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The old, abandoned locomotives on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway is the destination of a driving convoy this summer. So far, more than 50 people are planning to take part in the 90-mile drive into the Maine woods in August.
Outdoors

How to see ‘Ghost Trains’ deep in the Maine woods

The backroad trip into the North Maine Woods in the First Ghost Train Convoy will visit the abandoned steam engines and tramway between Eagle and Chamberlain lakes.
Teens To Trails founder Carol Leone
Outdoors

Teens To Trails celebrates 10th year with new outdoor-themed festival

T3 has provided high school outing clubs throughout the state with more than $60,000 in grants for outdoor equipment and transportation funds. The nonprofit also provides these outing clubs with free online resources, outdoor skills trainings and trip lotteries.
Two harlequin ducks float on the calm surface of the ocean.
GOOD BIRDING

Birders boat through a snowstorm to spot a ‘crazy’ duck

This was to be the last storm of the season. But I have an emergency supply of coffee brandy tucked away just in case.
Honeybees increase the yield of blueberries by 1,000 pounds of berries per hive per acre.
THE BEE WHISPERER

Keeping backyard hives benefits bees, humans

Most years, I send two to four hives to various small-scale, organic blueberry growers in the region to pollinate their fields. Generally, adding honey bees will increase the yield of blueberries by 1,000 pounds of berries per hive per acre.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

1-minute hike: Till’s Point Preserve in Penobscot

The bear was crossing Sanford Road near Highpine Loop Road when it was struck by a vehicle, according to police.

250-pound black bear killed crossing road

The bear was crossing Sanford Road near Highpine Loop Road when it was struck by a vehicle, according to police.
Outdoors

Hot Sunday shattered Portland’s record high set 41 years ago

A delayed sea breeze and westerly winds created a warm pocket in the city on Sunday that allowed temperatures to rise to record levels — a whopping 86 degrees.
GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS

DIFW Rejects More Money for Moose Research and Management

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It was 10 years ago when the Patriots Day Storm devastated Maine

BANGOR, Maine -- 04/15/2017 -- A member of the minion canoe celebrates after successfully navigating Six Miles Falls during the 51st annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race Saturday. The 16-mile race starts in Kenduskeag and ends in downtown Bangor.  Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Paddlers take on the 51st Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race

Kayakers make their way toward Bangor during the 51st annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on Saturday. The 16-mile race starts in Kenduskeag and ends in downtown Bangor.
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Nova Scotian breaks record with 13th Kenduskeag Stream race victory

Trevor MacLean paddled to his 13th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race victory, the most wins in the 51-history of the paddle from Kenduskeag Village to downtown Bangor, on a perfect sun-splashed day that featured challenging but fast water conditions.
Peter Lataille surfs a wave on the Kenduskeag Stream in Bangor Tuesday morning. Lataille and his friend Adam Swett were taking advantage of the unusually high water level of the stream that was boosted by the sudden snow melt. The Kendskeag Stream canoe race will be held this weekend. If the water level remains high, it should provide a challenge for participants.
Outdoors

High water may greet paddlers at 51st Kenduskeag race

“It’s probably going to go down a little bit [before Saturday], which is OK. We don’t want it to go down too much.”
Tourists explore the Southwest side of Cadillac Mountain on a sunny summer day in July.
Outdoors

Six insider tips for visiting Acadia National Park during busy season

A few tips for visiting Acadia during the summer and fall, when traffic is wild but the weather can’t be beat.
The 2016 &quotWarden of the Year" Kris MacCabe (center) accepts the coveted award on April 14, at the Maine Warden Service Annual Awards Banquet in Winslow.
Outdoors

‘North Woods Law’ star Kris MacCabe named Warden of the Year

In addition to his exceptional work as a Maine Game Warden, MacCabe was recognized for his role representing the warden service in the Animal Planet show “North Woods Law.”
Outdoors

The Maine Island Trail: A Model for Citizen Stewardship

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Where in the woods am I? Win and L.L.Bean gift card!