Protecting Maine's Environment
Advocates Urge Environmental Protections On Anniversary of Clean Water Act’s Passage
Electric-car Drivers, You Can Charge It at L.L. Bean in the Near Future
NEW REPORT! Features business and civic leaders from the Katahdin region describing how Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is providing positive benefits to their communities. Download or order your copy.
Defend the EPA!
The Trump Administration has proposed cutting the EPA budget, launching an assault on the health and environmental safeguards that protect us from toxic chemicals, contaminated drinking water, and climate change pollution. Sign the petition (to be delivered to Maine's Congressional delegation) to protect EPA's programs that keep Maine's air and water clean.
Meet Us at the Movies for "An Inconvenient Sequel"
Hurricanes pummeling the Caribbean. Wildfires raging in Northern California. Maine on pace for the warmest October on record. It is clear that climate change is happening now. Join NRCM for a free screening of Al Gore’s new climate change film, “An Inconvenient Sequel,” on Thursday, October 26th in Portland. There will be a live webchat with Al Gore before the movie! The event is free but seats are limited. RSVP using the button below.
NRCM is partnering with Save Passamaquoddy Bay to sell handmade Passamaquoddy baskets.
You can own a piece of Down East history and help Save Passamaquoddy Bay by ordering one today. We are selling the baskets for $200 each, with an additional $11 for tax and $25 for shipping and handling. A portion stays with NRCM to fund our work protecting Maine’s environment, but the majority of each sale supports Save Passamaquoddy Bay’s work. This is a rare opportunity to support two groups, own a piece of Native American history, and be part of saving glorious and abundant Passamaquoddy Bay.
Green Tip of the Day
On this day in 1972,the Clean Water Act was established as federal law. Written by Maine’s own Senator Edmund Muskie, the act helps protect lakes, rivers, and streams, resulting in an overall healthier environment. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.Read More
Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) Cool fact: Gray squirrels will hide food all over the neighborhood, each time taking note of surrounding landmarks and use spatial memory and smell to recover buried food. This is harvest season, a time to prepare for the long winter ahead. In the city and in the country, gray squirrels are… Continue ReadingRead 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.