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.
NRCM is Turning 60!
Our 60th anniversary is a great reminder that we must ensure strong environmental protections for those who will come after us. Hear from members about how their environmental priorities were encouraged by earlier generations and how they are passing these on to the next generation. Also, find out about upcoming events and how you can get involved.
New NRCM Podcast Episode
NRCM supports LD 640. This bill would require the Maine DEP to pursue an independent investigation of CMP's claims that its proposed power line would reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This podcast episode features NRCM Staff Scientist Nick Bennett’s testimony in support of the bill in front of the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Iconic Red's Eats Going Green
Debbie Gagnon, the owner of the iconic Red's Eats in Wiscasset earlier this year announced that Red's has eliminated the use of plastic straws this summer! Hear about her plans to further reduce plastic use in years to come, too. Thanks, Debbie and everyone at Red's Eats!
Winter is almost here, and now is a great time to find ways to improve your home's energy efficiency. Let NRCM help! Our brochure, "Bright Ideas: Tips for Home Energy Savings," is full of tips and ideas to help you save energy and save money on your home heating costs. Download or request your copy today!
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.
Green Tip of the Day
This Sunday is Maine Maple Sunday! Celebrate by finding recipes in which you can swap in locally made maple syrup instead of using imported cane sugar. To find a list of participating sugar houses, click here. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.Read More