After reading D.B. McCrea’s first book about his adventures as a South Dakota game warden, I couldn’t wait to read his second book, and it is also a keeper. In book #2, The Forgotten Lawmen 2, McCrea has moved to the Sioux Falls area, the fastest growing section of South Dakota, and a place filled […]
Apparently retired game warden/sheriff John Ford is never going to run out of stories. His third book, Deer Diaries, published by North Country Press, includes a hilarious tale (and I use the word tale deliberately) about the time he was wrestling a lawbreaker to the ground in the middle of a busy Gardiner intersection when […]
Maine has the smallest percentage of public land of all the states on the East Coast. The highest percentage is in Florida, 25.2%, and the lowest percentage is in Maine, 6.5%. Even Massachusetts, at 10%, has a higher percentage of public land than does Maine. New Hampshire has 17.1%, impressive. So we are very lucky […]
I’ll bet you didn’t know that land trusts are doing this much for you.
It always irritates me when someone viciously and unfairly attacks our hunting, fishing, and trapping heritage. That heritage is so important to me, and defined my working life. Today, in my editorial page column in the Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel, I defend our outdoor heritage against unfair attacks by a new Portland-based group. You […]