The Naturalist’s Notebook will inspire you to get outside and write about it in a journal. Authors Nat Wheelwright and Bernd Heinrich even include a 5-year calendar-journal for you to use. When we purchased our camp in the North Woods in 1991, we started a journal, recording the wonderful things that happened there, including lots […]
Maine has the smallest percentage of public land of all the states on the East Coast. The highest percentage is in Florida, 25.2%, and the lowest percentage is in Maine, 6.5%. Even Massachusetts, at 10%, has a higher percentage of public land than does Maine. New Hampshire has 17.1%, impressive. So we are very lucky […]
I’ll bet you didn’t know that land trusts are doing this much for you.
Great news! An interpretive map is now available for the loop road on our new National Monument. The map is the first gift to the Monument from the group, Friends of Katahdin Woods and Waters, a nonprofit founded in January to raise private funds for the Monument. “Though not yet a year old, the organization […]
Four-year-old Derek Wilson knew just what he wanted for his Make-A- Wish request: a Ninja Turtle lair. Make-A-Wish Maine is dedicated to granting wishes for children with serious, life-threatening illnesses. Derek was diagnosed with leukemia in 2014 and has been in treatment ever since. Make-A-Wish’s Senior Program Director Kate Vickery knew just who to turn […]
Get yourself down to Boothbay Harbor now, to enjoy the spectacular flowers in the Botanical Gardens. Linda and I attended a great Maine authors event recently at the Boothbay Harbor rail museum, then spent the afternoon at the Botanical Gardens, including a wonderful lunch at one of their outside tables […]