GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
on July 28, 2016, at 7 a.m.
Bob Mallard recently had a letter published in my local newspaper that challenged the process of killing fish just to prove they are there. Over the years I challenged the use of gill nets by fisheries biologists, because all the fish that are caught in the nets are killed. I …
on July 27, 2016, at 10:08 p.m.
BDN Visuals journalist Micky Bedell was at the top of Cadillac Mountain today, and Facebook Live’d the whole thing. If you missed it, check it out here: https://www.facebook.com/bangordailynews/videos/10153679159925796/ Also, follow The Bangor Daily News on Facebook.
By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 27, 2016, at 4:40 p.m.
Maine Winter Sports Center announced this month that it’s changing its name to Outdoor Sport Institute.
By Laura Ruffner on July 27, 2016, at 3:48 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Harbor Park, 1 Harbor Park, Rockland, ME For more information: 2075948622; maineboats.com/boatshow ROCKLAND, ME — Are you boat-besotted? Then the Maine Boats, Homes & …
By Sarah Cottrell on July 27, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
In case you missed it, Facebook recently announced changes to their News Feed algorithm, making it much easier for you to see what your friends and family are posting, but less easy to see what the pages you’ve ‘liked’ are posting.
By John Holyoke on July 27, 2016, at 12:38 p.m.
If Pokemon Go can teach an old dog like me some new tricks, while also coercing the family into getting some exercise and spending time together — it’s OK in my book.
on July 27, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Hudson Road, Old Town, Maine For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org OLD TOWN, Maine — Summer family Day event “All About Fish!” will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Hudson Road. Participants …
By Sarah Cottrell on July 27, 2016, at 9:19 a.m.
One problem for many Mainers has been finding an affordable and reliable way to test an embedded tick to ease one’s mind of worry over dreaded Lyme.
GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
on July 27, 2016, at 7 a.m.
A subtitle on John Twomey’s interesting and informative book, Retiring To, Not From, reports that it includes, “Intimate details of life on a remote farm in Maine.” And that is certainly true. The level of detail about farming will be of interest to anyone who grows vegetables and fruit, but …
By Sharon Fiedler on July 27, 2016, at 6:59 a.m.
One of the two eaglets sits on a garage rooftop recently in Bangor. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
By john dillenbeck on July 27, 2016, at 12:05 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Belfast Boat House, 34 Commercial St., Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-338-1909; comeboating.org Come Boating!, Belfast’s community rowing program, will hold it’s 16th Annual Rowing Regatta August 20, as part of the Belfast Harbor Fest. All human powered rowed and …
WILD FOR ADVENTURE
on July 26, 2016, at 6:01 p.m.
Just as I pulled into the campground entrance it started to rain. And by rain I mean the sky opened up into a downpour. It had just been sunny a moment ago and I shook it off figuring it would pass quickly. Apparently, I was wrong. I chatted with one …
By Becky Steinnes on July 26, 2016, at 4:34 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Newport Cultural Center, 154 Main St. , Newport, Maine For more information: 207-368-5074; newportculturalcenter.org The Newport Cultural Center 5K race/walk and 1 mile Fun Run will follow a gentle, shaded course through the neighborhoods near Lake Sebasticook. The pre-registration fee …
on July 26, 2016, at 2:38 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — The National Park Service will close all of Lurvey Spring Road in Acadia National Park to public access from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Aug. 1-4, for roadside tree and limb removal. Lurvey Spring Road runs between Echo Lake Beach Road and Long Pond Road in Southwest Harbor. Lurvey Spring …
on July 26, 2016, at 2:27 p.m.
When I learned that this year marks the 100th anniversary of our beautiful Acadia National Park, and it seems important to spend a little time reflecting on its beauty.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
on July 26, 2016, at 12:40 p.m.
Difficulty: Moderate-strenuous. From the Gorge Path trailhead on Park Loop Road, the trail is 1.9 miles to the top of Cadillac Mountain, making for an out and back hike of about 3.8 miles. The trail starts out gradual but becomes very rocky and steep as it climbs the eastern slope …
By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 26, 2016, at 12:18 p.m.
BDN reporter Aislinn Sarnacki hikes the Gorge Path up the east side of Cadillac Mountain with co-worker Micky Bedell on July 14, 2016, in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. From trailhead to the summit of the mountain, the hike is 1.8 miles, steep and rocky in several areas.
on July 25, 2016, at 4:11 p.m.
HOULTON, Maine — The third annual Mickey Finn Children’s Day will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at Riverfront Park, rain or shine. Families and children will learn more about conservation, outdoor skills and join in the fun during the events sponsored by The Woodie Wheaton Land Trust with …
By Holly Twining on July 25, 2016, at 3:43 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: The Lookout Inn, 455 Flye Point Road, Brooklin, Maine For more information: 207-299-0082; maineyogaadventures.com/workshops-om/lookout Join Maine Yoga Adventures on a very special overnight getaway to a stunning location! The Lookout Inn is …
By Aislinn Sarnacki on July 25, 2016, at 12:41 p.m.
The popular Dudley Trail up Katahdin, Maine’s tallest mountain, was closed recently because of unstable conditions resulting from a rock and debris slide.