Bob Mercer has written a wonderful column about teaching his grandchildren to fish and enjoy other outdoor advetures. I will share his story with you today. I really enjoyed this Bob’s story and have had similar experiences with my grandchildren, particularly up at our camp on Sourdnahunk Lake on the west side of Baxter Park. […]
If you love Maine, and who doesn’t, then you will love Maine Life in a Day, published by Down East Books. Susan Conley did a superb job of pulling together many wonderful photographs that will entertain and inspire you. Susan grew up in Woolwich, Maine in the 1970s and offers a great story about that […]
Brian Deese knows climate change, conservation, and energy policies. I found his recent speech in Portland to be fascinating. The event was sponsored by Maine Conservation Voters, and is the place I received the Harrison Richardson Environmental Leadership Award. It was a big crowd, nearly 500 people, and Brian was the keynote speaker. Brian […]
In addition to writing a variety of regular columns for Maine newspapers, websites, and newsletters, I’ve written four books. They would make great Christmas gifts. A Life Lived Outdoors A Life Lived Outdoors, was published by Islandport Press in 2014. Most of the columns and stories in the book were written for the editorial pages […]
Lloyd Irland of Wayne writes great articles on lots of interesting subjects, from the forest to conservation lands. And his recent power point presentation on the history of conservation in Maine has to be one of his best ever. You can access this here.