Many generous auction items have been donated for our online auction, which runs through Sept. 30. All funds raised go directly to protecting the nature of Maine. With a top bid, you could enjoy a piece of Maine through art, books, trips, and more, while giving to NRCM's work defending the air we breathe, the water we depend upon, and the forests that wildlife need. Start bidding today!
Protecting Maine's Environment
Ask Maine's Congressional Delegation to Take Action in CMP Line
The proposed CMP transmission corridor is a bad deal for Maine, and we need you to contact Maine's Congressional delegation to ask them to urge the Army Corps of Engineers to do a full Environmental Impact Statement and hold a public hearing on the proposed Central Maine Power corridor.
Electric Car Rebates Available Now in Maine
Now, for a limited time there’s a $2,000 rebate available for all-electric cars bought and registered in Maine! That’s on top of federal tax credits worth up to $7,500! With new models of plug-in cars coming out all the time, there has never been a better time to buy an electric car in Maine.
Do you know how much food the average Maine family of four wastes each year? Do you want to learn ways to reduce your food waste, plastic bag and foam food container use? Download or request a copy of our “Reduce Your Use” brochure for tips about how to lessen your impact on the environment and save money by making simple changes to your daily habits such as grocery shopping, consumer purchases, cutting back on food and other waste such as plastic bags and food containers that take centuries to break down.
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 new feature to help you help the planet.
Did you know that 40% of food produced ends up in landfills or left unharvested? Request a copy of our magnet to keep right on your fridge, with helpful tips to help you reduce the amount of food your household wastes each year. Learn the best place to keep your vegetables, your condiments, and other items to keep them fresh and usable.
Creature Feature: Harbor Seal
Did you know that the Portland Sea Dogs, a minor league baseball team, are named after the slang term for the harbor seal? And who could forget Maine's most famous harbor seal, Andre, who visited the coast each summer for many years. Learn more about this adorable Maine coast creature.