic impact of our warming winters, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Gracie Theatre, Husson University. Appropriate for all age groups and admission is free. “With all of my films, the goal is… Read More
    Join the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) for a melange of the tales of adventure provided by explorers in our area. Everyone who stepped up to the plate has 10 minutes to tell of their memorable adventure and 5 minutes for Q&A while we sip hot cocoa with marshmallows. Read More
    Polly Mahoney of Mahoosuc Guide Service in Newry, Maine will share her dogsledding experiences from the Yukon Territory to Maine to Nunavut and northern Quebec. Polly has been mushing for 37 years and is co-owner of her business for the last 27 years offering trips in the northeast. Read More
    The Art of Canoe Poling, Wilderness Canoe Tripping & Safety, and the Maine Canoe Symposium: Maine Guide and Maine Canoe Symposium Pro Staff member Lisa DeHart has spent the last 25 years canoeing everywhere from the Rio Grande in Texas to the Gaspe Peninsula in Canada, along with… Read More
    Aislinn Sarnacki is an outdoor reporter for the Bangor Daily News and author of the new guidebook “Family Friendly Hikes in Maine,” just released by Down East Books. For the BDN, Aislinn writes a weekly column (and blog with videos) about Maine trails, as well as stories about… Read More
    Carbon Fee and Dividend has received accolades from both sides of the aisle in Congress, and from leading scientists and economists who tout it as the best method to combat climate change. Come learn about it from Peter Garrett, the Maine Chair of the Citizen’s Climate Lobby, Connie… Read More
    Tuvalu, a group of low-lying islands in the Pacific Ocean, is under extreme threat from rising sea levels. Frequent storm surges and increasing salinization are killing the coconut palms and making crops difficult to grow. Come for a first-hand report on the front lines of climate change. Read More
    Tuvalu, a group of low-lying islands in the Pacific Ocean, is under extreme threat from rising sea levels. Frequent storm surges and increasing salinization are killing the coconut palms and making crops difficult to grow. Come for a first-hand report on the front lines of climate change. Read More
    AMC members Michelle and Stan Moody spent 5 months traveling from Maine to the Rockies with many stops along the way. However, one of the highlights of their journey was spending over a month exploring Utah’s well and lesser known natural areas.. Come join them in a photo… Read More
    David & Suzanne Kelly will discuss the evolution of Bangor EcoHomes, a ‘greenpocket neighborhood’ of six nearly self sufficient single family homes (3 complete, with 3 left to build). From steam laundromat and brownfield site to permaculture gardens & super energy efficient houses, their site on Fern street… Read More