Protecting Maine's Environment
Banner photo: Clearwater Lake, Industry, Maine, by Aaron Rivard
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.
If you were unable to attend the Army Corps' hearing on the CMP corridor, don't worry — there is still time to make your voice heard. The Army Corps of Engineers is accepting public comments on the proposed transmission line until January 6. Use the link below to submit your comments today!
A Second Chance for the Moosehead Lake Region?
Weyerhaeuser recently announced that it wants to terminate the Moosehead Region Concept Plan that it acquired from Plum Creek when the companies merged. Cathy Johnson, NRCM Forests & Wildlife Director, shares thoughts about this news and what might come next.
Holiday Gifts & Tips for Maine's Environment
Let us help you with some holiday gift ideas that everyone on your list will love. We also have some great tips to help reduce your impact on Maine's environment. If you have tips or ideas of your own, please share them with us at NRCM@nrcm.org.
Support Recycling Reform for Maine
Sign our petition to Maine legislators to urge them to pass an extended producer responsibility (EPR) for packaging law in 2020. Get involved to help reform recycling today: sign our petition, contact your municipal officials, and learn ways to reduce and reuse materials in your own home.
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.
A feature to help you help the planet.
Taking steps to improve energy efficiency in your everyday life can save you money, reduce pollution, add to your comfort, and improve your sense of well-being. Around the house, on the road, and in your community, following these tips can help you become more energy efficient. Request a free brochure today!
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."