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Sunset Canoe Tour, Aug 9
Event - Posted - Sunday, August 02, 2015 

A guided canoe tour at sunset. At Scarborough Marsh, August 9, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, $12 members/kids $10, $14 non-members/kids $12, registration required. Sponsored by Maine Audubon.
Black Island Exploration & Hike, Aug 8
Event - Posted - Saturday, August 01, 2015 

A favorite picnic and hiking destination for generations, 451-acre Black Island has pink granite bluffs, cobble beaches and a rich history. Meet at Little Island Marine, Bass Harbor, August 8, 9 am – 4 pm, $25 MCHT members, $50 non-members, lunch included, registration required. Sponsored by Maine Coast Heritage Trust.
Hidden Wildlands, Aug 8
Event - Posted - Saturday, August 01, 2015 

This special nature exploration is set in a private estate in Cape Elizabeth encompassing more than 2,000 acres of exceptional wildlife habitat. Meet at Scarborough Marsh, August 8, 8 am – 12 pm, $25 members, $50 non-members, registration required. Sponsored by Maine Audubon.
Darling Marine Center Open House, Aug 8
Event - Posted - Saturday, August 01, 2015 

To celebrate its 50th anniversary as a year-round research and educational facility, the University of Maine's Darling Marine Center in Walpole is hosting an open house, August 8, 10 am - 2 pm.
Sunset Puffin Cruise, Aug 7
Event - Posted - Friday, July 31, 2015 

An evening boat ride out of New Harbor to Eastern Egg Rock will circle the island several times for great views of puffins, terns, and other seabirds. Meet at New Harbor, August 7, 6:45 am – 8:45 pm, $35 members, $50 non-members, registration required. Sponsored by Maine Audubon.
Connecting the Dots in Toms River and Beyond, Aug 6
Event - Posted - Thursday, July 30, 2015 

Daniel Fagin, who won the Pulitzer Prize with “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation,” will tell the story of a decades-long chemical catastrophe that culminated with one of the largest environmental legal settlements in history. At Marine & Environmental Research Institute, Blue Hill, Aug 6, 6 - 7 pm.
The Goslings Boat Tour, Aug 5
Event - Posted - Wednesday, July 29, 2015 

West Gosling, East Gosling and Irony Island have been a popular stop for boaters for years, and no wonder, as their sandy beaches offer the perfect sunny picnic spot and their forests of conifers and hardwood provide midday shade. Meet at Freeport Town Wharf, August 5, 11:45 am – 2:45 pm, $25 MCHT members, $50 non-members, lunch included, registration required. Sponsored by Maine Coast Heritage Trust.
Creating a Lush Oasis in the Age of Climate Change, Aug 3
Event - Posted - Monday, July 27, 2015 

Ken Druse will talk about “The New Shade Garden: Creating a Lush Oasis in the Age of Climate Change.” At Garland Farm, Bar Harbor, Aug 3, 4 - 5:30 pm, $10 for Beatrix Farrand Society members, $20 for nonmembers. Registration required.
Androscoggin Paddle, Aug 1
Event - Posted - Saturday, July 25, 2015 

Paddle on the Androscoggin River from Gilead to Bethel. August 1, 9 am - 2 pm, $20, pre-register. Sponsored by Natural Resources Council of Maine.
Guided Bigelow Hike, Jul 31-Aug 2
Event - Posted - Friday, July 24, 2015 

Spend the day taking in the natural beauty of Western Maine. Bigelow Mountain is one of Maine’s 4000-foot peaks and while the hike is challenging, going with a guide provides information on the area as well as the comfort of hiking with a group. July 31, 8 am - 11:30 pm, Aug 1, 8 am - 11:30 pm, Aug 2, 8 am - 5 pm. Maine Huts & Trails members $187 for adults and $106 for youths; non-members $205 for adults and $115 for youths. Includes two nights of lodging, all meals and a guide for one day.
Merchant Row Tour, Jul 31
Event - Posted - Friday, July 24, 2015 

