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A vacuum truck from Clean Harbors scoured the Brunswick shoreline Thursday and Friday in an effort to dispose of rotting menhaden, or pogies, that washed up last week after a fisherman dumped his excess catch into the Atlantic.

Fishermen, regulators disagree over cause of Brunswick fish kill

By Beth Brogan on June 24, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Local fishermen are battling what they say was a raft of misinformation put forth by the state about how and why those pogies were dumped from a local fishing vessel on June 6.
SUMMER IN MAINE: KIDS, CAMPS, COMMUNITY

How you and your kids can get the most out of summer camp in Maine

on June 23, 2017, at 6:29 p.m.
EYE ON MAINE SKIES!

Wandering Planets, Exoplanets, and Ophiuchus?

on June 23, 2017, at 4:38 p.m.
BIRDING MAINE

A Winter Wren Atop Height of Land

on June 23, 2017, at 2:57 p.m.
ACADIA ON MY MIND

Acadia National Park committee suspension lifted by Interior Secretary

on June 23, 2017, at 12:13 p.m.
OUT THERE

Despite major life changes, anglers renew friendships at a familiar river

on June 23, 2017, at 7:46 a.m.
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A grizzly bear roams through the Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, U.S. on May 18, 2014.

Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose protections after 42 years on the Endangered Species list

By Karin Brulliard, The Washington Post on June 23, 2017, at 5:53 a.m.
About 700 grizzly bears that roam the Yellowstone National Park area will soon lose the protections they have had under the Endangered Species Act for more than 40 years, the Interior Department announced Thursday.
BECOMING...

Becoming a Flyfisherman. My catch of the day

on June 22, 2017, at 11:18 p.m.
GOOD BIRDING
The top and bottom birds in the photo are the two chimney swifts.

Look up, listen and enjoy the amazing chimney swift

By Bob Duchesne on June 22, 2017, at 3:57 p.m.
“Chimney swifts make me smile,” Bob Duchesne writes. “Even the chattering sound they make overhead gives me a grin. I always hear them before I see them, because they simply can’t help themselves. They must chatter.”
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Dan Legere of the Maine Guide Fly shop snaps a photo as Brandon Prescott poses with the brook trout he caught on the East Outlet of the Kennebec River on June 18, 2017.

Drifting down the river, fly fishing in style

By John Holyoke on June 22, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.
“Everybody wants to be on moving water. There’s not any call for [guiding] pond fishing.”
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Sea & Sky

By Evolution ArtsManagement on June 22, 2017, at 2:33 p.m.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

My next presentation, book signing: June 27 in Greenville

on June 22, 2017, at 11:30 a.m.
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Coast Guard: Kayaker found safe hours after search was called off

By Dawn Gagnon and Nick McCrea on June 22, 2017, at 10:28 a.m.
Cerezo was at Petit Manan when authorities called to confirm that he was the kayaker for whom crews had been searching.
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Injured giant squid knocks paddle boarder in water during dramatic encounter in South Africa

By Marissa Payne, The Washington Post on June 22, 2017, at 8:55 a.m.
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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke smiles during a tour of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

Interior Secretary Zinke wants to shed 4,000 staffers in budget cuts

By Lisa Rein, Washington Post on June 22, 2017, at 7:10 a.m.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told lawmakers Wednesday that he plans to shrink his department’s sprawling workforce by 4,000 employees – about 8 percent of the full-time staff – as part of budget cuts to downsize the government’s largest public lands agency.
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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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MOFF at Sugarloaf Homecoming

By nick callanan on June 21, 2017, at 2:41 p.m.
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MOFF at the Camden Snow Bowl

By nick callanan on June 21, 2017, at 2:36 p.m.
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The MOFF Awards Show

By nick callanan on June 21, 2017, at 2:30 p.m.
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Three Rivers Whitewater partners with Augusta Boys & Girls Club for Kennebec River Cleanup

By Broadreach Public Relations on June 21, 2017, at 2:29 p.m.