The way into the new national monument is full of scenic views and hiking possibilities. By Josh Christie Portland Press Herald news story On Aug. 24, President Barack Obama established a huge swath of Maine’s northern woods as a national monument. Named the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, the 87,500 acres cover a vast Read More
By Mike Wilson, Special to the BDN Bangor Daily News op-ed My son, Tom, and I launched our canoe into the East Branch of the Penobscot River, just below the Matagamon Dam, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24. This was our third annual trip to the East Branch, and the first time we were starting Read More
The property, which will remain open to the public for recreation, includes 8.6 miles of frontage along the East Branch of the Penobscot River. By Kevin Miller, Staff Writer Portland Press Herald news story Conservation groups have purchased a roughly 4,300-acre tract in the Katahdin region that includes 8.6 miles of frontage along the East Read More
This summer, the City of Waterville adopted a “carry in, carry out” policy at all of its public parks. Waterville adopted the policy after Parks and Recreation Department Director Matt Skehan did some research into other recreation areas with the policy, including other municipalities as well as national parks. Skehan, and in turn the City, was Read More
Every year, I pack the car with groceries, Northern Maine guide books, fishing poles, life jackets, bikes…oh, and kids! Then our family of four heads a few hours north to our favorite place on earth to be together—the rustic cabins found at the Last Resort in Jackman, Maine. There is so much to love about Read More
Tales of childhood camping trips and learn about a great new resource NRCM has created to help you plan your summer adventures in Maine.
I have written a lot over the past year about the fact that I was engaged to be married. Well, three weeks ago, the wedding took place at a summer camp on a small lake in central Maine, and I am happy to report that we had perfect weather, unlike this past rainy Memorial Day Read More
By Deirdre Fleming, staff writer Portland Press Herald news story SEBAGO â For the third time in the 11-year history of the Sebago ice fishing derby, it has been canceled due to a lack of ice. But this may bode well for togue fishermen statewide. The big prize of $100,000 rolled out last year for Read More