More than 50 islands lie in a stunningly beautiful archipelago between Deer Isle and Isle au Haut. MCHT owns and manages 10 island preserves in the archipelago. Spend the day touring this rich land- and sea-scape, including a stop at 48-acre Green Island for a picnic. July 31, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm, registration required, $25 MCHT members, $50 non-members, lunch included. Sponsored by Maine Coast Heritage Trust.
PPH Poll: Aroostook Wind Power
Action Alert - Sunday, July 19, 2015 

Portland Press Herald Poll: Should Maine DEP approve EDP Renewables’ application to build the East Coast’s largest wind farm in Aroostook County?
Norse Pond Nature Walk, Jul 25
Event - Posted - Saturday, July 18, 2015 

Bog Brook Cove Preserve is a 1,760 acre gem along the downeast coast. The Norse Pond Trail lets hikers cross much of the preserve’s diversity. July 25, 10 am – 1 pm, registration required. Sponsored by Maine Coast Heritage Trust.
Whitney Woodlot Walk & Talk, Jul 24
Event - Posted - Friday, July 17, 2015 

Merle Ring, the Maine Forest Service District Forester, will lead a discussion on tree identification and woodlot management. Michele Windsor, Oxford County Soil and Water Conservation District, will talk about invasive plant species found in the park and methods to control them. A representative of the Canton Park and Trail Committee will describe how the trail was developed and efforts to maintain it. At Whitney Brook Trail, Canton, July 24, 9 am.
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Opinion: Rules of the road should apply to Maine bicyclists too
Portland Press Herald - Sunday, July 26, 2015 

I am not a bicycle rider. I’m a motorcycle and vehicle rider. It seems to me that bicyclists have the road more than someone on a motorcycle or in a vehicle. If that’s the case, then I’d like to see a few things changed. I would like any bicyclists on a public road or bike path to have to pay a $50 bicycle registration fee to the local and state governments. All bicycles should have a license plate on them. ~ Leon A. Tsomides, Old Orchard Beach
Letter: Those who value nature should voice their concerns
Maine Sunday Telegram - Sunday, July 26, 2015 

You don’t need to be a Catholic or religious to be moved by Pope Francis’ encyclical letter, “On Care for Our Common Home,” in which he addresses climate change and the “ecological sins” we have committed against our earth and all its inhabitants.. You only need to be a concerned person who loves this world. I am a mother and grandmother who wants a future for the next generations. I’m a nurse who understands that health is directly affected by what we breathe, drink, consume, see and hear. And I am a nature lover who believes that the earth, sky, water and other species are all valuable parts of a larger system, a system we humans rely on for our own survival and happiness. We must speak up! ~ Elizabeth Tibbetts, Hope
EU wind power growing by leaps and bounds
Summit Voice - Saturday, July 25, 2015 

Europe is now generating about 8% of its total energy usage from wind power, according to an annual report from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre. Here’s another way to look at it: Windpower generated enough electricity to cover the combined annual consumption of Belgium, the Netherlands, Greece and Ireland. Thanks to the ever-decreasing costs of building new windpower facilities, the EU could be producing at least 12% of its annual power needs with turbines by 2020. The report confirms that wind power has been the most widely deployed form of renewable energy in the past two decades, with the global cumulative capacity growing to 370 gigawatts in 2014. Last year represented an annual record with 52.8 GW of wind turbines capacity installed worldwide, a 48% percent increase compared to 2013 and 17% over the 2012 record of 45.2GW. China alone added 23.2 GW of wind power, representing a market share of 44 percent.
Column: Guide candidates face stiffer test of skills, knowledge
Sun Journal - Saturday, July 25, 2015 

The testing procedure to become a registered Maine guide just got a little tougher. The Maine Fish and Wildlife Department ( DIF&W), recently announced that successful guide applicants will now face a new testing component: a test of hands on skills. Previously, a guide applicant had to pass a written exam and an oral exam overseen by a guide’s board. The so-called "skills component" will require applicants to demonstrate that they, indeed, have the practical knowledge in their chosen category, whether it be hunting, fishing, kayaking or whatever. The Maine guide's story officially began in 1897, when the state legislature required that all guides be licensed with the state before taking money for services rendered. That first year, close to 1,500 guides became licensed. ~ V. Paul Reynolds
Millinocket aims to join state’s ATV network with new trail
Bangor Daily News - Saturday, July 25, 2015 

