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Andre Landry begins to apply cedar strips on what will be a 22-foot old style, square-sterned canoe taking shape in his garage.

Old style freight canoe taking shape in Fort Kent garage

By Julia Bayly on March 24, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Married 36 years, the couple say there are few places they would rather be than on a river or lake together.
GOOD BIRDING
Woodcocks are so cryptically colored that they are virtually invisible on the ground. You might not even know they are around. But if your neighborhood has fields with wooded edges, you might be surprised to hear them at dusk in late March through April.

It’s time for the sky dancing rituals of woodcock

By Bob Duchesne, Special to the BDN on March 23, 2017, at 1:27 p.m.
The American woodcock is a game bird in autumn, but it is an entertainment spectacle in spring, renowned for its sky dance.
SUMMER IN MAINE: KIDS, CAMPS, COMMUNITY

Camp POSTCARD: Giving Kids a Camp Experience and a New Look at Law Enforcement

on March 23, 2017, at 12:57 p.m.
OUT THERE

From alligators to hares, it’s been an eventful week in the outdoors

on March 23, 2017, at 12:28 p.m.
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First Friday Art Walk

By Lisa Wark on March 23, 2017, at 10:33 a.m.
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East Grand Adventure Race

By Dave on March 22, 2017, at 1:46 p.m.
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Steve Tatko in the MWI

The Maine Woods Initiative The history, development and management objectives of 70,000 acres of AMC land in northern Maine

By Nancy Jacobson on March 22, 2017, at 1:43 p.m.
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Snow is predicted to fall in Bangor on Wednesday.

Cold front brings cooler air, up to 2 inches of snow

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 22, 2017, at 7:38 a.m.
Don’t forget your coat Wednesday. “[The air] will feel like mid-winter, not spring.”
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KELT’s Annual Meeting & Member Celebration on April 6

By Becky Kolak on March 21, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

1-minute hike: Simon Trail in Lamoine

on March 21, 2017, at 1:59 p.m.
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LAMOINE, Maine -- 03/16/17 -- Simon Trail travels through a forest of both young and mature trees, coated with fresh snow, on March 16, in Lamoine. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Simon Trail in Lamoine

By Aislinn Sarnacki on March 21, 2017, at 1:57 p.m.
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Husson University Donut Run 2017

By Kyle Lillie on March 21, 2017, at 11:41 a.m.
MAINE MATTERS

A New Season Drawing Nearer..It’s About Time

on March 21, 2017, at 11:19 a.m.
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Gov. Paul LePage advises Brooklyn Tarbox, 10, of Gorham how to hammer a tap into the maple tree on the Blaine House lawn in Augusta last week.

How LePage found a Land for Maine’s Future project he can support

By Michael Shepherd on March 21, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Bucking his pattern of opposing taxpayer-funded conservation projects, Gov. Paul LePage is backing a proposal that could clinch a $5.7 million easement on property that includes a major maple forest in Somerset County.
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Third Annual Youth Biathlon

By Brydie Armstrong on March 20, 2017, at 5:24 p.m.
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Bird Watching Tour onboard The River Tripper

By Olga Oros on March 20, 2017, at 3:15 p.m.
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Oyster, Wine & Sake Tasting Cruise on The River Tripper

By Olga Oros on March 20, 2017, at 3:01 p.m.
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Third Annual Youth Biathlon

By Brydie Armstrong on March 20, 2017, at 2:19 p.m.
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FREE Mother’s Day Tour on the River Tripper

By Olga Oros on March 20, 2017, at 1:11 p.m.
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Alewife Run Tours on The River Tripper to Benefit the Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder

By Olga Oros on March 20, 2017, at 1:08 p.m.