From arsenal to horror stories. From WCYY Radio. The Kennebec Arsenal in Augusta is a historic landmark that has a confusing and somewhat controversial history. The original large stone building was built to serve as a major arsenal … Continue reading HISTORY: This Abandoned Arsenal In Augusta Has A Troubling History That Will Send Chills Down Your Spine
Have I told you about Willis Doughty and his son Everett Doughty from Deer Island … the one in Passamaquoddy Bay? These were the guys who bought the family herring carrier, “Lois and Isabel” later in her life. As my brothers … Continue reading SHORT STORIES: Storm Warning!! Storm Warning!! Storm Warning!! |
Projected sea level rise will change many of our familiar coastal areas … like Maine’s famous Old Orchard Beach. The question is, “How will we respond?“ The possible changes are clear in these two map projections for a 2 degree … Continue reading ISSUES – SEA LEVEL RISE: Will it be the end of Old Orchard Beach as we know it?
So where have all our fish gone anyway? Think small! If you spend much time exploring the intertidal waters of Cobscook Bay, you are likely to have seen a variety of creatures that look like shrimp. Many shrimp-like invertebrates found … Continue reading ISSUES: If there’s nothing for fish to eat, there’s no fish for you to eat!
Annual Report on the Environment N.B. Deer Association, Charlotte Co. Division Formerly of Piskahegan; Currently of an urban subdivision Fellow Deer: This has been another challenging year, Monoculture plantations continue to destroy our habitat while herbicide spray creates medical issues … Continue reading ISSUES: Bambi reports on clearcuts … and why fellow deer moved to town. Satire?
Game fish introductions along the east coast. These notes, first compiled about 10 years ago, came to light during a document sort and are being published now because of the concerns currently being expressed about the genetic alterations of Atlantic … Continue reading ISSUE: FOREIGN FISH INTRODUCTIONS: Let he who is without sin ….
Have you ever heard this scream? Let us know if you have. Mountain Lion screaming!!! Parliament Of Owls Originally published on Apr 11, 2015. Updated December 2018 So here’s a female mountain. Much to my surprise, she passed by last … Continue reading EXTINCT? If you hear this … you have a Mountain Lion!!!
Bookmark it! Looking to explore lighthouses on your next trip? This Google map and the links provide much of what you need to know. Zoom in to find your area. Bookmark it! Continue reading EXPLORE: Downeast Lighthouses – This interactive Google map is a great reference!
This great interactive map from the Bangor Daily News shows dozens of short walking trails in Maine. Check out those near you and tell us all about them. … Continue reading EXPLORE: One Minute Walks of Maine – Map
If you like things that fly and sometimes don’t, bookmark this for your travels – virtual or real! ABOUT Aviation extends over more than two thousand years, beginning with kite flying in China, attempts at tower jumping,balloons, moving forward to … Continue reading EXPLORE: Aviation Museums – Newfoundland to New England
As the Gulf of Maine continues to warm, massive changes are happening. The Portland Press Herald has produced a series of significant articles about the warming trend in the Gulf of Maine and how it is impacting the lives of … Continue reading ISSUES: The Gulf of Maine is one of the fastest warming spots on Earth – What does it mean?
Gardens of coral discovered in Gulf of Maine Posted October 7, 2015, Reposted December 5, 2018 Pilots and scientists inside the control van of the remotely operated underwater vehicle view the underwater scene in real time, collecting samples, images, and … Continue reading MARINE LIFE: Gardens of coral discovered in Gulf of Maine