The two largest networks of trails in Maine’s $250 million all-terrain vehicle industry don’t connect. That’s a sad fact, says Scott Ramsay, director of the state’s Off-Road Vehicle program at the state Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. So the first Maine town to build a trail connecting the Moosehead Lake region and areas farther west to the trail networks of Aroostook County and east of Interstate 95 could reap huge benefits, Ramsay says. The Katahdin region can make that connection, John Raymond says.
Two million cats to be shot and poisoned
George Smith's Outdoor News Blog - Saturday, July 25, 2015 

I was researching the feral cat issue in Maine when a story appeared in the Washington Post announcing that the Australian government plans to kill up to 2 million feral cats by 2020, in a last desperate attempt to save dozens of native species that face extinction because these cats are killing them. Perhaps this will be a wakeup call for Maine. Earlier this month, I read a news story on a central Maine animal shelter that noted the shelter caught feral cats, neutered them, and then “returned them to the wild.” The report said the program “has been successful.” Indeed. I wonder by whose standard that success is managed? Certainly not by our song birds!
Brunswick project will turn waste into renewable energy
Portland Press Herald - Saturday, July 25, 2015 

Dave Weyburn and his business partners are counting on the things most people flush or throw away to fuel a 1-megawatt “anaerobic digester” that their company, Village Green Ventures, is building at the Brunswick Landing business park in Brunswick. They are going to need roughly 180 tons of it each day. Once operational, the digester will offer a relatively cheap way for nearby waste-management firms, sewer districts and others to dispose of solid and liquid waste while providing power to the former naval air base, which has a goal of producing all of its own power from renewable sources. As a byproduct, the digester also will produce 40 tons a day of high-grade fertilizer.
Letter: Nuclear energy numbers
Bangor Daily News - Saturday, July 25, 2015 

Nuclear plants not only operate when they are needed but where they are needed. Without massive storage systems, growth in solar and wind systems would be limited. When talking to a Maine audience, I can endear myself with this suggestion: Dam the St. John below the confluence with the Allagash. Create a multimillion-acre lake. Now, the available hyro energy would pick up the bumps and grinds of the willy-nilly wind and solar. I thought that with all technology there was a “learning curve.” With nuclear, there must be a “forgetting curve.” Did regulation in overdrive have anything to do with this? ~ Richard C. Hill, Old Town
Letter: Aerial spraying concerns
Bangor Daily News - Saturday, July 25, 2015 

A paid announcement in the Presque Isle Star Herald on June 15 stated Irving Woodlands LLC would be conducting aerial herbicide spraying in seven towns and 24 unincorporated areas in far northern Maine Aug. 15 to Sept. 15. Spraying is supposedly intended to control competing vegetation on young pine tree plantations. I am reminded of the genocidal aerial spraying of bacteria and drugs in various parts of the U.S. that the government has been carrying out for more than 50 years and apologizes for when the public finds out. But the public here in Maine doesn’t seem to believe that anything the government allows could be so bad for them. ~ Carolyn Bailey, Caribou
Letter: Global warming is a hoax
Sun Journal - Saturday, July 25, 2015 

Man-made global warming is a political theory and not a "settled science" fact. Yet those who do not agree with that political theory are ridiculed as "global warming deniers," an old Sol Alinsky tactic to quiet and ridicule the opposition. I am skeptical of the "man-made global warming" propaganda. Yes, people can individually be better stewards of this planet and should try to limit personal consumption of everything. That is called saving money. ~ George Mathews, Auburn
Blog: Bog Trail at Quoddy Head State Park
Bangor Daily News - Friday, July 24, 2015 

The Bog Trail is part of 5 1/2 miles of hiking trails at Quoddy Head State Park. To get to the Bog Trail, you need to start on the Inland Trail. Luckily, the park is prepared for easily confused people like me and clearly marked the trailhead with an arrow and “Inland and Bog Trails” on the sign. It became immediately clear that this was not your typical hike. ~ Cherie Galyean
Group presses on with drinking water awareness campaign in Maine
Bangor Daily News - Friday, July 24, 2015 

