Outdoors

 

Sing Out the Summer Campfire Sing-a-Long

By Cheri Domina on Aug. 21, 2017, at 11:32 a.m.

Matthew Chatfield—Amphibians and Reptiles of Maine

By Kate Clark on Aug. 21, 2017, at 10:07 a.m.
Katahdin is seen from a scenic overlook in the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

Trump’s national monument review to test key land protection law

By Valerie Volcovici, Reuters on Aug. 21, 2017, at 9:21 a.m.
Environmental groups are prepared to challenge any changes in court — something that has not happened before.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

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

on Aug. 21, 2017, at 8 a.m.
ACADIA ON MY MIND

Climate change consequences hot topic in Acadia, global news

on Aug. 21, 2017, at 5:55 a.m.

K of C gun show in Lincoln

on Aug. 18, 2017, at 2:59 p.m.

Climate Change and Downeast Maine: What will be the impact and how are land trusts preparing?

By Holly Byers on Aug. 18, 2017, at 1:37 p.m.

Group Hike at Reversing Falls Preserve

By Holly Byers on Aug. 18, 2017, at 1:20 p.m.
SUMMER IN MAINE: KIDS, CAMPS, COMMUNITY

Summer’s End: Bittersweet Camp Closing Rituals

on Aug. 18, 2017, at 1:17 p.m.
A Golden Campine rooster in Montville

During the solar eclipse, animals will be confused

By Brandon Gee, The Washington Post on Aug. 18, 2017, at 1 p.m.
“I’m interested to see whether they go to roost. It will get very noisy if they do.”
OUT THERE

First 1-minute hike an eye-opening affair

on Aug. 18, 2017, at 10:04 a.m.
Dwayne Shaw, executive director of the Downeast Salmon Federation, talks about a steady increase in Atlantic salmon smolt migration on the East Machias River before a fund-raising event at the Peter Gray Hatchery in East Machias on Aug. 3, 2017.

Hatchery working to heal the river, heal the fish

By John Holyoke on Aug. 17, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.
“We call it, ‘Broken rivers, broken fish.'”
GOOD BIRDING
A common tern chick (left) lets its parent hear about its displeasure.

Bird migration is more complicated than you think

By Bob Duchesne on Aug. 17, 2017, at 2:30 p.m.
Birds fly south for the winter. Oh…if only it were that simple.
Jackson, New Hampshire, Police Chief Chris Perley guides Noir the llama down Carter Notch Road at the Eagle Mountain House on Monday, August 14.

Llama jumps fence to chase bear away from farm ducks, then goes to local golf course

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 17, 2017, at 2:18 p.m.
Police in New Hampshire this week were able to corral a llama who had escaped his farm in pursuit of a bear, then wandered onto a nearby golf course.

MOFGA Low Impact Forestry Workshop Coming to Piscataquis County

By Joanna Tarrazi on Aug. 17, 2017, at 11:03 a.m.

MOFGA Low Impact Forestry Workshop Coming to Piscataquis County

By Joanna Tarrazi on Aug. 17, 2017, at 10:59 a.m.

Tai Chi on the Beach

By Ashley Megquier on Aug. 17, 2017, at 10:20 a.m.

Miners Creek Blue Grass band returns to Rockport Masonic Center FREE Public Concert

By Jeff Sukeforth on Aug. 17, 2017, at 9:34 a.m.

BDN reporter spends a day as a kids camp counselor

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Aug. 17, 2017, at 6:41 a.m.
ODD JOBS OF SUMMER
BDN coastal reporter Alex Acquisto spends a day as a camp counselor at Tanglewood 4-H Camp in Lincolnville.

Snakes, ticks and kids: What it’s like to be a camp counselor in Maine

By Alex Acquisto on Aug. 17, 2017, at 6:41 a.m.
Summer camps are weird and joyful places.