News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Portland has essentially outlawed plastic bags and there seems to be no sign of civilization falling apart there.
“This is like the grocery store charging you a fee for tomatoes you grow in your garden. It’s just wrong.”
Three decades ago, non-native invasive plants causing havoc in Maine’s wild and cultivated landscapes was rarely discussed, but times have changed.
A day-long conference devoted to beaches on the coast of Maine, in July, might seem like, well, a day at the beach. In fact, beaches here are at the center of threats and debates.
The Fourth of July holiday brought lots of visitors to Acadia National Park. That meant traffic congestion, a situation that continues to be serious not only on holidays but throughout the summer...
I began traveling the roads on the western side I hadn’t been down just to see if I could catch the sunset from a new angle.
There is a new player on the block, fouling the coast, the Gulf of Maine, and the wild things within.
Tides ranges from the local to the oceanic, from the personal to the universal, from deep history to contemporary engineering…
Good news about striped bass, salmon