ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
Difficulty: Moderate. The loop hike to the summit is 2.8 miles long and includes a few steep, rock areas but no hand-over-foot climbing, ladders or rungs. There are also long stretches of constant, gradual climbing. How to get there: From Route 1 in Sullivan, turn onto… Read More
    ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
    The more I’ve gotten to know spring in Maine, the more interesting it becomes. Aside from the mud and freak snow storms, it’s a time of truly strange occurrences, and most of those odd happenings have to do with the state’s diverse family of wildlife. Read More

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GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
Here’s one of the most significant statements in the new Turkey management plan: “Population management should include steps to substantially increase turkey harvest in WMDs that are experiencing significant public complaints, with the goal of reducing population size to socially acceptable levels.” Yup, we need to… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Imagine a Chicago-born 10-year-old kid, Corey, spending two adventure filled weeks with his grandparents in Cundy’s Harbor, Maine. Fun! Deborah Meroff came up with a great idea, and her book Maine Has Moxie, published by North Country Press, really captures our state, from a kid’s point… Read More
BRUNSWICK — George Wuerthner, a noted ecologist author, and activist who has visited more than 400 designated Wilderness Areas in the United States, will talk on  “Wilderness under Siege” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St. His presentation will cover the early… Read More
    PENOBSCOT — Come to the town landing 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Pierce’s Pond in Penobscot and join the town of Penobscot Alewife Committee, Maine Coast Heritage Trust and Blue Hill Heritage Trust for a celebration of two key first steps in the fish passage restoration… Read More
FREEPORT — Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean is partnering with Maine Audubon this weekend to host their fourth annual Birding Festival, May 25-27. The event will feature educational presentations on birds and bats, as well as guided birding walks in diverse ecosystems from Freeport to Mohegan Island. Read More
    BAR HARBOR — Looking to enhance your gardens this year? Come to the Wild Gardens of Acadia Plant Sale 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 9, at St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church, 41 Mount Desert St. The sale features annuals, perennials, vegetable seedlings, native plants, and shrubs donated by individual gardeners,… Read More