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1-minute hike: River Pond Nature Trail near Millinocket

Lilly Kuhn of Yarmouth harvests potatoes during Wolfe's Neck Farm's summer Teen Agriculture program in Freeport.
Outdoors

Maine is a ‘hotbed’ of summer camps, and kids love it

“There’s a reason why Maine is such a hotbed for summer camps, and it’s because of the woods and mountains and lakes and coast.”
OUT THERE

Photo from the past: Salmon sunrise

Dale Cross (right) and Aaron Cross go for a test run on the St. George River on Tuesday in Searsmont. Cold temperatures have iced over the river, forcing postponement of Saturday's scheduled St. George River Race. The race is now scheduled for Sunday, April 2.

Saturday’s St. George River Race postponed because of ice

The St. George River Race was off, then on, and is now postponed again — all in the span of a week.
Andre Landry begins to apply cedar strips on what will be a 22-foot old style, square-sterned canoe taking shape in his garage.
Outdoors

Old style freight canoe taking shape in Fort Kent garage

Married 36 years, the couple say there are few places they would rather be than on a river or lake together.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

Great hikes for kids: Blagden Preserve

In this latest installment of Great Hikes for Kids, we visit the Blagden Preserve on Mount Desert Island for woods and shore in one two-mile walk.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

Where in the woods am I? River Pond Nature Trail

OUT THERE

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

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.
GOOD BIRDING

It’s time for the sky dancing rituals of woodcock

The American woodcock is a game bird in autumn, but it is an entertainment spectacle in spring, renowned for its sky dance.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

1-minute hike: Simon Trail in Lamoine