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Winter Ecology Walk on Sears Island

By Ashley Megquier on Feb. 27, 2017, at 4:57 p.m.
LIFE ON THE RIDGE

Homestead chickens: Lessons learned (Part 1)

on Feb. 27, 2017, at 3:22 p.m.
ACADIA ON MY MIND

Revealing the hidden figures of black history in Acadia National Park

on Feb. 27, 2017, at 10:20 a.m.
Outdoors

Penquis Beekeepers’ March Meeting

By lynnlubas on Feb. 26, 2017, at 5:06 p.m.
Outdoors

Bean/Hot Dog Dinner Fundraiser at the Pleasant Ridge Riders Snowmobile Clubhouse

By Frank LaFave on Feb. 26, 2017, at 10:45 a.m.
Outdoors
San Rafael Canyon

Utah, A Magical Landscape

By Nancy Jacobson on Feb. 26, 2017, at 9:32 a.m.
WILD FOR ADVENTURE

Experience the great Maine outdoors: February photos

on Feb. 26, 2017, at 7 a.m.
Outdoors

Snowshoe the Ridge-to-River Trail

By Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition on Feb. 24, 2017, at 1:39 p.m.
SUMMER IN MAINE: KIDS, CAMPS, COMMUNITY

Pine Tree Camp: A Camp Experience for Adults and Children Facing Intellectual and Physical Challenges

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 11:44 a.m.
EYE ON MAINE SKIES!

A Hare in the sky, chance to see Ceres, and morning satellite views!

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.
VIDEO
Henry Owen bikejors along the Sunrise Trail in Ellsworth with his dogs Muddy and Mia on Monday morning. Owen and his fiancee Renee McManus of Surry are proponents of bikejoring, or riding your bike while being pulled by one or two dogs attached by harness, and their goal is to share this sport with others in Maine.

Dogs pulling bikes: Bikejoring becomes passion of Surry kennel

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Feb. 24, 2017, at 1:15 a.m.
Biking while being pulled by dogs, or bikejoring, can be a serious racing sport, or it can just be fun way for dogs — and people — to “get their wiggles out.”
Outdoors

Open House and Tours of Juniper Hill School

By Anne Stires on Feb. 23, 2017, at 6:17 p.m.
Outdoors
The Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument offers a spectacular view of Mount Katahdin and other natural beauties in this November picture.

Collins, King, Pingree urge LePage to drop fight against North Woods monument

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 23, 2017, at 2:32 p.m.
U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King say northern Maine accepts the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and so should Gov. Paul LePage.
GOOD BIRDING
Barred owls are famous for the phrase: “Who cooks for you? Who cooks for you all?”

Lucky Mainers may find 11 owl species in our state

By Bob Duchesne, Special to the BDN on Feb. 23, 2017, at 1:29 p.m.
Nature is clever and sometimes sinister.
OUT THERE

The weather’s warm, so shake off your cabin fever at Brewer outdoor show

on Feb. 23, 2017, at 1 p.m.
Outdoors
Benjamin Smith, 3, hauls a small brook trout out of a hole at Levasseur Pond in Brewer on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

Want a kid to love ice fishing? Here are a couple of tips

By John Holyoke on Feb. 23, 2017, at 8:56 a.m.
Longtime Maine Game Warden Jim Fahey shared a couple of tips.
Outdoors
Tyler Knowles, 9, of Brewer tries to get a better look at his bait while ice fishing at Levasseur Pond in Brewer on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Knowles was participating in the Penobscot County Conservation Association's family ice fishing day.

Families flock to Brewer for youth ice fishing event

By John Holyoke on Feb. 23, 2017, at 8:55 a.m.
“The outdoor community steps up pretty good when things like this happen.”
EYE ON MAINE SKIES!

Seven Planets around a Dwarf Star – Earth sized worlds with water

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 1:06 p.m.
Outdoors
The Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument offers a spectacular view of Katahdin and other natural beauties in this November picture.

LePage to Trump: Ax North Woods national monument

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 22, 2017, at 12:58 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage has asked President Donald Trump to reverse an executive order and return the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument to private ownership.
CONTRIBUTORS
Hikers make their way down the Saddle Trail after reaching the summit of Mount Katahdin.

Things to consider before navigating steep terrain on a hike

By Bryan Courtois on Feb. 22, 2017, at 11:40 a.m.
Here are some things to consider when hiking difficult terrain.