As we move through fall, the weather is continuing to cool. Take a moment to check that your heaters are not blocked by furniture or rugs, blockages could limit the amount of warm air that can circulate through your house. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS… Continue Reading
You can enjoy camping year round. Winter camping can be enjoyable with a nice campfire and a cozy sleeping bag. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
By Irwin Gratz MPBN news story PORTLAND, Maine – This year’s mild winter made travel easier and kept heating costs down. So what was not to like about it? “This had a devastating impact on our beloved winter traditions, including skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing and snowmobiling, among other things that Maine families have enjoyed for… Continue Reading
Maine Winter Sports, Culture, Way of Life at Risk from Climate Change News release Today, at Allspeed Cyclery & Snow’s store in Portland, Mayor Ethan Strimling, outdoorsman George Smith, pro skier Ben Leone, and conservationist Garrison Beck joined with co-owner Chris Carleton and Todd Martin of the Natural Resources Council of Maine to focus on… Continue Reading
by Grady Trimble, WCSH WCSH-6 news story PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — About 200 people braved the chilly weather on New Year’s Eve and plunged into the Atlantic Ocean at the East End Beach. Organizers with the Natural Resources Council of Maine said the 8th annual Polar Bear Dip and Dash raised about $25,000. The money… Continue Reading
by Gwynn Guilford The Atlantic Cities news story The hemlock woolly adelgid hails from Osaka, Japan. When it moved to the U.S. in the 1950s, it settled right in, facing no natural predators and feeding off the buffet of hemlock forests lining the eastern coast. Similarly, the gypsy moth, a European emigre, now gobbles up… Continue Reading
On Friday a few co-workers and I got together and participated in the Keep ME Warm program that Gov. Baldacci has created. I must say the participation in this was a team effort. Beth started the ball rolling. She had previous obligations and wasn’t able to winterize the homes but she pulled together all the materials and… Continue Reading
Tomorrow, several NRCM staff members will be heading out into our local community to winterize two houses for families who need to ensure that their houses are as energy efficient as possible before the start of another cold Maine winter. Unfortunately, due to other commitments, I am not going to be able to be on… Continue Reading