News of Maine's Coast and Islands
In Maine, April is a flirt, flashing a warm, beckoning smile one day, and spitting snow the next.
We found a huge, gorgeous oak tree in a grassy clearing on the west end of the island and set up our tents under it.
Megan Grumbling’s Booker’s Point is a remarkable homage in verse to one Bernard A. Booker, 1922-2008, the “unofficial mayor of Ell Pond, Maine, and finder of gold in quartz.”
The overall value of rockweed, after it's been processed into retail products, is around $20 million per year…
“The last several surveys have been very disappointing, with below average recruitment.”
—Maggie Hunter of DMR
Heather Deese, Ph.D.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.
Some sources describe this walk as a dance, but I think it looks more like the bird is imitating a “low rider” car…
Kelp spores are introduced to a beaker or aquarium. String is then wrapped around a section of PVC pipe and the pipe is immersed in the water with the spores. The spores attach to the twine, and when they reach a certain size...
The July 21, 1875 Daily Kennebec Journal reported that 65 sturgeon was the largest haul in one night.
A survey aimed at residents of Maine’s 15 unbridged, year-round island communities reveals deep concern about ticks and the diseases they carry, such as Lyme disease.