News and Noteworthy April 24, 2019 Curbing the Plague of Plastic Urged on by their Public Works Director who called plastic bags “the biggest source of recycling contamination in our community,” the town of Biddeford became the latest Maine town to ban single-use plastic bags. That vote was a preview to a public hearing held Read More
Release party at Thirsty Pig on Saturday, April 20 from 11AM-7PM News release April 17, 2019 (Portland, ME) — Two of Maine’s top craft brewers, Foundation Brewing and Orono Brewing, are collaborating on a special release of Earth Day-centered IPAs to benefit clean water efforts in Maine. The beers will be released during an event Read More
Thank you to all who joined NRCM on Wednesday, September 27th from 6:00–7:30 p.m. in the Rines Auditorium, at the Portland Public Library’s Sustainability Series event Conservation and Kegs: How Keeping Land Green is Good for Maine Breweries. The event explored the role of Sebago Lake’s surrounding forest and watershed in our local beer economy, and Read More
Guest Column by Lee Margolin Keep Maine Current op-ed Beer, fish and lamprey. These are a few of my favorite things and they all depend on clean water. Luckily I am able to enjoy all three living in Harrison on the Crooked River, a class AA stream and the main tributary for Sebago Lake. As Read More
To protect an ingredient vital to their product, they oppose having the agency oversee fewer waterways under a Trump administration proposal to restrict the government’s powers. by James Patrick, Staff Writer Portland Press Herald news story Four Maine breweries have signed on to an effort to fight the Trump administration’s plan to repeal a rule Read More
By Samuel Shepherd, staff writer Bangor Daily News news story Maine Beer Company of Freeport announced the release of Woods and Waters IPA, brewed to commemorate the creation of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. The North Woods Monument was created on Aug. 24 after 87,562 acres of land previously owned by Burt’s Bees Read More
NRCM was the featured organization at the February Lewiston-Auburn Greendrinks on Wednesday, February 24 at the new Bear Bones Beer nanobrewery, located at 43 Lisbon Street, Lewiston. Thanks to everyone who came to check out Lewiston’s newest brewery and talk with NRCM staff to learn more about our work to protect the nature of Maine.
Bangor Greendrinks Tuesday, October 13, 2015 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Epic Sports, 6 Central Street in Downtown Bangor NRCM was proud to be the featured nonprofit at Bangor Greendrinks in October. Thanks to all who joined us to enjoy some local Maine beer, network with the folks in the Bangor green scene, and learn more about NRCM’s work Read More