Island Journal 2017, Volume 33, offers insights into island and coastal life through personal profiles and stories, fiction and poetry, and stunning photography and art. This issue includes the series "Making It Here," where islanders share stories of overcoming the challenges of remoteness, as well as articles on the uniqueness of island golf courses, VHF radios on Matinicus, "light painting" to unite island communities with art, maritime myths, and more.
The cruise ship industry’s growing interest in visiting Maine’s harbor towns is being hailed as opportunity by some, and branded as threat by others. While communities like Bar Harbor and Rockland are debating...
The Maine Island Trail Association marks its 30th anniversary this month, and I believe it is important to look back at our roots and the organization that once spawned and still inspires us—the Island Institute.
The Island Institute held its 8th annual Island Energy Conference in South Portland on May 4. This year’s theme, “Resilient Together,” highlighted what islanders are doing to increase the resilience of their energy systems and communities.