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First 1-minute hike an eye-opening affair

Dwayne Shaw, executive director of the Downeast Salmon Federation, talks about a steady increase in Atlantic salmon smolt migration on the East Machias River before a fund-raising event at the Peter Gray Hatchery in East Machias on Aug. 3, 2017.
Outdoors

Hatchery working to heal the river, heal the fish

“We call it, ‘Broken rivers, broken fish.'”
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1-minute hike: Orin Falls in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

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Finding wildlife in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

Outdoors

A rare and elusive white moose has finally been captured on video

“It was an experience to meet such a stately animal up close.”
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Where in the woods am I? Orin Falls

GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS

Bait deer and you’ll never hunt again

A second deer baiting offense results in the loss of hunting privileges – for a lifetime!
People walk on the Orono Bog Boardwalk shortly after it opened for the season, May 2012.

Orono Bog walk vandalized for fourth time since May

“It’s sort of a sad situation that they keep on doing it.”
Forest City Stream at the outflow of the Forest City dam on East Grand Lake, May 18, 2017.
Outdoors

New state law aims to end controversy over Forest City dam

“There’s about 2,000 camps on the lake, including some traditional sporting camps, and it would have had serious impacts,” Rep. Bob Duchesne, D-Hudson, said.
Danielle and Ray Ruby of Portland play with their 8-month-old daughter, Eloise, at the beach of Lake St. George State Park on July 22, 2017, in Liberty.
Outdoors

For this Maine family, having a baby means tackling more outdoor adventures

The young Portland family was on a mission, and relaxing in a hammock on a sunny Saturday was a part of it. The mission also included sleeping in a tent, cooking over a campfire and swimming in the nearby lake.
BDN PORTLAND

Warm water and warm memories at this easy paddling spot close to Portland

We watched double-flippers come off a long rope swing as they plunged into the water over and over.
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1-minute hike: Jordan Cliffs Trail in Acadia National Park

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Acadia National Park to create road checkpoints to reduce impaired driving

OUT THERE

New map shows off features of Katahdin Woods and Waters’ loop road

A biologist with the Maine Natural Areas Program surveys plants along a designated plot next to Interstate 95 as part of the Maine Department of Transportation's roadside invasive plants and pollinator study.
Homestead

Study shows Maine’s roadside habitats an important area for pollinators

When it comes to Maine’s interstate and other roadways, what’s growing alongside them is as important to pollinators and plants as the paved portions are to drivers.
OUT THERE

Public invited to national monument management workshop in Shin Pond Aug. 8