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Birding and Wildlife Viewing News ItemsLLBean and Maine Audubon to Host David Allen Sibley at Birding Festival - Benzinga5/21/2018 6:09:15 PM
LLBean and Maine Audubon to Host David Allen Sibley at Birding Festival Benzinga Festival participants of all ages can take part in birding activities on the L.L.Bean Freeport campus all weekend, as well as venture out to nearby woods and waters with experts from Maine Audubon and L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Programs. " Maine Audubon ...
Aroostook Outdoor News: 5.18.18 edition - Bangor Daily News5/18/2018 11:23:01 AM
Bangor Daily News Aroostook Outdoor News: 5.18.18 edition Bangor Daily News MADAWASKA: Northern Maine Medical Center Superhero 5k Fun Run/Walk. 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Four Seasons Trail Association, 425 ... Tuesdays; 3:30-5:30 p.m. from May 22-June 19 at Nordic Heritage Center, 450 Fort Rd. Students in Grades 3 and up will ...
Western Maine Audubon plans bird talks, bird walks - Daily Bulldog5/1/2018 8:49:13 AM
Daily Bulldog Western Maine Audubon plans bird talks, bird walks Daily Bulldog FARMINGTON - The Western Maine Audubon has scheduled a discussion with a retired wildlife biologist who now leads birding trips and its annual 'Warbler Walk' in West Farmington, both for later this month. The first talk of the organization's season ...
Birding: Volunteers are needed to work on new bird atlas - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel4/29/2018 4:10:06 PM
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel Birding : Volunteers are needed to work on new bird atlas Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel 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 ...
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 ItemsThe 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 Woods: How We Interact with Our Forests - Maine Public5/22/2018 7:53:15 AM
Maine Public Maine's Woods: How We Interact with Our Forests Maine Public Guests: William Livingston, University of Maine associate professor of forest resources. Sandra De Urioste-Stone, University of Maine assistant professor of nature-based tourism . Adam Daigneault, University of Maine assistant professor of forest ...
UMaine names 14-member athletic director search committee - Bangor Daily News5/18/2018 5:50:04 PM
Bangor Daily News UMaine names 14-member athletic director search committee Bangor Daily News Other members include Lynn Coutts, the senior associate director of athletics; Dr. Sandra Urioste-Stone, assistant professor of nature-based tourism ; Dr. Niclas Erhardt, the interim dean of the Maine Business School and NCAA faculty athletics ... and more »
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 »
Maine Compass: Central Maine Power project an essential step for clean energy - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel1/15/2018 4:09:13 AM
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel Maine Compass: Central Maine Power project an essential step for clean energy Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel ... the benefits specific to Maine from New England Clean Energy Connect will be substantial. As the result of careful negotiation with local industry leaders, the project will boost the economy of western Maine and help the state's nature-based ... 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 »
Big changes likely for national monument just outside Gulf of Maine - Bangor Daily News12/13/2017 1:05:21 AM
Bangor Daily News Big changes likely for national monument just outside Gulf of Maine Bangor Daily News Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke may have decided Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument in northern Maine should be left as it is, but he's proposing major changes to another monument established just last year in the Atlantic ocean, on the far side ... and more »
Interior secretary wants to keep Maine's Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument - Press Herald8/24/2017 11:07:53 PM
Press Herald Interior secretary wants to keep Maine's Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument Press Herald Supporters argued that a monument would draw visitors – and therefore jobs – back to the region at a time when Maine's nature-based tourism industry is thriving. And those predictions were true, to some extent. In the year since the monument ... and more »
Maine House approves strict mining rules - Press Herald5/18/2017 4:25:33 PM
Press Herald Maine House approves strict mining rules Press Herald AUGUSTA — A bill proposing some of the nation's strictest environmental regulations for mining operations passed the Maine House on Thursday after a lengthy debate about whether metallic mines are compatible with Maine's nature-based tourism ... and more »
Outdoor Recreation News Items'People's forest' marks 100 years - The Daily News of Newburyport5/25/2018 3:04:43 AM
The Daily News of Newburyport 'People's forest' marks 100 years The Daily News of Newburyport Now, the White Mountain National Forest stretches over 800,000 acres in the northern part of the state and part of Maine . The forest is home to several ski lodges and campgrounds and has over 1,200 miles of nonmotorized hiking trails. It attracts ...
United By Blue, local organizations partner for Tenants Harbor island cleanup - PenBayPilot.com5/24/2018 11:43:07 AM
PenBayPilot.com United By Blue, local organizations partner for Tenants Harbor island cleanup PenBayPilot.com TENANTS HARBOR — Georges River Land Trust will join United By Blue, an outdoor brand of responsible durable goods based in Philadelphia, and area partners Luke's Lobster, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Gulf of Maine Lobster Foundation, Maine Island Trail ...
