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Bristol Mills Introduces a New Fish Ladder
Fish ladders are nothing new. They’ve been around for centuries. And they all serve the same purpose - to get migrating fish over it and around a barrier. These fish are on their way to spawn, ensuring their survival.
Around Maine there are several examples of these architectural marv…
Watch Out For Black Bears!
Did you know that the State of Maine has the highest population of black bears in the contiguous U.S. and this is the time of year when they are very active mostly due to that rumbly in the tumbly. They will be active all summer into to fall but right now in the early spring the natural foods bears …
Check Out Bald Rock Mountain Trail In Lincolnville
One of the thing I really like about this time of year is you can get outside and enjoy some pretty robust exercise before it gets too hot, and not have to deal with many insects, now if someone would pass that info on to the ticks we would truly be golden...
Check Out This Unique Sculpture Preserve In Cushing Maine
If you happen to be driving through Cushing, Maine you may notice an unusual sight. There’s actually a Trojan horse on the side of the road. A very large Trojan horse. Welcome to the Langlais Sculpture Preserve.
You can see the Trojan horse along with many other larger than life sculp…
Maine Wildlife Park Opening Date Announced
One of the rights of passage here in Maine when it comes to spring is the opening of the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray. According to WGME-TV, the park is slated to open for the season in two weeks on April 15th.
If you've been to the Maine Wildlife Park before you know that they do a wonderful job…
Do You Support New Bill To Allow Sunday Hunting?
Did you know that only Maine and Massachusetts ban hunting on Sundays. It all goes back to those blue laws that many hold onto tightly, and others feel are old and outdated and need to be changed.
Of course there has been several attempts to repeal the "no hunting on Sundays" laws t…
How To Make Your Own Maple Syrup - Part 1
 
Tis the season the begin the process in harvesting that amber gold, otherwise known as maple syrup.
I used to tap for maple syrup almost every year but for the past five seasons I have taken a break. It's not as terrible as it sounds, we only finished the last of our syrup last year but there was ju…
Learn How To Stop Invasive Species In Maine
The State of Maine has announced that February 22-26th is "National Invasive Species Awareness Week" with a staunch focus on stopping the growth of invasive species in Maine.
The theme for the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is "Together, we can d…
Pine Tree Camp Opening Its Doors For Winter Activities
For 76 summers, Pine Tree Camp in Rome has been the place Maine people with disabilities return to experience a summer camp filled with traditional Maine outdoor activities.
Now, according to the Portland Press Herald, for the first time ever, this winter folks can experience Pine Tree Camp like they…
Free Family Outdoor Adventures - U-Maine Cooperative
Hey, if you are looking for a great reason to get outside with your family plus learn some very useful skills the University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is kicking off a new monthly outdoor educational series for families with kids, that range from ages 7 to 18...
More Dunkin' Brews, More Caffeine, And A Mood Quiz
With the new year knocking on our door we could all use a little extra of a lot of things, extra encouragement, extra energy, and extra excitement.
Well, that's where Dunkin' comes in....you see they are now brewing "Extra Charged Coffee" which is packi…
Reason To Smile - Maine Warden Service K-9's To Retire
Our "Reason To Smile" today introduced us to Morgan the black lab who will be retiring from the Maine Wardens Service.
Morgan is in her final month of a nine-year career serving the state of Maine. Morgan began her career in 2011 as a search and rescue K9 in western Maine with Game …
See The Stunning Maine Sunrises Our Listeners Shared With Us
If you live in Maine or have even taken a trip here to visit, you know our sunrises are some of the best. Today is no exception. We asked our listeners to take a few minutes out of their days and share their gorgeous morning views with us.
Check them out below and prepare to be blown away because the…
Winter Trail Ride Helps Take The Edge Off
I have mentioned several times I like dogs and tolerate cats. I have not mentioned we also have a horse in the family. My daughter owns a horse called Candy and it’s safe to say my wife loves horses as well. And while our own barn is currently lacking a horse I did get the opportunit…

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