Category Archives: Maine

Becoming an Outdoors Woman weekend scheduled for October

   The 2018 Becoming an Outdoors Woman Introductory Skills Weekend is slated for October 5-7, 2018 at the University of Maine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Bryant Pond and registration is now open!  You can learn more and register here: https://extension.umaine.edu/bryantpond/adult-programs/becoming-an-outdoors-woman/bow-introductory-skills-weekend/ The Becoming an Outdoors Woman program offers workshops for women 18 and older […]

Lots of partridge and rabbits killed

  Lots of partridge and rabbits were killed in Maine in 1955. Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife sent a questionnaire to all hunters in order to collect game harvest information. Here’s what they found. Deer   35,315 Partridge  185,690 Rabbit   193,525 Woodcock   22,660 Waterfowl   76,180 Gray Squirrel   27,940 Fox   27,940                                                                                                                  Raccoon   31,290 Bear   2,275 […]

Information on handicapped-accessible trails, restaurants, inns, and more

  As my legs weaken, due to ALS, I’ve been researching accessible outdoor places, trails, Information on accessible trails, inns, restaurants, and inns. I’m surprised there is no central location where we can access this information. Here is some of the information I’ve found so far, all of it available online.  Maine’s state parks are very […]

Fish and Wildlife Department Critical of CMP Plan

Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has stepped up big time to criticize Central Maine Power’s proposal to construct a massive new transmission line through Maine to move electricity from Quebec to Massachusetts. The good people of New Hampshire rejected CMP’s proposal, so they’ve moved it to Maine. “Clear and compelling information is necessary […]

It’s time to get your Passport to Maine’s Outdoors

Building off the 30th anniversary of the Land For Maine’s Future program, the conservation community and LL Bean are encouraging more Mainers to spend lots of time outdoors. The project is called the Passport to Maine’s Outdoors and features 36 recommended destinations, divided into six geographic regions of the state. Participants can choose to visit […]