All posts by George Smith

George Smith

About George Smith

George stepped down at the end of 2010 after 18 years as the executive director of the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine to write full time. He writes a weekly editorial page column in the Kennebec Journal and Waterville Morning Sentinel, a weekly travel column in those same newspapers (with his wife Linda), monthly columns in The Maine Sportsman magazine, two outdoor news blogs (one on his website, georgesmithmaine.com, and one on the website of the Bangor Daily News), and special columns for many publications and newsletters. Islandport Press published a book of George's favorite columns, "A Life Lived Outdoors" in 2014. In 2014, George also won a Maine Press Association award for writing the state's bet sports blog. In 2016, Down East Books published George's book, Maine Sporting Camps, and Islandport Press published George and his wife Linda's travel book, Take It From ME, about their favorite Maine inns and restaurants.

Lots of Interesting LandCAN projects

The Land Conservation Assistance Network is an amazing organization, headquartered in Maine, but doing projects all over the country. Here’s the first paragraph in their recent annual report Over the past 18 years, thousands of individuals and businesses have visited our websites to find around 42,000 resources that help them make the best decisions about […]

Two Birds In A Box

Linda and I have been avid birders for about 20 years and I wish we’d started way before that because birding adds a lot to all of your trips. And we have great bird habitat at our house. We’ve enjoyed seeing new birds from Texas to Italy, and the exotic birds we saw in Costa […]