Protecting Maine's Environment
Groups File Brief Challenging Maine’s New Solar Rules
Belfast Becomes Latest City to Ban Plastic Bags, Polystyrene
"Explore Maine" with NRCM!
Looking for great summer reads? Stunning places for adventure? Insider tips for exploring the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument? Download or request our new Explore Maine publication to learn all that and find books written by NRCM members, beautiful photos by some of our regular My Maine This Week photographers, and much more, including our staff members’ tips for exploring KWW for paddling, biking, birding, hiking, and more. Order your copy or read it online.
Vote for NRCM People's Choice Award
After more than 40 nominations, six finalists have been selected for NRCM's 12th annual People's Choice Award, given to volunteers who have devoted their time and effort to making sure future generations will enjoy the kind of Maine we know and love today. Learn about each of the finalists and then place your vote for NRCM's People's Choice Award. Deadline to vote is noon on Tuesday, September 12.
Green Tip of the Day
To encounter a river otter in the wild is to know joy. How could it be otherwise? “Otters are highly intelligent; their inclination to make a ‘game’ out of almost any activity is almost legendary,” wrote Maine Inland Fisheries & Wildlife biologist John Hunt.
NRCM’s Creature Feature helps you learn about many species of wildlife that live in Maine and whose survival depends upon a clean and healthy environment.Read More
Featured publication: Visitors Guide to Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument
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.