Protecting Maine's Environment
Maine’s River Herring Making Dramatic Comeback, a Godsend for the Food Chain
Time for Lawmakers to Override Solar Veto
Support NRCM at Chipotle in Augusta or South Portland!
Support NRCM by enjoying a meal at Chipotle restaurants in Augusta at 1 Stephen King Drive, or South Portland at 359 Maine Mall Road, Sunday, July 30 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Bring this flyer to Augusta or this flyer to South Portland (printed or shown on your mobile device) or just tell the cashier that you are there to support the Natural Resources Council of Maine, and 50% of the proceeds from your meal will be donated to NRCM!
Nominate Your Choice for Our People's Choice Award
Help us honor someone (or a group) who has gone above and beyond to protect a special place, helped pass a particular safeguard for Maine’s environment, or worked to stop polluting companies from contaminating our state—a volunteer who has devoted their time and effort to making future generations will enjoy the kind of Maine we know and love today. Nominate them for NRCM's annual People's Choice Award. Deadline for nominations is Monday, August 7.
Green Tip of the Day
Sunburned? Reach for an aloe vera plant instead of an over-the-counter sunburn remedy that may contain ingredients that can make symptoms worse. Break off a piece of the aloe, peel it open, and spread the gel directly onto the sunburned area. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day… Continue ReadingRead More
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.