Category Archives: Environment

These are the 4 most pressing marine management issues in the Gulf of Maine

For people prone to the lure of the ocean and who enjoy communing with other marine-minded people, there aren’t many gatherings anywhere as engaging as the annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum in Rockport. The forum, held each year at the Samoset Resort, offers a wide variety of topical sessions for the hundreds of people who attend — fishermen […]

‘Alt’ NPS campaign spreads to federal Maine properties

What started as a few (but now-deleted) tweets from the official Twitter account of Badlands National Park has turned into a nationwide online campaign that has spread into eastern and northern Maine. Scores of “alt” — or alternative — social media accounts pegged to various federal agencies have been multiplying over the past several days in opposition […]

Birds face threats in changing Maine landscape

What is good for the goose is not always good for the gander — especially when it comes to large-scale energy projects. The ‘goose’ in this scenario is energy consumers, who show a growing interest in reducing the use of fossil fuels in meeting their electricity needs, while the ‘gander’ is birds in general, and bats. Aerial animals sometimes pay the […]