Category Archives: Maine

DIFW Wants Your Thoughts on New Furbearers Plan

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife wants to hear from you about their new management plan for furbearers including fox, raccoon, beaver, and lots more, including skunks. Here’s what this is all about: The meetings and online forum are part of a larger study designed to assess priorities for furbearer management, including the issues […]

Interesting stories about railroads

High Green by Herbert Cleaves, published by North Country Press, is a very interesting story about an Irish-American’s love for and experiences with a railroad in northern Maine. It’s a work of historical fiction, but it sure does seem like a true story. John Hanahan’s dad owned the railroad, but John’s plan to drive trains […]

John Holyoke’s book of stories will bring back your own great memories

John Holyoke did a great job of choosing some of his best columns and stories for his book Evergreens, published by Islandport Press. John has been the outdoor columnist and reporter for the Bangor Daily News for 18 years and had lots of stories to choose from. One thing I really enjoyed about his book […]

A great Maine get-away

            The Samoset Resort in Rockport is a fantastic place to enjoy Maine’s beautiful coast. Almost every room has a stunning view of the ocean. And their Italian restaurant is superb. They host lots of events including weddings.             On a recent Monday morning I had three medical appointments in Rockport, so Linda and I […]