In late summer 2012, Carey Kish and Fran Leyman embarked on an 8-day, 70-mile trek on the International Appalachian Trail (IAT) through Gaspésie National Park. Gaspésie is a vast expanse of high summits, alpine tundra, dramatic escarpments, deep valleys, old growth forests and pristine waters located just inland… Read More
    For the first time in more than a decade, out-of-state mining companies are considering mining for copper, zinc, and other metals in Maine. This could have huge environmental consequences for some of Maine’s most pristine and treasured natural areas. Most of the discussion over the past year has… Read More
    Cloe Chunn, co-founder and instructor in the Maine Master Naturalist Program (MMNP), will speak at 7pm on Thursday, March 14th at Maine Audubon’s Fields Pond Center, 216 Fields Pond Rd, Holden, ME 04429. The MMNP trains individuals to actively care for Maine’s natural environment, to teach natural history,… Read More
    Have you ever thought about hiking in Europe, but didn’t know which country to focus on or how to organize a multi-day trek from a distance? We’ve got a short answer and a long answer for both questions. The short answer is in this article; to hear the… Read More
    BANGOR, Maine – New ways to enjoy the north Maine woods will be the feature of a program at 6:30  p.m.  Wednesday, June 6, in the Lecture Hall at the Bangor Public Library. Appalachian Mountain Club staff and members of the Maine Chapter Executive Committee are… Read More
    BANGOR , Maine – The  2012 Maine Mountain Guide published by the AMC is ready. Carey Kish, editor of the 2012 Maine Mountain Guide will introduce the long-awaited book at 6:30 p.m.  Wednesday, April 25, at the Bangor Public Library Story Room, 145 Harlow Street. This… Read More