GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Captain Hank Bracker’s book, Suppressed I Rise, puts you right there in Nazi Germany, experiencing horrible and very scary situations. And these are true stories! The stories come from the manuscripts of Adeline Perry, a South African who married a German who insisted they move to… Read More
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    Governor Paul LePage has vetoed a moose bill. The bill won the support of the legislature’s Fish and Wildlife Committee and was enacted by the House and Senate. The bill requires the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to take some moose hunting permits from… Read More
    During a three-day raised presence on the state’s lakes, rivers and ponds, Maine game wardens charged eight boaters with operating under the influence, and issued 100 summonses and 328 warnings for various boating violations, according to the Maine Warden Service. Read More
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    As Maine’s Attorney General, Janet Mills has been a member of the Baxter State Park Authority , along with Doug Denico, State Forest Service Director, and Chandler Woodcock, Fish and Wildlife Department Commissioner. In 2016 Janet Mills wrote a very thoughtful piece about Baxter Park, capturing the park… Read More
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    Captain Hank Bracker’s book, Salty and Saucy Maine, should have been titled Salty and Saucy Hank Bracker. Yup, Hank’s stories are definitely saucy and salty. The book is full of stories about Hank’s time at Maine Maritime Academy. There are plenty of tales that will make… Read More
    BECOMING...
    It’s little things that make all the difference in the quality of life. Long before my knee operation family members were nagging me about how little sleep I get. I agreed with both their analysis and the importance of changing that aspect of my behavior. With… Read More
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    Liza Gardner Walsh’s new children’s book, How Do Fairies Have Fun In The Sun, will make you wish you were a fairy. Published by Down East Books, Liza’s wonderful book questions what fairies would want to do in the sun. Each option – from sailing to setting… Read More
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    Marge Standish was an amazing and very popular cook, and her recipes have been the favorites of many of us over the years. My wife Linda has copies of Marge’s original books, handed down from Linda’s Mom who purchased them in 1976. Down East Books has… Read More
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    A new and impressive conservation group has been organized “to shape the next generation of Maine land conservation.” The group is cochaired by David Trahan of the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine and Tim Glidden of Maine Coast Heritage Trust. “Despite the many conservation successes realized… Read More
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    In his very interesting book, Down East, Lincoln Paine takes us back two centuries when that term described the entire coast of Maine. Paine’s book was originally published in 2000, but he recently revised and updated it. The new book was published by Tilbury House Pulishers in… Read More
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    It’s great to see that Maine novelist Paul Doiron has become nationally popular. Paul’s novels feature Maine game warden Mike Bowditch and his new novel, Stay Hidden, published by Minotaur books, is set on an isolated Maine island. Having spent time on a few remote Maine… Read More
    ACADIA ON MY MIND
    Planning on hitting Acadia's hiking trails this summer? Then you'll want to find out which trails are being affected by the park's more than $9 million in deferred trail maintenance. One trail has been closed for two years, and others are in line for gravel resurfacing or log bridge replacements.The needed work is part of Acadia's nearly $60 million in overall deferred maintenance, and the national park system's nearly $12 billion backlog, affecting everything from facilities to infrastructure. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Liza Gardner Walsh’s new children’s book, How Do Fairies Have Fun In The Sun, will make you wish you were a fairy. Published by Down East Books, Liza’s wonderful book questions what fairies would want to do in the sun. Each option – from sailing to… Read More