Monthly Archives: October 2017

Warden rips out seat of his pants in middle of busy intersection

Apparently retired game warden/sheriff John Ford is never going to run out of stories. His third book, Deer Diaries, published by North Country Press, includes a hilarious tale (and I use the word tale deliberately) about the time he was wrestling a lawbreaker to the ground in the middle of a busy Gardiner intersection when […]

Two legislators recognized for their good work for conservation

The Nature Conservancy’s Corporate Conservation Council of Maine recognized two legislators for their conservation work at a recent event. The 57 members of the Council donated $341,658 this year to support TNC’s important conservation work in our state. And for the first time, the Council decided to give legislative awards. Although I was asked to […]

Land Trusts complete projects in all 16 counties to benefit Maine industries

Maine has the smallest percentage of public land of all the states on the East Coast. The highest percentage is  in Florida, 25.2%, and the lowest percentage is in Maine, 6.5%. Even Massachusetts, at 10%, has a higher percentage of public land than does Maine. New Hampshire has 17.1%, impressive. So we are very lucky […]