GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    There are two vernal pools in the woodlot I recently donated to the Kennebec Land Trust. I always enjoyed checking out those pools and seeing what was using them. It turns out that vernal pools are very important to a… Read More
    ACADIA ON MY MIND
    Benefits for Acadia National Park visitors this summer season: Hulls Cove Visitor Center reopens after $1.2M remodel; new colorful carriage road map names carriage road bridges and loop options; Island Explorer kicks off its 21st year of service today with 21 new propane-powered buses; and Route 3 one-way detour in Bar Harbor ends. A round-up of news you can use as you make plans for your next visit. Read More
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
Biting insects can be extremely bothersome, and in some cases, dangerous. Mosquitoes, black flies, no-see-ums and deer flies — they all exist in Maine, and they can really make a mark on your skin and your sanity. Unfortunately, the same goes… Read More

Outdoors Blogs

SUMMER IN MAINE: KIDS, CAMPS, COMMUNITY
Across the state, young adults and their mentors are gathering at scores of youth camps for annual staff training. As they anticipate the arrival of campers in the coming days, these staff members are building community and learning skills for engaging with, supporting, and teaching the campers who… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Here’s the latest legislative report from Maine Conservation Voters. What an incredible legislative session we’ve had so far this year! And it’s been such a great success because of dedicated conservation voters like you who have… Read More
HOLDEN — Fields Pond Audubon Center is offering summer camps this season. Fields Pond Audubon Center’s Day Camp provides a unique hands-on, nature-based experience for campers. Sessions are led by experienced leaders with both educational and environmental backgrounds. Each day highlights a different theme that campers will explore… Read More
    This summer marks the 36th year for the annual Maine Audubon Loon Count.  Each year more than a thousand volunteer counters fan out across Maine’s lakes to help track the status of the state’s loon population. The count will take place 7-7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 20. Volunteer counters are needed on a number of Hancock County lakes… Read More