Category Archives: Field Notes

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

Courtesy of NEFA

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 […]

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 […]

More than 100 events on tap for Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, Feb. 13-15

The official February 2015 GMOW poster.

It’s back! This winter’s Great Maine Outdoor Weekend is scheduled for Feb. 13-15 and will feature more than 100 outdoor events being hosted throughout the state. The activities range from snowshoe excursions to building snowmen to ice fishing derbies. There’s something for every age and skill level. To find an event to attend, visit greatmaineoutdoorweekend.org, where you […]