Jensen Bissell manages Maine’s Baxter State Park, 210,000 acres of the most dramatic peaks, prettiest ponds, and finest trails east of the Rockies. Lately, he spends a lot of his time trying to keep people out of it. (Or does he?)
Three decades ago, Maine’s loon population was in freefall. Now the birds are doing so well that we’re about to start exporting them.
A young family of tenderfoots finds a gentle introduction to the North Woods at a cozy backcountry lodge.
Peonies have brightened June at Gilsland Farm for nearly 100 years. Maine Audubon’s peony garden will be at its peak mid-month.
Maine has spent decades trying to do right by the endangered Atlantic salmon. So how come our salmon runs are still paltry? The answer: it’s complicated.
Sometimes the only way to explain the allure of nature is to talk dollars and cents.
In which we muckrake about the season that turns our world into mush.
A fly-tying obsession helps ease the long transition from winter into spring.
The East Coast’s only national park boasts some of the country’s best Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, and sightseeing.
Andy Shepard of the newly rebooted Maine Winter Sports Center talks about keeping Maine’s outdoor heritage alive — one youth at a time.
When it comes to preserving Maine’s open spaces, a new report says quality should trump quantity. Click here to listen to Maine Public Broadcasting…
When you’re up at dawn to hunt sea ducks in winter, you can count on having the water to yourself.