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
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Take Me to the River: NRCM Paddles the Kennebec
Natural Resources Council of Maine supporters and staff paddled the Kennebec River from Sidney, Maine, to Augusta on August 15, 2009. This event was one of 50 in celebration of NRCM’s 50th anniversary this year. It also commemorated the 10th anniversary of the removal of the Edwards Dam in Augusta. Thanks to all who joined Read More
Millions of Fish Return to Maine River
The Kennebec River has been surging with life this spring as millions of alewives (river herring) travel inland from the sea to reach spawning habitat that was inaccessible before two key dams were removed in 1999 and 2008. Osprey and Bald Eagles have been well fed, and the entire river ecosystem has benefited, as a Read More