You can enjoy camping year round. Winter camping can be enjoyable with a nice campfire and a cozy sleeping bag. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
By Fred Bever Maine Public news story Listen to full news story. Some snowmobilers and hunters in Maine are raising their voices against the high-voltage transmission line that Central Maine Power wants to string through western Maine in order to bring electricity to Massachusetts. The Maine Snowmobilers Association (MSA) is contending with dissent in its Read More
Maine’s Public Reserved Lands may be our best kept secret. The peace and solitude found on these trails in the height of tourist season is simply astonishing. I’m asking myself why I would interfere with that by drawing attention to them through a blog post. There are a few reasons. Drawing attention may help with Read More
by Steve Collins, Staff Writer Sun Journal news story LEWISTON — Whether Central Maine Power should get permission to construct its proposed 145-mile electrical transmission line between Quebec and Lewiston drew sharp comments Wednesday during a session sponsored by the Sierra Club at City Hall. The $950 million project would deliver power generated by Hydro-Québec Read More
By Lisa Pohlmann, Special to the BDN Bangor Daily News op-ed Central Maine Power is pushing for a huge transmission line that would cross large areas of Maine’s undeveloped North Woods, including the famous Kennebec Gorge. The line would allow Hydro-Quebec, a government-owned Canadian company, to sell its electricity at a premium in Massachusetts. The Read More
By Richard Schmidt III, Special to the BDN Bangor Daily News op-ed Two years is a tender age for a national monument. But Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument has already delivered tangible benefits and real promise for our region and the state. Only recently, the governor finally has allowed highway signs to point the Read More
by David Farmer Bangor Daily News column Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument will celebrate its second birthday with a hootenanny this weekend. And there is plenty to celebrate. After two years of needless delay, highway signs pointing the way to the monument are finally going up and thousands of people are visiting. About 8,000 Read More
David Sharp, The Associated Press Bangor Daily News news story At long last, Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument will soon have highway signs directing motorists to the federal recreation area, which boasts hiking, canoeing and camping, along with stunning views of Maine’s tallest mountain, Katahdin. The road signs won’t be installed before the monument’s Read More
When travelling, get off the beaten path and encourage sectors of the tourism industry that rely less on heavy development and more on the area’s natural resources. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.