Maine Voices: Company's mission is to dupe Mainers into feeling good about cruelty to animals - Press Herald5/23/2018 4:02:08 AM
Press Herald Maine Voices: Company's mission is to dupe Mainers into feeling good about cruelty to animals Press Herald ... internationally noted public-opinion-and-attitude survey research firm specializing in natural resources and outdoor recreation issues.” For the past three years, Responsive Management has been hired to work with the Maine Department of Inland ...
Accessible Hiking Trails To Check Out In Maine - Maine Public5/19/2018 11:02:25 AM
Maine Public Accessible Hiking Trails To Check Out In Maine Maine Public Although some of us are still recovering from the winter or dreading another nor'easter, spring has officially started in Maine . As temperatures rise, many have already begun looking for a way to get outside and celebrate the outdoors. Luckily, Maine ... and more »
'People's forest' in NH and western Maine marks 100 years - Bangor Daily News5/16/2018 7:41:55 PM
Bangor Daily News 'People's forest' in NH and western Maine marks 100 years Bangor Daily News It attracts millions of visitors each year and has become part of the state's economic engine, contributing to the nearly $9 billion outdoor recreation industry that supports almost 80,000 jobs. Beyond that, it is a source of pride among New Englanders ...
BUSHNELL ON BOOKS: 'The Devil's Waltz' and 'Family Friendly Hikes in Maine' - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel5/10/2018 4:04:29 AM
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel BUSHNELL ON BOOKS: 'The Devil's Waltz' and 'Family Friendly Hikes in Maine ' Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel Fortunately, Maine has Aislinn Sarnacki to help people get started with outdoor recreation as spring and summer arrive. Sarnacki is the award-winning outdoor reporter for the Bangor Daily News. She lives in Dedham and loves to hike. “Family Friendly ...
Summer Camps News ItemsMSG Gary Gordon Day - Bangor Daily News5/21/2018 12:25:19 PM
MSG Gary Gordon Day Bangor Daily News The Sgt. Joel A. House Summer Camp Fund will be holding their 10th Annual Beach n BBQ at Cole's Landing in Lee benefiting Maine kids attending summer camps of their choice. This takes place from 12-4 p.m.. The American Legion Color Guard will be ...
Maine college hosting 'Zombie Survival Camp' this summer - WGME5/21/2018 9:22:30 AM
WGME Maine college hosting 'Zombie Survival Camp' this summer WGME UNITY (WGME) -- Maine is known for its variety of summer camps , but there's one camp this summer that's getting kids ready for a zombie apocalypse. Surviving a zombie apocalypse is a serious matter and skills like outdoor cooking, foraging, first aid ...
New Maine summer camp teaches kids how to survive a zombie apocalypse - Bangor Daily News5/17/2018 1:55:05 PM
Bangor Daily News New Maine summer camp teaches kids how to survive a zombie apocalypse Bangor Daily News “We want to help campers enjoy the Maine outdoors and also learn some very practical skills, and what better way to do that than through the theme of zombies?” said Jennifer deHart, the organizer for Unity College summer camps for kids and teens.
Summer Camp Guide 2018 - Biddeford - Saco - OOB Courier5/17/2018 10:37:16 AM
Biddeford - Saco - OOB Courier Summer Camp Guide 2018 Biddeford - Saco - OOB Courier Come join our 2018 Summer program. Call Now! Space is limited 797-0900 or www.portlandsbestkarate.com on facebook at Fournier's Karate Summer Camps and After- School Programs. Mad Science in the Summer Time! Mad Science of Maine offers fun, ...
An Upscale Summer Camp for Grown-ups in Maine - Wall Street Journal5/16/2018 11:34:44 AM
Wall Street Journal An Upscale Summer Camp for Grown-ups in Maine Wall Street Journal The Goodrich family, who operated a ferry service from Portland, first built the lodge in 1916. Another family bought the property in 1924 and used it to accommodate families visiting children at nearby summer camps . In 1968, Gene and Grace Porta took ...
These 15 Adult Summer Camps Are Classy, Not Kitschy - TownandCountrymag.com5/15/2018 2:03:02 PM
TownandCountrymag.com These 15 Adult Summer Camps Are Classy, Not Kitschy TownandCountrymag.com And where better to try your hand at it than with a two-week course at the WoodenBoat School in the self-described "Boatbuilding Capital of the World" Brooklin, Maine . From design, to carpentry basics, to constructing a fully operational wooden boat ...
Summer Camps Take Action to Protect Children from Lyme disease - Patch.com5/3/2018 12:04:05 PM
Patch.com Summer Camps Take Action to Protect Children from Lyme disease Patch.com So far, camps recognized by GLA for implementing Ivy Oaks advanced tick population control and staff training program exist in Connecticut, Georgia, Maine , Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, ... and more »
Camps Rise to the Challenge of Addressing Food Allergies and Intolerances - Bangor Daily News4/30/2018 7:44:24 PM
Camps Rise to the Challenge of Addressing Food Allergies and Intolerances Bangor Daily News The panel discussion was organized by the Education Committee of Maine Summer Camps , a non-profit membership organization serving more than 120 Maine camps. Laura Jo Cunningham, assistant director of Kingsley Pines Camp in Raymond, ... and more »