Nominations being sought for youth ages 15-30 NRCM news release January 22, 2020 (Augusta, ME) – A new statewide awards program launched today will elevate the voices and work of the rising generation of environmental leaders in Maine. The Brookie Awards will recognize a diverse group of six youth changemakers every two years for their Read More
Bangor Earth Day Soirée Monday, April 22, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Bangor Public Library – Atrium – 145 Harlow Street in Bangor More than 70 people celebrated Earth Day with NRCM, NRCM Rising, Bangor Greendrinks, and the Bangor Land Trust! It was a great evening of networking and environmental advocacy. After networking over beer, Read More
Maine Environment Spring 2018: What’s Inside! In this issue of Maine Environment, we feature an important story about big-picture implications of plastic waste, and why we need to shift away from the use of “convenience plastics.” It also highlights the work Sarah Lakeman, NRCM’s Sustainable Maine project director, is doing with local Maine towns to Read More
Maine Environment Fall 2017: What’s Inside! School lunch programs are contributing enormously to food waste and the problems associated with it, included climate change. NRCM is tackling the school food waste problem in a growing number of districts around Maine. You can read about it in the article, “Taking a Bite Out of Food Waste,” written Read More
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 Read More
Maine Environment Spring 2016: What’s Inside The Spring 2016 edition of our Maine Environment newsletter features a big story with a title that says it all: “A Historic Opportunity: A New National Monument in Maine.” Written by NRCM’s Forests & Wildlife Project Director Cathy Johnson, the story shares the inside scoop on what a new Read More
Berta Caceres led the battle against a huge hydroelectric dam in Honduras until she was gunned down this month. by Jesse McMahon and Jennifer Curtis, members of the NRCM Rising Leadership Team Portland Press Herald op-ed To mark Woman’s History Month, we honor women around the world who are fighting for climate action, for clean air to Read More
With the help, support, and engagement of people who love Maine, NRCM played a vital role in delivering big victories for our environment in 2015. Because of you, we can celebrate progress in many areas.
I recently had the opportunity, as a member of the NRCM Rising Leadership Team, to visit the proposed National Park property East of Baxter for the first time. I excitedly accepted, and am so glad I did!