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Dale Cross (left) and Aaron Cross go for a test run on the St. George River Tuesday in Searsmont. Saturday will be the 38th Annual St. George River Race.
Outdoors

For true Mainers, canoe racing season starts even if there’s still snow

“If you are really good at navigating the river, reading water, you’re going to be way ahead of the game this year.”
OUT THERE

From alligators to hares, it’s been an eventful week in the outdoors

Woodcocks are so cryptically colored that they are virtually invisible on the ground. You might not even know they are around. But if your neighborhood has fields with wooded edges, you might be surprised to hear them at dusk in late March through April.
GOOD BIRDING

It’s time for the sky dancing rituals of woodcock

The American woodcock is a game bird in autumn, but it is an entertainment spectacle in spring, renowned for its sky dance.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

1-minute hike: Simon Trail in Lamoine

OUT THERE

It’s not too early to start planning for the Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta

ACADIA ON MY MIND

Hope springs eternal for springtime in Acadia

GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS

Amish hunters may get to wear red instead of orange

Charlie Winegardner watches his shot during the final round of the Greater Bangor Open Saturday at Bangor Municipal Golf Course.

Bangor Municipal Golf Course re-certified as ‘Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary’

Bangor Muni is one of three courses in Maine and 892 courses in the world to be so recognized.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

Where in the woods am I? Win an L.L.Bean gift card!


Maine's 2016 endangered and threatened species poster, painted by Mark McCollough.
Outdoors

Could this piece of art save Maine’s endangered wildlife?

“We want people to know what’s at risk, the critters that are in jeopardy here in Maine.”