Aislinn Sarnacki

Aislinn Sarnacki

Outdoors Reporter

 
Township 4, Range 8, Maine -- 08/10/17 -- BDN reporter Aislinn Sarnacki walks among large granite boulders scattered throughout the Wassataquoik Stream at Orin Falls on Aug. 10, 2017, in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. To capture the photograph, she set up her camera on a boulder and programmed it to take multiple photos on a timer. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Orin Falls in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Aug. 15, 2017, at 1:35 p.m.
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Where in the woods am I? Orin Falls

on Aug. 14, 2017, at 10:11 a.m.
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Acadia National Park to create road checkpoints to reduce impaired driving

on Aug. 08, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Jordan Cliffs Trail in Acadia National Park

on Aug. 08, 2017, at 1:06 p.m.
ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine -- 08/06/17 -- Jordan Cliffs Trail in Acadia National Park. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Jordan Cliffs Trail in Acadia National Park

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Aug. 08, 2017, at 1:05 p.m.
Danielle and Ray Ruby of Portland play with their 8-month-old daughter, Eloise, at the beach of Lake St. George State Park on July 22, 2017, in Liberty.

For this Maine family, having a baby means tackling more outdoor adventures

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Aug. 08, 2017, at 12:01 p.m.
The young Portland family was on a mission, and relaxing in a hammock on a sunny Saturday was a part of it. The mission also included sleeping in a tent, cooking over a campfire and swimming in the nearby lake.
A dump site of about 30 barrels of paint, flooring adhesive and other construction materials were found on private property just outside the boundary of Ellsworth's Branch Lake Public City Forest on the morning of Aug. 2, and the litter has sparked talk on social media about littering and respecting public and private spaces. The site is being cleaned up, and police are investigating who may be responsible for the pile of litter.

Police search for person who dumped 30 barrels of paint, debris near Ellsworth woods

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Aug. 04, 2017, at 9 a.m.
Trash not only ruins a natural setting aesthetically, it also can seriously affect the environment, including resident wildlife, soil and water quality and vegetation.
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Moosehead adventures, lesson 1: Rain doesn’t need to ruin things

on Aug. 02, 2017, at 11:15 a.m.
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Popular trails to reopen in Acadia National Park

on Aug. 01, 2017, at 3:22 p.m.
GRAND LAKE STREAM, Maine -- 07/28/17 -- Little Mayberry Cove Trail on July 28, in the town of Grand Lake Stream. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Little Mayberry Cove Trail in Grand Lake Stream

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Aug. 01, 2017, at 1:10 p.m.
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11 easy mountain hikes in Maine to try this summer

on July 26, 2017, at 4:34 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Lobster Mountain in Lobster Township

on July 25, 2017, at 1:15 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Lobster Mountain in Lobster Township

on July 25, 2017, at 1:15 p.m.
Lobster Township, Maine -- 07/15/17 - Lobster Mountain is seen from Lobster Lake on July 15, east of the north end of Moosehead Lake. Campsites are located along the shore of the lake, and a 2-mile hiking trail leads to the top of the mountain.  (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Lobster Mountain in Lobster Township

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 25, 2017, at 1:13 p.m.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine -- 07/18/17 -- A kiosk including a donation box and container of brochures stands at the parking lot for the Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park on July 18 in Southwest Harbor. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

A tour of Southwest Harbor’s public butterfly garden

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 23, 2017, at 7:52 a.m.
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A monarch butterfly perches on a flower on July 18, at Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park in Southwest Harbor.

Monarch butterflies return to Southwest Harbor garden after years of absence

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 23, 2017, at 7:52 a.m.
The butterflies were roosting on a recent foggy morning in Charlotte Rhoades Park and Butterfly Garden. Wings shut, they clung to the undersides of leaves and colorful blossoms, waiting in shelter for the sun.

My next talk, book signing: July 23 at Orono Bog Boardwalk

By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 20, 2017, at 2:08 p.m.
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My next talk, book signing: July 23 at Orono Bog Boardwalk

on July 20, 2017, at 2:08 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Wells Barrens Preserve in Wells

on July 18, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
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1-minute hike: Wells Barrens Preserve in Wells

on July 18, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.