Despite some opposition in Augusta to public funding of drinking water testing programs, a nonprofit advocacy organization is pushing ahead to try to educate the public about the importance of testing private water supplies. On Friday, three representatives of Environmental Health Strategy Center went door-to-door on Union Street, asking local residents if they’ve had their water tested for arsenic and offering to provide them with information and free testing kits. At 57 percent, Blue Hill has one of the highest rates in Maine for households with arsenic levels in their drinking water supply that exceed the federal limit of 50 micrograms per liter. Emily Postman, outreach manager for the group, said that Friday’s effort in Blue Hill is part of a pilot project to help draw attention to the issue and to build public support for testing programs.
Photographing birds turns into tug-of-war with muskrat
Aislinn Sarnacki Act Out Blog - Friday, July 24, 2015 

Yesterday to take a walk in Bangor’s Essex Woods and see if any egrets or herons had returned to the bog yet this year. I noticed a bunch of cattails swaying beside the path. Certain it was another duck, I walked up to the cattails and grabbed ahold of a few to part them and have a look. I looked down and saw a muskrat gnawing on the base of the cattail — one I was holding. We appeared to be playing tug-of-war with the cattail. Then he (or she) looked up, and upon seeing me, dropped his end of the green stalk, turned and fled through the cattails and grasses toward the water, his dark ratlike tail trailing behind him. Not meaning to rob him of his cattail, I threw it after him and said, “You can have it back!”
Jay seeks help in paying lobbying fees to address valuation drops at paper mills
Morning Sentinel - Friday, July 24, 2015 

Selectmen in Madison and Skowhegan are scheduled to consider a request from the town of Jay asking for monetary contributions toward lobbying costs related to legislation addressing tax valuation drops at paper mills. L.D. 281 proposes that the state make a one-time exception to the current education funding formula for the four communities due to recent reductions in tax value of more than 15 percent each. The bill has been carried over to the next legislative session. The Board of Selectmen in Madison voted months ago against hiring a lobbyist to promote the legislation. Officials in Skowhegan will take the request up on Tuesday. “I honestly can’t guess as to what the board’s decision will be,” said Town Manager Christine Almand.
Unity College marking 50th anniversary
Morning Sentinel - Friday, July 24, 2015 

Unity College celebrates its 50th anniversary this weekend In 1965, 10 men banded together with an idea: to start a college in the Maine town of Unity. Unity College President Stephen Mulkey said the original founders are owed a debt of gratitude for their vision. “They took an enormous risk to get this college started,” Mulkey said. The college will hold an anniversary celebration Saturday to commemorate the 50-year history of the environmental college.
Pingree, Poliquin united against bill to ban GMO labeling
Bangor Daily News - Friday, July 24, 2015 

Maine’s two congressional representatives don’t always see eye to eye but they joined forces this week against a proposed law that would ban states from requiring food manufacturers to label products that contain genetically modified organisms. U.S. Reps. Chellie Pingree, D-1st District, and Bruce Poliquin, R-2nd District, both voted against the bill, which passed in the House Thursday and would stymie Maine’s nascent GMO labeling law. The bill would block any mandatory labeling of foods that contain genetically modified ingredients, pre-empting state laws in Maine, Vermont and Connecticut, and undercutting efforts to pass similar labeling laws in other states.
Has LePage Squandered His Political Capital?
Maine Public Broadcasting Network - Friday, July 24, 2015 

Last November, when Gov. Paul LePage was re-elected by five percentage points in a three-way race, most political observers believed that he had earned political capital that he could use in the new Legislature to accomplish some of his goals. Some feel that LePage has squandered that capital, and is now going outside the Legislature in pursuit of his policy agenda. Whatever capital LePage may have collected, says University of Maine political science professor Mark Brewer, began to diminish as what had already been a poor relationship between LePage and the Legislature got worse.
Column: Legislature finally adjourns, but controversies remain
Ellsworth American - Friday, July 24, 2015 

The 127th Maine Legislature adjourned its first regular session on Thursday, July 16, but between sessions there will be plenty of action. The Governor’s office will be investigating the Land for Maine’s Future program. On the final day of the session bills attempting to resolve the stand-off between the chief executive and the Legislature over LMF bonds flew back and forth, most falling into the “endangered species” category. Though the Senate produced the necessary two-thirds vote to override the veto of Sen. Roger Katz’s bill to require a governor to issue bonds approved by the voters in most circumstances, the House fell a handful of votes short. A resolve “Directing the Governor and the Land for Maine’s Future Board To Fulfill the Will of Maine Voters and Issue Bonds Approved in 2010” passed both chambers handily, but, presuming the governor vetoes it, it will languish until next January when the Legislature takes it up as an override question.
Maine beauty contestant responds to shark-tagging criticism
Portland Press Herald - Friday, July 24, 2015 

