Watch our fun video showing how staff at the Natural Resources Council of Maine hope to inspire you to celebrate sustainable transportation choices during Commute Another Way Week on May 17 – 21, 2010. Try Commuting Another Way just one day or all five. If you enjoyed this video, be sure to check out our Read More
Nature of Maine Blog
The Natural Resources Council of Maine’s “Nature of Maine” blog gives you the inside scoop on some of the latest issues facing Maine’s environment. From environmental news to threats to opportunities, NRCM is on the frontlines of the latest goings-on—and we’re often leading the charge on efforts to protect Maine’s precious lands, air, waters, and wildlife. Read what NRCM staff members have to say and get the perspective of some of our members and supporters who have been guest contributors.
Perhaps you have an issue you’d like to write about. Maybe you’re an expert on a particular topic and are inspired to share your expertise. Maybe you’ve recently made a visit to a spectacular Maine nature preserve or other natural area and would like to write about it (captioned photos welcome!). For submission guidelines, email firstname.lastname@example.org. To make sure you don’t miss a post, sing up for our Nature of Maine blog RSS feed at https://www.nrcm.org/about-nrcm/contact/rss-feeds/.
The Natural Resource Council of Maine invites you to celebrate Earth Day April 22, 2010—and every day—with these easy tips. For the good of the earth, and for generations to come!
NRCM was at the ribbon cutting event for the Stetson II wind power project, held April 6th in Danforth, Maine. Students from a local school came to see the turbines generate clean renewable power. More than 250 construction workers helped build the 17 turbine, 25 megawatt project—and many were on hand to celebrate the results Read More
On March 25th, Maine Governor John Baldacci signed a first-in-the-nation “framework product stewardship” law, introduced by Rep. Melissa Walsh Innes (D-Yarmouth). The law creates a systematic approach for identifying troublesome products in the waste stream for new “product stewardship” programs – which assign end-of-life recovery and recycling costs to product manufacturers. The approach will be Read More
March 28 was Maine Maple Sunday, when sugar houses across the state opened their doors to the public and celebrated this wonderful family-friendly tradition with syrup-making demos, music, and products – maple candy, butter, cookies, pancakes, even maple tea, and of course, syrup. Typically, the season runs from February to late March or early April. Read More
NRCM Advocacy Director Pete Didisheim speaks at Maine Wind Power Day on March 26 at the State House about why wind power, in carefully located areas, is so important for Maine’s people and environment.
Business leaders gathered at the State House to release a letter written to Maine Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins, urging strong and effective action to help address the threat of climate change. The letter was signed by more than 500 Maine businesses, including Hannaford Bros. Co., Lee Auto Malls, Oakhurst Dairy, Reed & Reed, Mattson Read More
So, my boss walked in my office yesterday and told me that it’s National Spring Cleaning Week. I am not sure if she told me that because I have papers strewn all over my desk, along with a couple of mugs that haven’t made their way to the kitchen yet, some hand sanitizer, a few assorted Read More
With less than 40 days until the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, NRCM participated in a Maine State House press conference calling for passage of federal climate and clean energy legislation. We released a statement signed by 40 organizations, representing more than 140,000 Maine residents. Lawmakers also released a letter in support of federal clean Read More