They’re pretty darn cute and they’re only found in one state in the United States: Maine. Read More
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

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
    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
HOLDEN — Fields Pond Audubon Center is offering summer camps this season at 216 Fields Pond Road. 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… 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