Protecting Maine's Environment
Track Bills We’re Working on and Take Action
NRCM is following more than 200 bills that could affect Maine's environment this session. Bookmark and visit our Legislative Bill Tracking page to learn more about these pieces of legislation, read NRCM testimony, view latest action, and find out how you can get involved to protect the nature of Maine.
Protecting Maine’s Environment—An Insider’s View of Progress and Challenges
Join NRCM Advocacy Director Pete Didisheim on April 23 in Topsham as he provides an insider’s view on environmental policy being discussed in the Maine State House and describe challenges faced from proposed federal rollbacks of environmental safeguards.
New NRCM Podcast Episode
Great beer needs clean water, and NRCM is collaborating with breweries throughout the state to protect Maine’s waters through education and advocacy. Hear about our newly launched Maine Brewshed Alliance from NRCM's Kristin Jackson and three brewers who are part of the alliance: Christie Mahaffey (Foundation), Abe Furth (Orono Brewing), and Dan Kleban (Maine Beer Company).
Clean Water is In Style!
April is Aveda Earth Month, and we’re teaming again with Maine salons to spread the word about the importance of protecting Maine’s clean, beautiful waters. Find out how you can get involved and show your support!
Maine Birding Big Year: Update from the Field
Birders Allison and Jeff Wells share an update on the first few months of their “mindfulness birding” Maine Big Year, including their sightings of some rare or uncommon species.
Do you know how much food the average Maine family of four wastes each year? Do you want to learn ways to reduce your food waste, plastic bag and foam food container use? Download or request a copy of our “Reduce Your Use” brochure for tips about how to lessen your impact on the environment and save money by making simple changes to your daily habits such as grocery shopping, consumer purchases, cutting back on food and other waste such as plastic bags and food containers that take centuries to break down.
NRCM is dedicated to making information available on issues facing Maine’s environment and the people who rely upon it. Our publications, including our Maine Environment newsletters, will, we hope, help you better understand the topic of interest and provide you with information that you can use in your own work on behalf of the people, wildlife, and environment of Maine.