Residents of Bath, one of Maine’s most densely populated communities, are now within walking distance of a 96-acre preserve with dramatic 100-foot cliffs, spectacular water views in three directions, and a half-a-mile of shore frontage on the Kennebec River. Thorne Head provides much-needed open space in a region that has traditionally scored low in statewide Read More
The easement held by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife protects the farm’s significant ecological values and ensures that the public will have access to portions of the property that do not intrude on the farmstead. Hikers can enjoy more than 2.5 miles of trails up Bell’s and Crane mountains, with outcrops that Read More
Tinker Island, a prominent 430-acre landmark in Blue Hill Bay, has long been a popular destination for picnicking, beachcombing, camping, and hunting. Area residents grew concerned when both halves of the island were placed on the open market for a combined price of $3.5 million. The southern half, which had an approved 10-lot subdivision in Read More
The productive forestlands that extend from Moosehead Lake to the headwaters of the St. John River lie at the heart of Maine’s North Woods. This region bordering the legendary West Branch of the Penobscot River is rich in history, folklore, and tradition, and remains a vital resource today – providing timber that fuels the regional Read More
Duck season has been over for six weeks, and I am finally recovering from my post-season depression. I think most hunters know what I am talking about. For three months, I knew exactly what I would be doing with every second of free time, and even car trips for work or other tasks had an Read More
Waterfowl hunting provides me with so many ways to enjoy the glory of Maine, from the warm,September days of early goose season ponds in Central Maine through bitter, dark December mornings in Casco Bay. There is nothing quite like the power of life that duck hunting allows me to see.
Maine sportsmen call for action to stop global warming. Learn more and read statements by several sportsmen who spoke at this event.
By Dave Sherwood Morning Sentinel news story pssst. Have you heard? “Traditional use” of land in Maine is under attack: By pending legislation, by political campaigns, special interest groups, land sales, nonprofits and people from “away.”If you’re like most Mainers, you’ve got your own idea of what “traditional use” is and isn’t, and just the Read More