Monthly Archives: May 2014

Spruce Budworm threatens Maine deer yards and more

Spruce Budworm threatens Maine deer yards and more While Maine has not achieved its goals for protecting deer yards, that might not matter if and when the spruce budworm gets here. The budworm could destroy the state’s deer yards on both private and public lands. Doug Denico, Director of the Maine Forest Service, told a […]

This old Maine woman is a great storyteller

This is a Maine you may remember. It is surely a Maine you will want to know. Glenna Johnson Smith’s book, Old Maine Woman, published in 2010 by Islandport Press, features “stories from the coast to the county.” And oh, what stories! Growing up in the 1920s and 30s in rural Hancock County. Living on […]

Experts report on Lyme disease and deer ticks

Since posting two columns about Lyme disease and deer ticks recently, I have appreciated all the information that readers have shared with me. These two places give you a ton of historical and current information. Check them out now and keep them handy. http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/vector-borne/lyme/ http://www.kennebunkmaine.us/DocumentCenter/View/2081