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8 Must-see Maine Gardens

By Lynn Ascrizzi SWEET-SCENTED AZALEAS, bee balm, roses, and phlox. Moss-lined pathways meandering amid green light and shadows. Reflecting pools,…

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Waterfall Hikes

By Carey Kish JUST AS WE are drawn to the alpine heights of Maine’s windswept mountaintops or the seemingly endless…

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Railcyclers: a family outing with a twist

Here’s a way to enjoy a scenic bike ride, without the bike: the newly re-opened RailCyclers provides foot-pedaled, open-air “railcycle”…

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Return to nature: outdoor living spaces that restore natural habitat

By Lynn Ascrizzi IT’S GREAT THAT we’re building and upgrading our homes to reduce energy costs and the needless waste…

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10 short hikes with big views

by Carey Kish A wealth of Maine mountaintops not too far from home offer panoramic vistas with minimal trail mileage…

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Building the buzz: creating bee-friendly gardens & landscapes

Avery Yale-Kamila Whether a rural homestead or a tiny urban lot, the most attractive gardens and landscapes buzz with bees,…

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Venture Outside

Multi-sport Adventures and Active Wellness Retreats. Combines physical and holistic activities in nature at amazing places in Maine and internationally…

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Sustainable Bookshelf

Looking for a good read? We turned to our friends at Royal River Books in Yarmouth and Longfellow Books in…

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Nature’s Concierge: Find your way with a registered Maine Guide

By Tim King WHEN IT COMES to the great outdoors, to paraphrase writer Aldous Huxley, there is the known, there…

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Acadia’s Centennial: 100s of ways to celebrate a national gem

By Carey Kish ACADIA NATIONAL PARK marks the centennial of its founding this year with a big celebration highlighting a…

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