A Maine family, the Nelsons of Bath, have been impacted by Lyme disease and multiple co-infections, and have become strong advocates for themselves and others. They spent a lot of time searching for resources with up-to-date information. Daughter Elizabeth researched, vetted, and compiled a lengthy list of websites, books, and educational opportunities that the family […]
Pamela Moulton has created a fascinating experience using her beautiful art to explore our beautiful – and not so beautiful – emotions. After working on the art and presentation for a couple of years, Pam launched her project on May 17 at the Ogunquit Museum of Modern Art. Linda and I were in Ogunquit for […]
I paid $10/hour to hunt turkeys this year. Linda and I were enjoying a birding adventure in Arizona for the first two weeks of Maine’s spring turkey season, so I missed that. And my schedule was very busy when we returned. But I did get my 10-year-old grandson, Vishal, out turkey hunting on May 17, […]
I found this column in the latest edition of the Working Waterfront newsletter, published by Island Institute in Rockland. There’s a lot of good and important information about Lyme Disease and other diseases caused by deer ticks in this article, so I want to share it with you. You can read the article here.
Lyme and other diseases caused by deer ticks provoked a lengthy discussion at the last meeting of the Big Game Steering Committee, a group that is working with the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to create new 15-year management plans for deer, moose, bear, and turkeys. Tom Doak, the director of the Maine Woodland […]
In the 1990s, I helped officials on Monhegan get a permit to eliminate deer from the island where residents suffered the highest proportion of Lyme disease in the state. And once the deer were gone, so too was Lyme disease. This story appeared in the 2004 media guide, titled Why Maine Needs Hunters, produced by […]