Though our natural tendency was to skate out, away from the shore, the further we skated, the rougher the ice seemed to get. And while neither of us know much about how ice forms, we surmised that the bumpy pattern may have formed due to the wind. Read More

Outdoors Blogs

The Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine has proposed seven legislative bills governing turkeys, bears, shooting ranges, hunting near hiking trails, the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund, and sales taxes. I read about these bills in the January/February SAM News. Here is a… Read More
    Want to hunt with a handgun?  Improve landowner relations? Here are a few more legislative bills of interest. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i =… Read More
OLD TOWN – As part of the Varney Agency Winter Fun Day at Hirundo,  we are pleased to announce that Bonnie Newsom, assistant professor of Anthropology & Indigenous archaeologist, will lead a Native American History guided hike at noon, Saturday, Feb. 2 at 1107 W Old Town Rd. Read More
    Trekkers, a local outdoor-based youth mentoring organization, has announced that Hannah Walsh has been promoted to the Trekkers program director. Walsh has been serving as a program manager since September 2014, but her ongoing commitment to the community goes back even further. Walsh spent 2012-2014 as… Read More
    CAMDEN — The 29th annual U.S. National Toboggan Championships will be held Feb. 8-10 at the Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Rd. Each year, up to 425 teams of racers gather to ride traditional wood toboggans down the country’s only remaining gravity-powered 440-foot-long wooden toboggan chute, originally built… Read More