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Six ‘Brookie’ winners named

Six young changemakers from across Maine were honored with the latest round of Brookie Awards by the Natural Resources Council of Maine for their leadership and effectiveness tackling a wide range of environmental issues. The diverse group includes college and high school student activists and scientists, ranging in age from… SEE MORE
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Ticks surviving cold, UMaine research finds

Winter cold may not be what’s keeping ticks from spreading north in Maine, a new University of Maine study finds. The research shows that blacklegged tick nymphs are able to survive inhospitably cold winter temperatures with insulation from leaf litter and snowpack, which may lead to an expansion of their… SEE MORE