Category Archives: Conservation

Brian Deese tells it like it is on climate change and energy

                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 […]

These books would be great Christmas gifts

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 […]

Time to tell Soil Conservation Districts what you want from them

Maine’s sixteen Soil & Water Conservation Districts are seeking public input on local priorities for federal conservation funding. Districts are convening meetings of Local Working Groups, which provide input to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service on local natural resource priorities and criteria for conservation activities and programs. More information on the work of the […]