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Nature of Maine
Since January, eight middle schools selected for grants that help students engage with Maine’s environment have been working diligently to learn as much as they can about the nature of Maine through projects designed by their teachers. Though school is out for the summer, many of these projects will continue into the fall and beyond. Read More
The Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) has awarded grants to eight Maine middle schools to fund projects that engage students in protecting Maine’s environment. These grants will help students establish nature trails, set up school-wide recycling initiatives, propagate and plant native plants on which endangered birds depend, and much more. Some of these grants Read More
I’d like to cap off 2015 with a short note about a big topic: our place in the international community.
“These are two photos of ‘Ktaadn’ from almost in the new proposed National Park. The spelling is from Thoreau. My wife and I spent a few days at Katahdin Lake Wilderness Camps last week and this is a shot from the shore of Katahdin Lake.” (Click on photo to enlarge) Read More
This is a photo taken on Deer Isle looking south from the Sunshine Road. Isle Au Haut in the far distance. Taken May 29, 2014. Photo by NRCM member Rick Alexander of Blue Hill, Maine. This is a photo of Blue Hill Harbor, May 26, 2014. Shot from the Mill Stream Bridge waiting for the Read More
By Jeff McCabe and Kenneth Fredette, Special to the BDN Bangor Daily News op-ed Here’s a proposal with something for just about everyone. It’s about clean water, natural resources, public safety and jobs, among other things we can get behind. LD 1455 is a $50 million bond proposal that would provide much-needed investment in Maine’s 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.