Thank landowners on September 15

Landowner Appreciation Day is scheduled for September 15. And I encourage you that day to thank the private landowners who allow you to enjoy their land. Private landowners do a lot for us, from providing ATV and snowmobile trails and places to hunt and access favorite fishing spots to the opportunity to hike and pick […]

Kate Flora’s new novel is fantastic

I love Kate Flora’s novels, especially those featuring Portland policeman Joe Burgess. This year Kate’s sixth Joe Burgess novel was published, titled A Child Shall Lead Them. And as is typical for Kate’s novels, I was hooked on the first page where Joe gets a phone call “that almost stopped his heart.” Well, my heart […]

Maine Forest Society does lots of great things

My friend Karin Tilberg and I have a lot in common. Karin is executive director of the Forest Society of Maine. We both recognize Maine’s incredible forest resource for its economic contributions, recreational opportunities, history, and beauty/spiritual solace.  We have worked together over the years to find pathways to bring meaningful conservation to Maine’s great […]