When not using your fireplace, close the damper to keep heat from escaping up the chimney. Close off a fireplace you’re not using—a panel and insulation can be tucked out of sight. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
To avoid falls in your icy driveway, sprinkle unscented cat litter, sand, or wood ash instead of salt or chemical de-icers, which can be harmful to nearby trees, animals, and water bodies. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Thank you to Jared Swartz (Moonlit Maineiac Photography) of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, a new My Maine This Week photographer, for sharing his photo, “Icy Bench Under the Street Light,” taken at Deering Oaks Park in Portland, Maine, one recent snowy night. Do you have beautiful photos of Maine wildlife or scenic Maine landscapes to share? Read More
Join Us for a Walk through Howard Hill! The 164-acre Howard Hill is the scenic forested backdrop to the Maine State House, and one of Augusta’s largest remaining undeveloped parcels of land. With support from Kennebec Land Trust (KLT) members, private foundations, Maine businesses, and the Land for Maine’s Future program, KLT and the City Read More
“Last weekend two of us bushwhacked to the top of Hampshire Hill in New Sharon to this amazing beaver pond. It had at least four different levels and covered several acres.” Photo by NRCM member Sam Horine of Skowhegan, Maine Sam is a frequent photographer for our My Maine This Week feature. View more photos by Read More
“Thomas Pond in Casco is our little piece of paradise, especially in the winter. It’s a magical winter wonderland.” Photos by Karen Gannon of Durham, Connecticut and Casco, Maine Do you have beautiful photos of Maine’s landscape or wildlife to share? If so, please send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about how to Read More
“Happy Snow Day from our yard in Old Town, Maine,” writes NRCM member and frequent My Maine This Week photographer Pam Wells of Old Town. These visitors came to her yard on a recent snowy day in December. Thank you, Pam, for these fantastic photos! Do you have beautiful photos of Maine wildlife or scenic Read More
On this snowy Monday morning, we are delighted to share a photo by NRCM member Cheryl Golek of Harpswell, Maine, taken on another snowy day earlier this year. Thank you for sharing this beautiful winter photo of Harpswell, Cheryl! Do you have beautiful photos of Maine wildlife or scenic Maine landscapes to share? If so, Read More
Keep your heating bills low—check your house for places where warm air could be leaking out, these could be easily fixed with caulking and weather-stripping. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.