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Green Crabs Are Officially Delicious By Jackson Landers – Hakai Magazine – July 26, 2017 Kick over a rock or a chunk of turf along the coast of Maine and chances are a horde of invasive green crabs will scurry … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM During my summer vacation this year I spent a week learning about “Mushroom Identification for New  Mycophiles: Foraging for Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms”. I had become interested in mushrooms for a couple reasons.  Learning … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Call me crazy – I threw my hat in the ring to run for my Town Council this fall. It’s not a decision I made lightly. The position will require monthly meetings discussing … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch There are many reasons I might not sleep well on any given night, but the most annoying is surely a visit from a single, bloodthirsty, whining mosquito.  Such was my lot two weeks ago when I was … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM I had the good fortune in late June to spend a week on Long Pond in Mt. Vernon, Maine. It is one of seven lakes that comprise the Belgrade Lakes Region in Maine. … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch At the end of a long day of meetings a couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to get the chance to take an unexpected wetland wander in the Bangor Forest of Maine.  Although it was … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Mainers love mud. In this part of the world, this time of year is known affectionately as “mud season.” And we love to get up to our ears in it. Why? Because it’s … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Maine’s recent ice storm and the nation’s current cold spell has certainly reminded us of how our world changes when we hit deep winter.  During this time of the year, we look for any positive ways to … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Winter is a time of contemplation for many people, including myself. As much as I pine for the warmth of summer and to be unencumbered with multiple layers of clothes, I still love … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Every year at this time in Maine, we reach that point when going outside as the temperature drops becomes a choice rather than a given.  The amount of clothing that is required, the preparation in case you … Continue reading

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