Monthly Archives: September 2014

100+ events statewide for Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, Sept. 26-28

BDN photo by Aislinn Sarnacki.
The Saco Valley Land Trust lead a nature walk to a cranberry bog located on one of their many easements on Sept. 28 in Biddeford as one of the many events scheduled for the fourth Great Maine Outdoor Weekend.

Outdoor-related organizations and businesses across the state have once again joined together to plan more than 100 events for the sixth Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, Sept. 26-28, statewide. There’s no way I’m listing all the exciting offerings, but you can search them by date, activity type and location at If fact, the easy-to-navigate website also allows you to […]

Where in the woods am I?


My 3-year-old niece Willa and her mom (my sister) Jillian agreed to go on a hike with Derek and I on Sunday. It was quite an adventure. First, we headed toward the coast, where I’d picked out a few family-friendly trails, but we soon realized we were headed into a mess of rainclouds. Looking at some weather […]