A Maine beauty pageant contestant, Marisa Butler, a 21-year-old from Standish, who has drawn criticism for her shark-tagging hobby defended herself Friday, saying the activity is useful for research and suggesting the media attention is evidence of continuing double standards for women. But one Maine-based shark expert echoed concerns that tagging sharks on the beach could harm the animals. And the federal agency that sponsors the tagging program advises participating anglers to “avoid dragging the fish on dry sand or on a boat deck” and to take special care handling sharks, which, despite their ferocious reputation, are actually quite sensitive to injuries.
Developer working with UMaine to produce natural drinking straws
Bangor Daily News - Friday, July 24, 2015 

The field located beside the Irving convenience store on Stillwater Avenue contains a variety of grains that were planted and are being analyzed by the University of Maine’s sustainable agriculture program. The goal of the program is to study the winter rye, red fife wheat, triticale — a cross between wheat and rye — and other grains in order to increase local, organic bread-grain production, Ellen Mallory, who heads the program, said recently while walking through the grain field. The research also will help Bangor native Alex Bennett, who is developing a drinking straw made from the stalks of the grain plants he calls Straw Straws. He is selling straws grown and harvested in Germany and is preparing for his first Maine harvest.
Admiral Peary’s Eagle Island home to become national landmark
Associated Press - Friday, July 24, 2015 

Maine officials and residents will gather near the island home of explorer Adm. Robert Peary to celebrate the island’s elevation to National Historic Landmark status. The state is holding a celebration at the Eagle Island State Historic Site in Casco Bay on Saturday at noon. Maine senators announced in September that the site was among nine joining more than 2,500 national historical landmarks nationwide. The island is part of the town of Harpswell and was the longtime home of Peary, who spent 23 years exploring the North Pole and coast of Greenland.
Culinary tourism: More than half of Maine’s visitors came to eat or drink
Associated Press - Thursday, July 23, 2015 

Culinary tourists are pushing growth in foreign tourism to the United States, which is transforming its image as a fast-food mecca to a land of regional tastes and dishes, said officials visiting the Expo 2015 world’s fair focusing on food this week. Culinary tourism already appears to be strong in Maine, according to a 2014 Maine Office of Tourism. According to the report, 58 percent of the tourists who came to Maine last year and stayed overnight identified culinary or beverage interests as their reason for coming. Overall, there were 17.3 million overnight visitors in 2014 versus 16.6 million in 2013.
Could Maine make shoes out of ocean waste?
Bangor Daily News - Thursday, July 23, 2015 

The world produces a lot of trash that ends up in the ocean — especially plastic. It’s enough to place five grocery bags full of plastic trash on every foot of every single country’s coastline. Maine is no exception. Could that trash be recycled into something useful? Recently, Adidas created a shoe prototype made entirely of trash. The shoe’s yarns and filaments came from ocean waste and illegal deep-sea fishing nets. Adidas said it plans to release more products made from recycled waste material later this year. The shoes aren’t for sale now; they are only a prototype. But there’s plenty of plastic ocean waste — even off Maine’s coast — to make more.
Maine taps new lead biologist for lobster monitoring program
Associated Press - Thursday, July 23, 2015 

Maine is promoting the coordinator of its lobster monitoring programs to the role of lead lobster biologist for the state. Kathleen Reardon has coordinated the state Department of Marine Resources’ lobster monitoring programs for the past 10 years. She is succeeding Carl Wilson as lead lobster biologist. Wilson became director of the Marine Resource Department’s science bureau in February. Reardon will direct and coordinate a comprehensive lobster monitoring program.
Canoe nationals a family affair for Bangor paddlers
Bangor Daily News - Thursday, July 23, 2015 

The Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta isn’t just a national championship. For many this is a family affair. They travel together and paddle together. This year, it’s Old Town, Maine.
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