Legislative Committee likes New Brook Trout Protection Plan

DIF&W recently presented their plan to expand protection of our native brook trout to members of the legislature’s Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee. Today I want to share with you the reaction of committee members. This all began with a bill I submitted in the last legislative session to expand protection to the tributaries to […]

I’ve suffered horrendous travel trocities

Linda and I have enjoyed lots of amazing trips, and usually traveled with little difficulty. But occasionally, we suffered what I called travel trocities, always caused by our airlines. I’ve decided to share some of those stories with you, for your entertainment. Here’s one about our last trip to Italy in 2016.  Getting to Italy […]

Great (almost true) Maine stories

Brian Daniels is a talented guy who loves the outdoors and writes everything from columns and novels to songs. I really enjoyed his first novel, Luke’s Dream, so of course I looked forward to his new book, It Seemed Like A Compliment To Me, published by Islandport Press. While the book is supposed to be […]

Congratulations to these environmental champions

Maine is blessed with many environmental leaders, and it’s nice when they are recognized. The Natural Resources Council of Maine recently honored wonderful folks from Falmouth, Georgetown, Walpole, and Brunswick. Here’s the NRCM’s announcement. Augusta, ME – The Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) has named its 2018 Conservation Leadership Award winners. The award recipients […]