Category Archives: Environmental Issues

Art to save the planet

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What a wonderful idea – creating and using art to educate and motivate people to address climate changes and save the planet. Laurie Sproul and Jean Ann Pollard have teamed up on a worthy and imaginative art show that is now traveling the state. Titled Love it or Lose It, the artists hope their creative […]

Sportsman’s Alliance tells Governor: Stop Playing Politics

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“If Governor LePage does not release the 2010 voter-approved Land for Maine’s Future bonds this June, he will be intentionally and single-handedly undermining targeted investments in local economies across Maine.” That was the statement of Tim Glidden, President of Maine Coast Heritage Trust, in a June 11 press release from the Land for Maine’s Future […]

The Outhouse Gotta Gogo

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It’s gonna be out with the outhouse and in with the new – well – the new outhouse. But the new outhouse is going to be elegant as well as comfortable, much better for the environment, and a whole lot easier to get to and to use. When you gotta go, you gotta go. For […]

Forest Director speaks out on forest harvesting and recreation issues

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Doug Denico is a long-time friend of mine. You need to know that before proceeding to read this outdoor news column. Doug, the Director of the Bureau of Forestry at Maine’s Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry, has been under fire lately, mostly because of Governor Paul LePage’s decision to hold up funding for Land […]