by Fred Bever Maine Public news story Listen to full news story. The Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine (SAM) is rescinding its support for Central Maine Power’s controversial transmission project proposed for western Maine. The 141-mile project would bring electricity from Canada’s hydro-dams to consumers in Massachusetts, and it would require cutting a new corridor through Read More
NRCM supporter Laura Pope of Eliot, Maine, shares two scenic views of the Mousam River Estuarine Trail in Kennebunkport. These photos were taken just before the first snow arrived in southern Maine in mid-November. Thank you for sharing these wonderful photos, Laura! Do you have beautiful photos of Maine’s wildlife or scenic Maine landscapes to share? Read More
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By David Abel, Globe Staff Boston Globe news story It seemed like such a simple solution. To the north of New England, there’s a vast network of rivers and dams that generates massive amounts of hydropower, energy that could slake the growing demand for emissions-free electricity in Massachusetts. So the Baker administration sought proposals to Read More
As a hiker, I’ve seen the vistas that would be despoiled. Citizens should speak out in the strongest terms against the proposal. by Carey Kish, of Mount Desert Island, author of “AMC’s Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast” and author/editor of the “AMC Maine Mountain Guide.” Portland Press Herald op-ed The Appalachian Trail follows a Read More
By Vaughan Woodruff, founder of Insource Renewables. He lives with his family in Pittsfield. Bangor Daily News op-ed During the past eight years, solar policy in Maine has been a polarizing topic in Augusta. Entering Gov. Paul LePage’s first term, solar rebates were available for residents and business owners. The state’s net metering policy, which requires Read More
Join us in Portland on Monday, December 31 for the Natural Resources Council of Maine’s 11th annual Polar Bear Dip & Dash. Sign up for NRCM’s 2018 Dip & Dash! NRCM’s chilling and thrilling 5k and polar bear dip raises funds to combat climate change. The effects of climate change on Maine’s environment are severe. Weather Read More
Please enjoy these beautiful Maine wildlife photos by NRCM member Jayne Winters of South China, Maine. And from all of us here at the Natural Resources Council of Maine, we wish you (and the turkey in this photo!) a very happy Thanksgiving! Do you have beautiful photos of Maine’s wildlife or scenic Maine landscapes to share? Read More
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