Upstream looks ahead to Earth Day, World Fish Migration Day

GARDINER — Upstream — an organization dedicated to restoring sea-run fish passage and ecological health to Cobbossee Stream, is encouraging people to clean up the…

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How to safely spend time outside during coronavirus crisis

AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and the Department and Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry know that during these challenging times, many…

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MOFGA says: There’s no better time to think about gardening

UNITY — Ask a few Maine Organic Farmers & Gardners Assn. staff members about their favorite plant variety to grow from seed, and enthusiasm sprouts….

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Maine fishing rules ease to allow more outdoor activity

AUGUSTA — To encourage Mainers to enjoy their outdoor resources and to support a happy, healthy Maine, there have been some temporary changes to the…

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Get outside, but do it safely

As everyone adjusts to social distancing related to the COVID-19 outbreak, getting outside and getting some exercise as still important to physical and mental health….

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Migration walks on Cobbossee Stream begin May 9

GARDINER — An astounding 56 species of birds (19 different warblers!) and thousands of alewives were seen last year on Harrison Avenue Nature Trail. As…

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People and the Land: Brad Barker, Leeds Stumpthumpers Snowmobile Club

By Jonah Raether Kennebec Land Trust intern Brad Barker has been driving snowmobiles since he was 8, though he started riding with his dad when…

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Canoe Ungava team zero-waste Quebec adventure is March 11 topic in Bethel

BETHEL — In 2018, four friends brought together by the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School embarked on the biggest expedition of their lives, a 46-day…

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A three-generation snowmobile trip to Jackman

By Bill Preis Bridgton Easy Riders My son and I have been riding snowmobiles since January 1987, and over the years have taken many father…

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First phase of North Pond Watershed protection plan a success

By Linda Rice Secretary North Pond Association SMITHFIELD — The North Pond Assocation, in partnership with the 7 Lakes Alliance, has received and implemented the…

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