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The Little Tanker That Can

One 58-foot vessel and her intrepid captain keep island fuel tanks full.

Shipwrecks, Shipworms, and the Fate of Forests in the Sea

The naval shipworm is actually a clam with an insatiable appetite for wood.

Tidal Power Returns to Maine Waters

Tidal turbines downeast have put Maine at the forefront of efforts to harness the power of ocean currents.

Wind and Waves Explained

A captain explains the science behind the force of wind and waves.

Maine’s Early Beginnings as an Art Mecca

Maine’s role as an art mecca dates back to early art summer camps.


A historic little suburb of Maine’s largest metropolis

Mid-century Views of Vinalhaven

Photographer Eliot Elisofon is known for images shot in exotic locales, but his favorite subject was Vinalhaven.

Saving a Boatyard and the Working Waterfront

Nonprofit converts Lowell Bros. yard into working waterfront incubator.


A trip to Moosehead Lake and the steamer Katahdin

Handmade Graphite Rods Inspired by Maine’s Waterways

Maine Fly Company’s hand-made rods are inspired by Maine rivers.

Beaver Magic

No longer viewed as pests, beavers have earned a reputation as Mother Nature’s wetland engineers.

Allagash Adventure

A wilderness trip of paddling, fishing, camping, and friendship.

The Race to Save Maine’s Wild Atlantic Salmon

Preservation efforts include dam removal and planting fertilized eggs.

Museum Tells the Story of Western Maine

Rangeley’s Outdoor Heritage Museum: Preserving Western Maine’s Sporting History.

Experiencing the North Woods and Finding New Love

Hiking, canoeing, fishing: an appreciation for all Maine’s North Woods has to offer