The following news articles are provided by the Google News service and do not reflect the views or imply an endorsement by the Maine Land Conservation Assistance Network and its affiliates. We cannot guarantee the relevance of the content of this page or any links that may be followed from the articles herein.
Birding and Wildlife Viewing News ItemsBirding: Nesting has many strategies - Press Herald6/24/2018 4:08:11 AM
Press Herald Birding : Nesting has many strategies Press Herald If you find evidence of nesting, report your valuable sighting to the Maine Breeding Bird Atlas (www. maine .gov/ifw/fish- wildlife / maine -bird-atlas/index.html). Herb Wilson teaches ornithology and other biology courses at Colby College. He welcomes ...
North Shore Community Calendar - The Salem News6/21/2018 4:18:55 PM
North Shore Community Calendar The Salem News Topsfield: Grassland Birds of Kennebunk Plains, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row. Birding expedition at southern Maine's grassland community. Meet at IRWS for van transportation. Bring bagged lunch, binoculars, and ...
Aroostook Outdoor News: 6.8.18 edition - Bangor Daily News6/13/2018 2:57:19 PM
Bangor Daily News Aroostook Outdoor News: 6.8.18 edition Bangor Daily News PRESQUE ISLE and LIMESTONE: Northern Maine Birding Festival. Organized by The Aroostook Birders, programs will take place at Aroostook State Park in Presque Isle and at Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge in Limestone. Please watch for updated ...
Great outdoor adventures at Claybrook Mountain Lodge - Bangor Daily News5/30/2018 5:07:00 AM
Bangor Daily News Great outdoor adventures at Claybrook Mountain Lodge Bangor Daily News Our friend Ron Joseph, a retired wildlife biologist, is our birding guide, and Ron's enthusiasm is infectious. This year we saw 98 ... From farms to bogs to forests and lakes and ponds, there's something for all Maine birds – and birders. Even though ...
Birding: Volunteers are needed to work on new bird atlas - Press Herald4/29/2018 4:32:24 AM
Press Herald Birding : Volunteers are needed to work on new bird atlas Press Herald The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife recently conducted atlas projects for dragonflies and damselflies, reptiles and amphibians, butterflies and currently bumblebees. IFW also spearheaded a breeding bird atlas for Maine based on field ...
Birding in Maine - Maine Public4/6/2018 12:05:13 AM
Maine Public Birding in Maine Maine Public Adrienne Leppold, Ph.D., project director of the Maine Bird Atlas 2018-2022, produced by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife . Seth Benz, bird ecology program director, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park. He is responsible for ... and more »
Hunting and Sport Fishing News ItemsSecretary Zinke proposes fishing access expansion at national wildlife refuges - Boating Industry5/22/2018 12:42:04 PM
Secretary Zinke proposes fishing access expansion at national wildlife refuges Boating Industry Indiana: Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge: Expand existing migratory game bird, upland game, big game hunting and sport fishing ; Maine : Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge: Expand existing migratory game bird, upland game and big game hunting; ... and more »
Nature-Based Tourism News ItemsMassachusetts utilities sign deal key to CMP power line project through Maine - Press Herald6/14/2018 5:23:39 PM
Press Herald Massachusetts utilities sign deal key to CMP power line project through Maine Press Herald Last week, the nonprofit Western Mountains and Rivers Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding on a mitigation plan that would result in CMP investing $22 million in conservation projects and nature-based tourism as compensation for the negative ...
Week in review: Turnpike widening plan unveiled; higher ACA rates requested - Press Herald6/10/2018 4:08:55 AM
Press Herald Week in review: Turnpike widening plan unveiled; higher ACA rates requested Press Herald Central Maine Power Co. and a Somerset County nonprofit have reached an agreement on a mitigation plan that would result in the company investing $22 million in conservation projects and nature-based tourism as compensation for the negative impacts of ...
Commissioners to Contact CMP as State Senator Expresses Concern with Transmission Line Project - Natural Resources Council of Maine (press release) (blog)6/9/2018 2:21:08 PM
Commissioners to Contact CMP as State Senator Expresses Concern with Transmission Line Project Natural Resources Council of Maine (press release) (blog) Wednesday, CMP did announce the creation of a Memorandum of Understanding for “investment in western Maine conservation and nature-based tourism infrastructure,” relating to CMP's plan to have a portion of the transmission line to cross the Kennebec ...
