This week’s photos by NRCM member Patricia Williams of Pelham, Massachusetts are stunning views of Katahdin as seen from the New England Outdoor Center in Millinocket. With spring arriving this week, we know that snow is melting and soon trees will be budding, so we are sharing these very snowy photos to celebrate the changing of Read More
Katahdin is Maine's highest mountain and is located in Baxter State Park. It was named by the Penobscots and translates to "The Greatest Mountain."
Miles and Liesel recently completed their first thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail (AT). I caught up with them as they start to settle back into a “normal” life back in Maine. —Daniel Bartup, NRCM Rising Leadership Team member Why did you hike the AT? For Liesel, the AT began as a childhood dream. She committed Read More
I first climbed Katahdin when I was eight years old, with my dad and two older brothers. Despite the massive blisters I got on my feet and my constant complaining that I think any normal eight-year-old would make toward their dad if they were hiking a mountain like Katahdin, we managed to make it to Read More
Do moose actually exist? After moving to Maine four years ago this was a question I found myself asking more and more as time went on. As each year passed by my doubts in these creatures being anything more than a unicorn grew. Having moved to Maine from the United Kingdom (UK) via Minnesota, I Read More
NRCM news release June 14, 2021 (Augusta, ME) — In a stunning series of videos from investor events over the past few years, the CEO of a Canadian mining company, Wolfden Resources, made unfounded and inflammatory statements about the company’s proposed metal mine in Maine. In the interviews detailed below, CEO Ron Little brags about not having to Read More
These photos aren’t what Baxter State Park looks like today, but we love these views of Katahdin, taken a few months ago by NRCM member Peter Simmons of Brunswick, Maine. The first two photos are of Mount Katahdin, Maine’s tallest mountain, located in Baxter State Park. The view is from the Abol Stream Trail. The Read More
Jym St. Pierre of Brunswick, Maine, has been an NRCM member for nearly 50 years. He has been going to Baxter State Park even longer. His photo shows NRCM’s former Forests & Wildlife Program Director Cathy Johnson paddling with friends on Katahdin Lake toward Maine’s greatest mountain last month.
This is the first in a two-part blog series that explores the intersection of art and environmental protection with interviews featuring the 2020 visiting artists for Baxter State Park and the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. Read our interview with Allagash visiting artist Michael Vermette. Those who have visited Baxter State Park know it is an inspiring Read More
Longtime NRCM member Ann Flewelling of Sedgwick, Maine, shares two of her recent photos, one from Aroostook County and one of Mt. Katahdin at Baxter State Park. The first photo is of “a dramatic storm event emanating from Square Lake toward [her] shore on Cross Lake [in Aroostook County] in late August,” writes Ann. Ann’s Read More