Category Archives: Hiking

Stunning doesn’t begin to describe these photos of Maine’s High Peaks

John and Cynthia Orcutt have blessed us with amazing photos in their book, Enduring Heights – The High Peaks of Maine. As Senator Angus King writes in the forward, “The vistas are so wide, the colors so subtle, the forests so deep, that the urge to see for yourself will be pretty hard to resist.” […]

This book will inspire you to get outside and write about it

The Naturalist’s Notebook will inspire you to get outside and write about it in a journal. Authors Nat Wheelwright and Bernd Heinrich even include a 5-year calendar-journal for you to use. When we purchased our camp in the North Woods in 1991, we started a journal, recording the wonderful things that happened there, including lots […]

Land Trusts complete projects in all 16 counties to benefit Maine industries

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 […]