CMP offers $22 million for conservation to make up for power line impact - Press Herald6/7/2018 12:49:06 PM
Press Herald CMP offers $22 million for conservation to make up for power line impact Press Herald Central Maine Power Co. and a Somerset County nonprofit have reached an agreement on a mitigation plan that would result in the company investing $22 million in conservation projects and nature-based tourism as compensation for the negative impacts of ... and more »
CMP to invest $22M in western Maine conservation, tourism projects - Mainebiz6/7/2018 11:30:48 AM
CMP to invest $22M in western Maine conservation, tourism projects Mainebiz The Somerset County-based nonprofit Western Mountains and Rivers Corp. and Central Maine Power Co. announced Wednesday an agreement in which the utility company will invest in conservation and nature-based tourism projects in western Maine as ... and more »
The Changing North Woods - Maine Public5/22/2018 9:08:27 AM
Maine Public The Changing North Woods Maine Public University of Maine experts discuss the relationship between humans and forests, including environmental attitudes and behaviors. We will also discuss how the forests have changed in the past few decades.
Maine's economy and land conservation are deeply intertwined - Bangor Daily News2/12/2018 8:20:23 AM
Bangor Daily News Maine's economy and land conservation are deeply intertwined Bangor Daily News Take outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism , for example. The most recent analysis from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Census Bureau shows that in a single year, 1.1 million people participated in wildlife-related recreation in Maine , ...
Millionaire's nonprofit quietly buys 7 miles of Maine coast - Bangor Daily News2/2/2018 1:01:33 AM
Bangor Daily News Millionaire's nonprofit quietly buys 7 miles of Maine coast Bangor Daily News All of those groups are part of the Cobscook Trails Coalition, which advertises itself as a consortium of public and private landowners who support nature-based tourism in eastern Washington County. The trails, plus Cobscook Bay State Park, help brand ... and more »
Somerset County commissioners endorse CMP transmission line - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel1/4/2018 4:55:51 PM
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel Somerset County commissioners endorse CMP transmission line Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel SKOWHEGAN — Somerset County commissioners this week pledged their support for a 145-mile transmission line proposed by Central Maine Power Co. through rural communities and commercial forest land in the county. ... of Energy dated Wednesday, county ... and more »
Outdoor Recreation News ItemsAroostook Outdoor News: 6.22.18 edition - Bangor Daily News6/22/2018 11:36:33 AM
Bangor Daily News Aroostook Outdoor News: 6.22.18 edition Bangor Daily News Join us, and embark on an epic cycling adventure through the St. John River Valley: northern Maine's growing potato, buckwheat, and wheat fields with vistas into neighboring New Brunswick, Canada. Celebrate your finish with a BBQ .... Sport Club ...
Plan For New England Powerline From Canada Drawing Criticism - NPR6/18/2018 4:23:43 PM
Plan For New England Powerline From Canada Drawing Criticism NPR She reluctantly supports the project partly because developers Central Maine Power is offering locals a $22 million compensation package focused on outdoor recreation . THOMPSON: If some of the monies can come back to the community and help, I'd ...
Dark money becomes focal point of Maine House primary - Center for Responsive Politics6/11/2018 5:10:18 PM
Center for Responsive Politics Dark money becomes focal point of Maine House primary Center for Responsive Politics On its website, the nonprofit organization says it's “dedicated to ensuring a vibrant outdoor recreation economy and access to high-quality recreation opportunities in Maine .” The funding behind the group's political activities, though, remains a mystery. and more »
Development changes to Maine's Unorganized Territory deserve close scrutiny - Bangor Daily News6/11/2018 2:32:55 PM
Bangor Daily News Development changes to Maine's Unorganized Territory deserve close scrutiny Bangor Daily News Not only would these this proposals put at risk fisheries and outdoor recreation opportunities, but also could forever close opportunities for management of the forest resources in areas where new development is anticipated. These sweeping changes ...
