Category Archives: Outdoor Recreation

University of Maine launches exciting outdoor leadership program

The University of Maine is launching a very exciting and timely outdoor leadership program to “help us secure Maine’s rich heritage of outdoor recreation and empower the next generation of outdoor leaders and ecotourism businesses.” This is a fantastic idea and a good match for our State University. Phase 1 of the program will be […]

Issues from turkeys and moose to ATVs scheduled for hearings

Issues including turkeys, moose, deer, and bears, to landowner relations, ATVs, and invasive aquatic species will be heard on February 11 and 13 by the legislature’s Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. You can get the details of these bills on the legislature’s website. Here’s the hearing schedule. Monday, February 11, 9 am LD 275, […]

Great Opportunity for Kids to Write Their Outdoor Stories

The Maine Sportsman is offering a great opportunity for kids to write their outdoor stories and I hope you’ll encourage kids to do this. Here’s the announcement from Will Lund, TMS Editor. “The February issue of The Maine Sportsman will include a notice announcing our first annual youth writing contest. I have narrowed the subject […]

Great interview with former DIFW Commissioner Chandler Woodcock

Scott Milewski of Augusta has started a great website with podcasts of interviews with Mainers throughout the state. Scott spent several hours at my house for one of his first podcasts. It was really more of a conversation that I thoroughly enjoyed. I really like Scott’s focus on family stories, as he dives into each […]

ATV, snowmobile, and watercraft legislation

Here’s the titles and sponsors of legislation on ATVs, snowmobiles, and watercraft. ATVS Pres. Troy Jackson of Aroostook – Title: An Act To Allow All-terrain Vehicles To Be Used on a Public Way Rep. Thomas Skolfield of Weld – Title: An Act Regarding All-terrain Vehicle Registration Fees Rep. Danny Martin of Sinclair – Title: An […]