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by NRCM Supporter Paul Corrigan of Millinocket, Maine The last time I visited the proposed park lands I was a wilderness therapy instructor working with girls with issues such as depression and substance abuse. Our team of instructors and clients began our backpacking trek at the Penobscot’s East Branch near Matagamon Lake. It was mid-November and Read More
by Georgia Manzo, Special to the BDN Bangor Daily News op-ed Imagine reading this: “As you consider settling in the Katahdin region, establishing a business and starting your family here, did you know that we have a thriving hospital, a newly renovated municipal airport and a strengthened school system, as well as both a state Read More
For “Commute Another Way Week” I parked in Gardiner and ran six miles up the Kennebec Rail Trail to Augusta. The trek saved a small amount of gasoline and emissions, but fueled me for the day with great images of a vibrant river, and thoughts about the role NRCM has played in cleaning up this Read More
Wanting to exercise but not walk this spring, I purchased a bike. Looking for a safe place to ride in peace and away from traffic, I found the section the ET trail between Evans Street and Wainwright recreation fields. To my delight as a birder, I have been pleasantly surprised by the number of birds serenading Read More