Lucas St. Clair Turns Recreation into Political Capital - Outside Magazine6/8/2018 2:46:52 PM
Outside Magazine Lucas St. Clair Turns Recreation into Political Capital Outside Magazine St. Clair likes to say that the outdoor recreation economy isn't just “making burritos and renting bicycles; it's attracting high-end businesses whose employees want to live in Northern Maine for the outdoor recreation lifestyle. Design Lab moved to ...
Rally in the Valley continues to draw young bicyclists - fiddleheadfocus.com6/8/2018 12:38:22 PM
fiddleheadfocus.com Rally in the Valley continues to draw young bicyclists fiddleheadfocus.com “Also, northern Maine gets a bad rap for its geographical challenges, but in the end, it is all what you.make of it, and northern Maine has a great foundation of outdoor recreation and that needs to be passed along to the next generation.” This year's ...
Skowhegan aims for moose-calling Guinness world record - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel6/7/2018 3:24:52 PM
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel Skowhegan aims for moose-calling Guinness world record Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel The three-day Skowhegan Maine Moose Festival is the setting for the annual Maine Moose Permit Lottery conducted by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, which administers a drawing to select winners of Maine moose hunting permits ... and more »
CMP to invest $22M in western Maine conservation, tourism projects - Mainebiz6/7/2018 11:30:48 AM
CMP to invest $22M in western Maine conservation, tourism projects Mainebiz "CMP proactively sought mitigation ideas that would help western Maine achieve its potential as a hub for outdoor recreation ," said Larry Warren, one of WM&RC directors. "Early in the discussions, both WM&RC and CMP realized that an agreement would ... and more »
Summer Camps News ItemsThe Maine Millennial: Myth about women disproven in worst possible way - Press Herald6/24/2018 4:06:55 AM
Press Herald The Maine Millennial: Myth about women disproven in worst possible way Press Herald Laura Ingraham, the TV host, who has three children who I am sure she loves very much, called the detention centers “essentially summer camps .” Essentially summer camps . This pisses me off as a Mainer because our state has a long tradition of excellent ...
Summer Camp Season Nears - WABI6/19/2018 3:30:53 PM
WABI Summer Camp Season Nears WABI BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Summer officially arrives Thursday, which for many kids means switching from school mode, to summer camp mode. Those summer camps are filling up, as are the pools run by Bangor Parks and Rec. There are 10 to 15 camps ... and more »
Moose and dog find friendship in Wallagrass - WABI6/12/2018 4:53:59 PM
WGME Moose and dog find friendship in Wallagrass WABI Ludgon and her family promote outdoor adventures in northern Maine through summer camps and guided hunts at Lugdon Lodge on Eagle Lake, so she is familiar with wildlife. She says the 27 pound moose followed them around all day. Maggie the Moose ... Maine pooch befriends baby moose WGME Baby moose, dog become fast friends in Maine WMTW Portland Curious Dog Finds Abandoned Baby Moose, Immediately Decides It's His Best Friend PEOPLE.com all 54 news articles »
Central Maine business briefs - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel6/9/2018 3:17:00 PM
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel Central Maine business briefs Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel The grant money will support Kennebec Valley youth at summer camps and college immersion programs. Camp to Belong Maine is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reuniting brothers and sisters who have become separated by foster care or adoption ...
Y-Arts Summer Camps Fully Staffed with Alumni - The Lincoln County News6/4/2018 3:44:22 PM
The Lincoln County News Y-Arts Summer Camps Fully Staffed with Alumni The Lincoln County News The Boothbay Region and Central Lincoln County YMCA's Y-Arts summer camps are fully staffed this summer with Y-Arts alumni. Y-Arts Arts and Humanities ... The “I Love Maine Movie” will premiere at the theater in late August. Go to clcymca.org to check ...
Junior Maine Guide Program - Bangor Daily News6/4/2018 9:52:43 AM
Bangor Daily News Junior Maine Guide Program Bangor Daily News BROOKS– Camp Forest in Brooks, Maine offers the State of Maine Junior Maine Guide program. The Junior Maine Guide program is a long-established, uniquely Maine wilderness camping skills program sponsored by Maine Summer Camps and the Maine ...