Despite cold temperatures keeping many Mainers inside over the past week, NRCM member Jayne Winters had many wildlife visitors to her backyard in South China, and we are fortunate that she had her camera ready to capture their adorable images and share them with us! Thanks, Jayne! Do you have Maine wildlife or landscape photos… Continue Reading
It’s “the most wonderful time of the year” to spot winterberry on roadsides and in wet meadows and swamps. The scarlet-red berries of our native holly are literally exploding with color right now. Once the snow falls, the display will be even more magical. Commonly known as winterberry, Ilex verticllata is one of my all-time… Continue Reading
It’s more important than ever these days to reach out and find common ground with new people. At NRCM, we recognize that the power of our 20,000 current supporters helps us achieve many of our objectives, but we must get even more people involved to continue to protect Maine’s air, land, and water. NRCM staff… Continue Reading
“This photo was taken last fall while riding my usual bike route on the bridge over the Muddy River that feeds into Merrymeeting Bay in Topsham. I crossed the bridge and realized that I couldn’t tell the difference between the sky and water, the light was stunning, and was changed a few minutes later.” Photo by… Continue Reading
“In July, I took this photo at low tide in West Point in Phippsburg as an artist was painting the scene.” Photo by Diane Schetky of Topsham, Maine To see past My Maine This Week photos, or to submit a photo of your own to be featured on our website, please visit www.nrcm.org/our-maine/my-maine-this-week.
By Aislinn Sarnacki, BDN Staff Bangor Daily News news story Just over a year old, the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is just starting to take shape. Its southern access road, the Katahdin Loop Road, has been improved for vehicle travel; a number of campsites are maintained regularly; and a couple of hiking trails… Continue Reading
“Here’s a picture of Nesuntabunt Mountain rising up from the west shore of Nahmakanta Lake. With its northwest to southeast alignment, Nahmakanta is vulnerable to the prevailing winds, and it is not often that you catch the lake calm like this.” Photo by NRCM member Paul Johnson of Oakland, Maine To see past My Maine This… Continue Reading
“I took this photo looking up the Kennebec River toward Skowhegan from the Great Eddy.” Photo by NRCM member Richard Flanagan of Fairfield, Maine Richard has shared many photos of Maine’s environment with us, and you can see some of them in his “Beauty in the Backyard” slideshow on our My Maine This Week page…. Continue Reading
“This is the beach on the east side of Lake Nahmakanta, where we have enjoyed camping for the last 25 years.” Photo by NRCM member Donna Conkling of Skowhegan, Maine To see past My Maine This Week photos, or to submit a photo of your own to be featured on our website, please visit www.nrcm.org/our-maine/my-maine-this-week.