From BDN and Wire Reports Bangor Daily News news story INDIAN STREAM TOWNSHIP, Maine — Maine officials say the state has been granted a conservation easement on Indian Pond at the headwaters of the Kennebec River. According to Gov. Paul LePage’s office, FPL Energy Maine Hydro LLC granted the easement as part of a settlement Read More
Maine's environment offers many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, whether it be paddling, bird watching, hiking, cross-country skiing, hunting, fishing, or other activities, Maine has beautiful lakes, forests, trails, and coastline to explore. Outdoor recreation is an important part of Maine's economy as well as a reason for Maine to preserve and protect as much public land as we can, so it is available for us to enjoy now, as well as for future generations.
Diverse groups agree it is time to end pollution from coal-burning power plants National Wildlife Federation A coalition of environmental, hunting, fishing, and shooting enthusiast groups from across the state today called upon the state’s Congressional delegation to support a new national rule to drastically reduce mercury pollution from coal-burning power plants. Ten local and Read More
NRCM * Maine Audubon * SAM * Maine Rivers * Maine Clammers’s Association * COLA * BRCA * Lakes Environmental Association AUGUSTA – At a statehouse news conference today, sportsmen, lake advocates, and experts on wildlife, water quality, and fisheries decried legislative attacks on Maine’s natural heritage. “There is an all-out assault on Maine’s water Read More
It was seven years ago, and my first day of duck hunting didn’t go very well. It was a friend’s fault, I thought at the time, that I got into this mess. He first mentioned duck hunting to me on a warm summer evening fishing for stripers in Winslow. The striper fishing wasn’t very good, but Read More
These cold January days have not deterred me from enjoying Maine’s outdoors. Those of us who love to fish in Maine can’t stay idle waiting for spring to wet our fly lines. Instead, we bundle up and explore Maine’s lakes and rivers—through the ice. Last weekend, I finally got a chance to get out on Read More
On October 3, 2010, paddling enthusiasts joined NRCM staff for a member paddle on beautiful Long Pond in Belgrade, Maine. The weather was perfect, the foliage was gorgeous, and a Bald Eagle sat for our cameras at Blueberry Island. What a special day. We enjoyed meeting all of you who joined us!
By Glenn Adams Bangor Daily News news story/ Associated Press BIGELOW PRESERVE, Maine — Clouds from a light snowfall shroud the peaks of the Bigelow Mountain Range, which reigns over western Maine forest trails, luring snowshoers and cross-country skiers on a winter afternoon. Maine’s vast backcountry backyard offers outdoors lovers 3.3 million acres set aside Read More
Leaders of Maine’s Sporting Traditions Say Maine’s Hunting and Fishing Heritage and Economy Depends on Passing Strong Climate and Energy Legislation NRCM news release BREWER, Maine, November 18, 2009—Gathered in force today at a historic sporting clubhouse on the banks of the Penobscot River, leaders of Maine’s hunting and fishing traditions joined scientists, current and Read More
By John Richardson, Blethen Maine Newspapers Kennebec Journal news story Last summer, with the deal to add Katahdin Lake to Baxter State Park on the verge of unraveling in the Maine Legislature, Sam Hodder headed north and hiked to the lake for a quiet weekend. For months, as project manager for the Trust for Public Read More