What You Can See on April 29

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. White Reprise As the last patches of snow shrink under a high, lingering sun,

Feds Cracking Down on Off-Highway Vehicles

From: . I'm a volunteer at the Public Lands Center in Durango and we had our annual orientation meeting yesterday. There

Something Radical--a Good Fishing Show

Don't miss this. It should be excellent. Featured are my pals Amanda Switzer and Brendan McCarthy -- two very smart, very well spoken, very competent Montauk guides. Should be a wonderful break from blood-stained tuna/wahoo gaffers, pro athletes who can't

Lessons from a land deal that almost got away

Lessons from a land deal that almost got away Copyright © 2006 Blethen Maine Newspapers Inc. Gov. John E. Baldacci put his signature yesterday on legislation that will enable a hard-fought conservation deal to move ahead. The deal protects the lands surrounding

A Maine Sportsman Speaks Out on Plum Creek

Well, here's a Downeast sportsman who doesn't think Plum Creek's suburbanization of the Northern Forest is a "sugar plum" for hunters and anglers. His name is Jon Lund, former attorney general for the State of Maine and publisher

Plum Creek Media Blitz Called "Insult to People of Maine"

ENVIRONEWS From Maine's Leading Environmental Voice The Natural Resources Council of Maine For Immediate Release: April 7, 2006 Contact: Pete Didisheim 207-622-3101, ext. 213; Judy Berk 207-338-6690 NRCM CRITICIZES PLUM CREEK PUBLIC RELATIONS BLITZ Calls

Maine Sportsmen vs. the Northern Forest

There is an element of sportsmen committed to access at ANY cost, and maybe that's giving them more credit than they deserve. The 14,000-member Sportsman's Alliance of Maine (SAM), for example, is whooping it up for the biggest development ever proposed

Bob Mallard on Splake

Thanks to my friend and spy Sal, who monitors websites around the nation for me. This piece by Bob Mallard generated the response from the Maine biologist that Sal sent me yesterday. Mallard makes some fine points. Is the size of a fish the same as the quality