by Vivian Leigh WCSH-6 TV news story AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Protecting the enviroment while still growing Maine’s economy was the focus of a roundtable discussion in Augusta Thursday. Governor Paul LePage heard from more than two dozen people who want regulations protecting the state’s natural resources to stay intact. Wilderness guides to business Read More
NRCM Board President Bill Houston introduced an evening celebrating leadership in protecting Maine’s environment. His short speech, “Natural Leaders,” given at NRCM’s annual meeting held at the University of Southern Maine, Portland, on October 21, 2010, will inspire all who care about the nature of Maine.
Peanut butter and jelly. That was the food that made up my childhood. Sometimes peanut butter and apple jelly. Other times, I would walk on the wild side and have peanut butter and grape jelly. “Beth is a picky eater,” was a phrase I heard more than once from my parents, my sister, and my Read More
Join us for the Art of Local Food, a tasting party to benefit the Natural Resources Council of Maine featuring the culinary talents of Maine chefs and their artful use of the catch of the day, locally produced fruits, vegetables, cheeses and meats, and other Maine-made delights. Live music by Tom Luther and Justin Walton, Read More
Well…we had an incredible afternoon at the Product Stewardship State Legislative Forum yesterday! For starters, we had a capacity crowd of over 200 people with state legislators from all over the northeastern United States and maritime Canada in attendance. In addition, we had over 100 folks from all different kinds of backgrounds including academics, solid Read More
In May, 2010, members of the Natural Resources Council of Maine joined Executive Director Brownie Carson for five days on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. This video captures fun and adventure in this spectacular piece of Maine’s North Woods. (Produced by Allison Wells)
On June 9, 2010, musicians and music lovers joined the Natural Resources Council of Maine at the Liberal Cup English-style pub in Hallowell, Maine, to enjoy music inspired by the environment. Great fun, great food, great friends, and great music. Thanks to all who came!
March 28 was Maine Maple Sunday, when sugar houses across the state opened their doors to the public and celebrated this wonderful family-friendly tradition with syrup-making demos, music, and products – maple candy, butter, cookies, pancakes, even maple tea, and of course, syrup. Typically, the season runs from February to late March or early April. Read More
Our Annual Citizen Action Day drew members from around the state for a training by NRCM staff and an opportunity to meet with their elected officials. Participants spoke with dozens of lawmakers about bills to reduce sulfur pollution, ensure healthy rivers and streams, and protect Maine’s marine fisheries. They also delivered letters to the governor, watched the Read More