“My friend and I recently had a fun day in Acadia National Park. Magical coastline, stunning skies, and—well—deer.” Photos by NRCM member Pam Wells of Old Town, Maine Pam has been sharing beautiful photos of Maine wilderness and wildlife with the Natural Resources Council of Maine for many years. View more of Pam’s photos in her Read More
Acadia National Park
“As I explored the carriage trails of Acadia National Park for a lunch spot, I found this scenic view of Eagle Lake.” Photo by Tyler Cook of Scarborough, Maine To see past My Maine This Week photos, or to submit a photo of your own to be featured on our website, please visit www.nrcm.org/our-maine/my-maine-this-week.
Another new My Maine This Week photographer is featured this week. This photo was taken in the fall at Acadia National Park by Ryan Dinshah of Timonium, Maryland. Welcome Ryan! To see past My Maine This Week photos, or to submit a photo of your own to be featured on our website, please visit www.nrcm.org/our-maine/my-maine-this-week.
By Sheridan Steele, Special to the BDN Bangor Daily News op-ed Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s recent visit to Maine to see firsthand our majestic landscapes is a good exercise of his role of chief steward of our nation’s national parks and monuments. But contemplating reduction or elimination of our public land is not. Read More
By David Farmer Bangor Daily News column WASHINGTON – Gov. Paul LePage is racking up the frequent flyer miles with his recent spate of visits to Washington, D.C. I hope he earns a free upgrade or a ticket someplace nice because he’s certainly not doing himself – or our state – any favors with his Read More
Maine’s governor wants the designation rescinded for the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, while Lucas St. Clair says area businesses already are seeing positive impacts. by Kevin Miller, staff writer Portland Press Herald news story Maine’s Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument took center stage in the political debate over national monuments Tuesday in Read More
Sen. Susan Collins should join Sen. Angus King in pledging to reject Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. By Bill Houston Portland Press Herald op-ed KINGFIELD — Mainers hold clean air and water near and dear to their hearts. As a lifelong Mainer who trains young men and women to become outdoor leaders, I Read More
“I took this photo in October at Jordan Pond in Acadia National Park.” Photo by NRCM member Jonnie Maloney of Auburn, Maine To see past My Maine This Week photos, or to submit a photo of your own to be featured on our website, please visit www.nrcm.org/our-maine/my-maine-this-week.
“I love standing over to the side near the rocks and looking out at the beach from the shade. It reminds me that although we may experience our fair share of shadows in life, there’s always some kind of sunshine waiting for us on the other side.” Photo of Sand Beach at Acadia National Park Read More