Congratulations to these environmental champions

Maine is blessed with many environmental leaders, and it’s nice when they are recognized. The Natural Resources Council of Maine recently honored wonderful folks from Falmouth, Georgetown, Walpole, and Brunswick. Here’s the NRCM’s announcement. Augusta, ME – The Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) has named its 2018 Conservation Leadership Award winners. The award recipients […]

Has Maine conserved enough land?

            A new task force of 20 diverse groups and individuals is now working on a new conservation plan for Maine. And it’s time for you to let them know your thoughts about this.             Today I’m going to share with you questions they have posed, hoping you will join me in submitting your responses […]

Moose Turd Art Takes Off

Mary Wichenbach’s moose turd art is flowing faster than… well, faster then moose poop. The headline for Deidre Fleming’s article in the Kennebec Journal grabbed my attention: Moose turd artist pooped. Winchenbach lives in Somerville and her moose turd business has taken off since a video of her at the Common Ground Fair went viral, […]

DIFW expanding protection of native brook trout and charr

The Department of Inland Fisheries and wildlife stepped up big time to expand protection of our native brook trout and Arctic charr. Recently, they went public with their proposal and I want to share it with you today. This all began with a bill I submitted in the last legislative session to expand protection to […]