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 Episodes
In our latest podcast series, hear from Maine Land Conservation Task Force members Tim Glidden (co-chair), Senator Cathy Breen, and Representative Pat Corey about the group's recommendation for a $95 million investment in bond funding to support the Land for Maine’s Future program and address the maintenance backlog in Maine’s State Parks.
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
In a wood stove or fireplace, nitrogen and sulfur burn off during wood burning, but plant elements of remain that make ash good for neutralizing acidic soils—and non-acid-loving garden plants. Spread some around the base of shrubs such forsythia and lilacs and rake it into the soil, carefully so you don’t damage the roots. To Read MoreRead More