Tag Archives: nature

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Don Dunbar doesn’t shy away from grand photos. He once shot the East Quoddy Lighthouse on Campobello Island when the thermostat read 36 degrees below […]

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For several months in the summer, puffins —nicknamed the clowns of the sea — entertain whale watchers.

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Pine and spruce trees towered above the trail strewn with pine needles. Clover and mossy banks flanked the winding path where birds’ melodic songs echoed […]

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Amelia Poole uses the process known as eco-printing to make one-of-a-kind scarves, quilts, notecards and garments.

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East Blue Hill art educator and children’s book illustrator Rebekah Raye joined Birdsacre President and owl handler Grayson Richmond to create a learning experience full of creativity.

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Driving north on Route 1A from Ellsworth, most motorists are intent on a mission. Tourists may be headed to Acadia National Park while locals may […]

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When the kids get restless at the Bangor Mall and you’re ready to escape the hustle and bustle, take time out in the nearby Rolland […]

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The Mount Desert Oceanarium, which highlights coastal marine life and habitat, is like a combined science class and petting zoo.

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Soulful flute music and sultry vocals from the ensemble Shades of Blue blended with the sound of running water in the golden evening light one […]

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Great Pond Mountain Wildlands hike
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Acadia National Park may be the most well known area for outdoor recreation in Hancock County, but it’s certainly not the only destination with memorable […]

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College of the Atlantic President Darron Collins
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What better way to spend a glorious summer morning than hiking in Acadia National Park with Darron Collins leading the way on the Beachcroft Trail […]

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Frank E. Woodworth Preserve
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If you like hikes with a little mystery, you’ll enjoy the trail at the new Frank E. Woodworth Preserve on Ripley Neck in the Washington […]

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Getting the hang of paddling a sea kayak, veteran guide Rich McDonald says, can make one feel like a different animal altogether. “Your legs are […]

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A long, dirt road winds through the middle of the Holbrook Island Sanctuary in Brooksville with trailheads intermittently marked on either side. Near the end, […]

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“I’ll drop the anchor, you get the boat,” Captain Toby Stephenson instructs his deckhand Matt Messina in the stern. Messina, 20, calls for three people […]

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