Category Archives: Maine

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 […]

20 Individuals and Organizations Form New Conservation Group

A new and impressive conservation group has been organized “to shape the next generation of Maine land conservation.” The group is cochaired by David Trahan of the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine and Tim Glidden of Maine Coast Heritage Trust. “Despite the many conservation successes realized in recent years, traditional public access to the outdoors continues […]

Did a deer hunter kill this island woman?

It’s great to see that Maine novelist Paul Doiron has become nationally popular. Paul’s novels feature Maine game warden Mike Bowditch and his new novel, Stay Hidden, published by Minotaur books, is set on an isolated Maine island. Having spent time on a few remote Maine islands, I can tell you that Paul really captured […]

Terry Hayes makes lots of commitments on environmental and conservation issues

Terry Hayes is an independent candidate for governor. Today I am sharing her comprehensive responses to a lengthy survey by Maine Audubon. On June 27 I posted the survey responses from Alan Caron, another independent candidate for governor. Neither the Republican nor the Democratic nominees completed the survey, but I am urging them to do […]

Alan Caron makes strong commitments on key environmental and conservation issues

The two independent candidates for governor completed an extensive candidate survey by Maine Audubon, with some great responses, commitments, and plans. Today I am sharing Alan Caron’s responses. On June 29 I will share the responses of Terry Hughes. While neither the Republican or the Democratic nominees answered the survey, I am encouraging them to […]