Welcome to the Natural Resources Council of Maine's new podcast, “Maine Environment with NRCM.” Our host, NRCM's Carly Peruccio, brings you the latest on our high-priority environmental issues, direct from the NRCM staff working on them.
Episode Four, July 2, 2018 Nate Gray of the Maine Department of Marine Resources describes the largest alewife run in the United States, happening right now at Benton Falls in Central Maine. NRCM Senior Director of Advocacy Pete Didisheim shares the story of the removal of the Edwards Dam on the Kennebec River and how this work of the Natural Resources Council of Maine and others in the Kennebec Coalition helped begin restoration of this important fishery.
Episode Three, March 2, 2018 NRCM Climate and Clean Energy Project Director Dylan Voorhees and Outreach Coordinator Sophie Janeway give an update and information about how you can take action on the solar bill currently being discussed in the Maine Legislature. The bill passed the Maine Senate by an overwhelming margin on March 1 and will go to the House for a vote next.
Episode Two, February 8, 2018 features NRCM Senior Advocacy Director Pete Didisheim talking about the current environmental issues facing Maine in both Augusta and Washington, DC. Pete is joined by NRCM Forests and Wildlife Outreach Coordinator Carly Peruccio.
Episode One, January 25, 2018 features NRCM Senior Advocacy Director Pete Didisheim providing the scoop on actions at the State House, while Federal Project Outreach Coordinator Kristin Jackson shares what’s happening with federal challenges that could have an impact on Maine.