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Catch and Release in Maine

My friend Ken gets it. Maine needs to understand that catch-and-release isn't just a YUPPY notion from Taxachusetts. With all the logging roads permitting easy access to ponds we used to hike into for half a morning wild brook trout can't stand even

What You Can See on March 18

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. The Vulture Test Poets commonly celebrate the first robin and bluebird of the

WHY?

Why is St. Patrick a hero for driving all the snakes out of Ireland? I'd call him an ecological saboteur who should be burned in effigy.

What You Can See on March 17

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. Dancing Gig The first whirligigs of spring, splattered like purple ink over

Environmentalists vs. Native Trout

Environmentalists vs. Native Trout Sometimes the good guys are part of the problem…By TED WILLIAMS Having been an environmental activist for most of my life and having worked for and with national environmental organizations for 30 years, it grieves me to

What You Can See on March 16

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. Teddy Bears' Picnic Black-bear cubs -- as many as four to a litter and