What’s in your woods? There’s a new app for that

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A free new mobile app, About My Woods, is helping landowners and outdoor enthusiasts learn about local forests, according to a recent press release. Developed by the North East State Foresters Association, the app provides location-specific information about the natural world, from identifying wildflowers to watershed data. Designed with family forest owners in mind, the app contains […]

Where in the woods am I?

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Christene Berg, Ashleigh Hart, Charles Forget, Carolyn Newbert, Candace Hart and Steve Peed (via Facebook) won the “Where in the Woods Am I?” game for Wonderland Trail in Acadia National Park in April of 2015 given these verbal clues and the following gallery of photos: For my weekly outdoor adventure, I selected a coastal hiking trail that was mostly open […]

Chewonki offers teens adventure on Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail

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Chewonki, an outdoor camp and school headquartered in Wiscasset, is offering teens the opportunity to explore the historic Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail by canoe this summer as a part of the Chewonki’s year-long centennial celebration. “This is a trip of a lifetime for anyone interested in understanding the importance of Maine’s environmental and cultural legacies while enjoying adventure […]