In our latest podcast, NRCM Advocacy Director Pete Didisheim shares the stories and successes from the past year that give us hope for Maine's environment. As we head into 2020, Pete also shares what these exciting developments mean for the New Year.
Protecting Maine's Environment
Banner photo: Snow-covered trees in Monmouth, Maine, by Beth Comeau
2020 Legislative Bill Tracking
The Maine Legislature is back in session, and legislators are already working on a variety of bills that will impact Maine's land, air, water, and wildlife. Stay informed and involved by visiting our bill tracking page where you can learn about upcoming public hearings & ways to get involved, read NRCM testimony, & more.
Thousands of Mainers Want Recycling Reform for Maine
Learn more about a bill coming to the Maine Legislature in 2020 that would create an extended producer responsibility (EPR) for packaging law. Then learn how to get involved: sign our petition, contact your municipal officials, & learn ways to reduce & reuse materials.
CMP wants to build a 145-mile transmission line though Maine's woods solely to bring hydropower from Quebec to Massachusetts, with no significant benefit to Maine people or our climate. Learn more about this bad idea for Maine people & environment.
BREAKING NEWS: LUPC decision on CMP corridor ignores harm done to Maine. Read statement from NRCM.
Enjoying Maine Waters Every Year
NRCM CEO shares her love of Maine's waters in her most recent Notes from Lisa blog post. Lisa paddled the Kennebec this past year, along with several NRCM members, to celebrate NRCM's 60th as well as the 20th anniversary of the removal of the Edwards Dam. Read about this trip & victories for Maine's clean water.
NRCM member Jayne Winters has brought back a beloved column from the Town Line newspaper, which will also be shared each month in our new Critter Chatter blog. She will share stories and photos from the Donald Cote, founder of the Duck Pond Wildlife Center in Vassalboro, and a 2019 People's Choice Award finalist.
Find out how to clean, control pests, and dispose of household cleaning products in a way that’s healthy for your family and the environment! Features dozens of easy “recipes” to clean drains, control ants and insects, polish your shoes, and more—the non-toxic way.
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.
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Creature Feature: Canada Warbler
Did you know that the Canada Warbler is one of the latest arriving of the 26 warbler species that split their lives between Maine and the tropics of Central and South America and the Caribbean? Learn all about this more about this bird and why it is described as "secretive."