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New “App” Will Explain Lake Phenomena

A new smartphone App from the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program identifies what you're seeing in Maine's lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams.

Forces to Reckon With

A first-of-its kind wind and wave stimulator at the University of Maine in Orono allows designers to test how marine vessels and sea walls will respond to weather conditions.

Welcome Downeast

Rob McCall ruminates on nature and the spiritual world as the world turns from spring to early summer.

Naples

The country’s last remaining hand-cranked lock connects Sebago Lake with Brandy Pond and Long Lake.

Spiritual Vision

Photographer Joyce Tenneson captures the soul of her subjects.

David Driskell At Home in Maine

Maine may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking of African-American artists. Yet a number of eminent black artists have found a home and inspiration here, including David Driskell.

Dance of the Lady Slippers

The pink lady slipper is one of the delights of spring in Maine. Researchers at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens have been studying the mysterious orchid.

Layer Cake Lake

Jump into a Maine lake during the summer and no matter how warm the water feels on top, there is always cold water lurking below. The reason behind this is a physical phenomenon known as stratification.

Down the Allagash

A canoe trip down the Allagash River is a wonderful family adventure.