Nothing soothes an aching heart like the sight of a herd of puppies doing things that puppies like to do. Read More
    As many Mainers struggle to figure out how to work from home and adhere to social distancing guidelines while still getting their jobs done, the state's wildlife biologists have largely been able to complete field research projects with only slight adjustments, according to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife's wildlife division director. Read More
Troubling changes in the northern forest This is a terrific and important column by my friend Sandra Neily who lives in Greenville. Sandy has been an environmental advocate for decades. The photo with  this column, which she gave me permission to use, is Sandy fishing with… Read More
    Within the first 12 days of 2020, five bald eagles in five different towns tested positive for high levels of lead, and all five had to be euthanized. Avian Haven in Freedom has found 57 such eagles in the last five years. In response, the state is working… Read More

Outdoors Blogs

Big Fight in the North Woods: CMP’s Proposed Powerline by Jeff Reardon googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i < slot_sizes.length; i++) { if (isMobileDevice()) { if (slot_sizes[i][0] googletag.cmd.push(function… Read More
    I’ve enjoyed all of Paul Doiron’s novels, and I found his new novel, One Last Lie, to be particularly engaging. I was especially pleased to obtain the book while we were stuck at home due to the corona virus. Paul’s novel provided great entertainment for several days. Read More
    BREWER — The Brewer Public Library has received a $748.83 grant from the Rose and Samuel Rudman Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to purchase 40 new adult Maine non-fiction titles in celebration of the state’s bicentennial.   googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes… Read More
ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a series of free one-hour online home gardening discussions starting at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 30. Additional sessions are scheduled each Monday at 9 a.m., Wednesday at noon and Thursday at 6 p.m. through April 23. Read More
    BELFAST — Gather with the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition to hike the Belfast Rail Trail on Saturday, April 11. Meet at the Belfast Footbridge at 10 a.m. to explore the local bird scene, then enjoy a walk to the train station and back along the Passagassawakeag (4.5 miles… Read More