Outdoors Blogs

Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife estimates that we now have 45,000 bears, and they’re trying to come up with a way to reduce the population. Several people in Mount Vernon and Vienna have told me that they’ve seen a bear in their yard. Read More
    Last Tuesday I was on Maine Public Radio’s Maine Calling show, focused on how things have changed for kids today compared to when I grew up in the 50s and 60s. A lot of the show was about hunting and fishing. You can listen to… Read More
HOLDEN — Fields Pond is looking for volunteers for its Fall Stewardship Day 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at 216 Fields Pond Road.  Join the Fields Pond Staff for a morning of stewardship activities focused on improving our trails and public spaces. Bring work gloves and sturdy… Read More
    BELFAST — Friends of Sears Island will host “Falling Leaf Fun,” a program for kids, 2:30-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Belfast City Park. The program will be led by Jenni Judkins, of the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition. Jenni will guide children on a walk to observe and… Read More