NRCM Advocacy Director Pete Didisheim on August 5th joined with other environmental, medical, and public health advocates to call for action on climate and clean energy. The press conference was held atop Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park, where ozone pollution is a common problem due to pollution from upwind power plants. Although it was Read More
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NRCM was at the Gulf Voices press conference on July 14th to hear first hand experiences from four Gulf of Mexico residents. The speakers, ranging from a charter boat captain to a social worker, offered unique perspectives on how the spill has impacted their lives and stressed the need for cooperation in moving toward a Read More
During a fun and relaxing vacation, it’s easy to take Maine’s beautiful beaches for granted. But unless we take action to address climate change, these special places could disappear forever due to sea level rise. Urge your elected officials to pass federal climate and energy legislation that protections our environment, today and for generations to Read More
In May, 2010, members of the Natural Resources Council of Maine joined Executive Director Brownie Carson for five days on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. This video captures fun and adventure in this spectacular piece of Maine’s North Woods. (Produced by Allison Wells)
On June 9, 2010, musicians and music lovers joined the Natural Resources Council of Maine at the Liberal Cup English-style pub in Hallowell, Maine, to enjoy music inspired by the environment. Great fun, great food, great friends, and great music. Thanks to all who came!
NRCM’s Allison Wells and her young son happened upon the sea lamprey migration in the Sheepscot River, Coopers Mills, Maine, and captured this video. The sea lamprey is a native, parasitic fish that has a strange, disc-like mouth that it uses for feeding on the flesh of other fish. It also uses it to grasp Read More
Poorly sited and under-sized culverts cause problems for fish and other aquatic creatures all around the state of Maine. Culverts are common in Maine and are used to channel streams under roads at thousands of places throughout the state where roads cross streams. As many as 90% of these prevent fish from moving upstream, something Read More
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. Share your commuting stories on our blog at www.nrcm.org. If you Read More
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!