In one of our area’s rites of (almost) spring, crowds of outdoor enthusiasts mingled with exhibitors over the weekend at the Cabin Fever Reliever, an outdoor show organized by the Penobscot Fly Fishers. Olivia Argleben, 6 1/2, of Eddington, ties a maple syrup fly at… Read More
    Because this is an opinion piece, and because I’m not even making an attempt to be nice, or politically correct, or unbiased, or even friendly, I’ll say this just once, in a way that might (finally) make a difference. The arrow shows where a snowmobile… Read More

Outdoors Blogs

Planning an Acadia camping trip and want to know what sites offer views, or a backcountry experience? Find out about how to avoid crowds if camping in Blackwoods in August, and where to get a lobster to have by the campfire. And learn the latest about online reservations for all park campgrounds, including Duck Harbor for the first time this year. Read More
    John Gould has always been one of my favorite authors. He wrote dozens of great books, along with a column that he wrote for 62 years in the Christian Science Monitor. Gould died in 2003. I am very grateful to Down East Books for republishing some… Read More
The Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) has opened registration for a youth program that truly offers something for everyone! The program we are referring to is our annual Teen Wilderness Expedition – a 3-day, 2-night adventure at the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC)’s impressive… Read More
    Announcing a 14- day exploration in seamanship, science and sailing in Penobscot Bay for 13- and 14-year-old midcoast ME youth After a successful pilot boys-only program in 2017, The Apprenticeshop, Hurricane Island Outward Bound School, and Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership are pleased to… Read More
Join the Bucksmill’s Rod & Gun Club for its 2018 Fun Field Day.  Includes kid friendly hands-on outdoor activities and demonstrations, door prizes raffles and more. Free admission. Check out Bucksmill’s Facebook page for more information. Read More
    Back In The Maine Stream (BITMS) is a non-profit organization of disabled veterans with a strong desire to help other disabled Maine veterans increase their quality-of- life and heal physical and emotional trauma through recreational fishing. We are looking for a few new members. Honorably discharged… Read More