Please enjoy these beautiful Maine wildlife photos by NRCM member Jayne Winters of South China, Maine. And from all of us here at the Natural Resources Council of Maine, we wish you (and the turkey in this photo!) a very happy Thanksgiving! Do you have beautiful photos of Maine’s wildlife or scenic Maine landscapes to share? Read More
For birders, especially those of us here in Maine and the eastern U.S., a holiday of sorts is fast approaching. Bird enthusiasts anticipate it the way many youngsters look forward to Christmas morning. But this fine-feathered special occasion takes place just once every two years or so. Staffers at the Natural Resources Council of Maine Read More
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“This cute Northern Saw-whet Owl was hanging out on Munjoy Hill in Portland this weekend just in time for Halloween festivities. He safely flew away to a tree after this photo was taken.” Photo by NRCM staff member Kristin Jackson of Portland, Maine. Learn more about the Northern Saw-whet Owl in this Boothbay Register column, “The Invisible Owls,” by Read More
How did I get interested in nature photography? Well, I always liked being outdoors, especially in the woods, and I’ve always been interested in how things come together, whether it’s a garment (I used to make clothing), or a house (I bought a 70-acre woodlot in Waldoboro once upon a time and built my own Read More
The 50th annual Bald Eagle cruise on Merrymeeting Bay highlights the robust comeback of the species. By Deirdre Fleming, Staff Writer Portland Press Herald news story BOOTHBAY HARBOR — Chris Kenty and Jim Walters came from Philadelphia for Maine Audubon’s 50th annual bald eagle cruise on Merrymeeting Bay, but not for the novelty of seeing Read More
Since Jeff has just returned from a conference abroad, we decided to share his experience and perspective with readers of our column. Members of the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) have seen firsthand the power of working with like-minded allies. The recently completed Penobscot River Restoration Project is a great example. NRCM, a founding member Read More
Birders in Maine have recently begun noting the first pulses of southbound, migrating Common Nighthawks. In fact, staff at the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) could very well see one while leaving the office in Augusta after a long day! Based on checklists submitted to eBird, the online database housed at our old stomping Read More