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ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

1-minute hike: Simon Trail in Lamoine

OUT THERE

It’s not too early to start planning for the Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta

ACADIA ON MY MIND

Hope springs eternal for springtime in Acadia

GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS

Amish hunters may get to wear red instead of orange

Charlie Winegardner watches his shot during the final round of the Greater Bangor Open Saturday at Bangor Municipal Golf Course.

Bangor Municipal Golf Course re-certified as ‘Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary’

Bangor Muni is one of three courses in Maine and 892 courses in the world to be so recognized.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

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Maine's 2016 endangered and threatened species poster, painted by Mark McCollough.
Outdoors

Could this piece of art save Maine’s endangered wildlife?

“We want people to know what’s at risk, the critters that are in jeopardy here in Maine.”
An aerial view of Portage Lake, one of the gateways to the North Maine Woods and the home of a waterbody some feel could be threatened by open pit mining at Bald Mountain.

Maine may finally be updating its mining laws

As lawmakers again consider whether to approve regulations allowing open pit metal mining under a controversial 2012 law, the Natural Resources Council of Maine is supporting a new bill that the group says would offer better environmental protections.
The New England cottontail rabbit is one of many shrubland dependent species that influenced the creation of the new Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge, approved in October. Plans for the refuge include conserving land in six northeast states, including Maine, where the New England cottontail rabbit is listed as an endangered species.
Outdoors

These five animals are disappearing from Maine

Biologists believe these five species are in danger of disappearing largely due to stressors caused by people.
&quotNew England Grouse Hunting," by William Harnden Foster. Courtesy of Wild River Press
Outdoors

Classic hunting book’s prose still ‘lyrical’ 75 years after its initial release

“I just think it’s a near-perfect book for its genre.”