Did you know that single-use plastic bags are the fourth most commonly littered type of single-use plastic? That is why 22 towns in Maine have ordinances to reduce the consumption of single-use plastic bags, and the State of Maine is considering legislation to reduce plastic bags statewide. Plastic bags and other “disposable” single-use plastics are littering Read More
Thanks to all who came to our presentation about the most significant environmental opportunities and challenges facing Maine at the state and federal levels. Pete Didisheim, NRCM’s Advocacy Director, provided an insider’s view on environmental policy being discussed in the Maine State House. He also described challenges we face from proposed rollbacks of environmental safeguards Read More
Bangor Earth Day Soirée Monday, April 22, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Bangor Public Library – Atrium – 145 Harlow Street in Bangor More than 70 people celebrated Earth Day with NRCM, NRCM Rising, Bangor Greendrinks, and the Bangor Land Trust! It was a great evening of networking and environmental advocacy. After networking over beer, Read More
Monday, April 22 Aveda Institute students and staff and NRCM gathered for this clean-up event during Aveda Earth Month. We met at the Kennebec Valley YMCA parking lot at 10:00 a.m. All members of the public were invited to join the Aveda Institute for this great event! If you were unable to attend but want Read More
Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The Thirsty Pig, 37 Exchange Street, Portland (map) NRCM and the Maine Brewshed Alliance gathered at the Thirsty Pig in Portland to release a collaboration between Foundation and Orono Brewing in honor of Earth Day! Orono Brewing released “Love Your Planet” and Foundation released “Pale Blue Read More
Green with Envy Salons staff gathered on Sunday, April 14 at Lincolnville Beach in Lincolnville for this clean-up event during Aveda Earth Month. All members of the public were invited to join salon staff for this great event! For other Aveda Earth Month events and more information, visit www.nrcm.org/events/aveda-earth-month. Thank you to Green With Envy Salons!
Sunday, April 14 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. in Portland: Green with Envy Salons and NRCM members gathered at Back Cove in Portland for this clean-up event during Aveda Earth Month. For other Aveda Earth Month events and more information, visit www.nrcm.org/events/aveda-earth-month. Thank you to Green With Envy Salons!
Natural Resources Council of Maine and Maine Audubon hosted a screening of “Rubber Jellyfish,” a film about balloon litter and its harm on the environment and wildlife. Kennebunk High School student Will Jones also spokeabout his passion for and work on this important issue. “Rubber Jellyfish” film screening Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 p.m. 20 Read More
A Walk through Howard Hill! The 164-acre Howard Hill is the scenic forested backdrop to the Maine State House, and one of Augusta’s largest remaining undeveloped parcels of land. With support from Kennebec Land Trust (KLT) members, private foundations, Maine businesses, and the Land for Maine’s Future program, KLT and the City of Augusta are Read More