Rachel Carson, famed biologist, author and visionary, was a founding member of The Nature Conservancy in Maine. Join the Conservancy’s Cori Kahn for a visit to Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge in Wells, Maine, to learn more about the icon who launched the contemporary environmental movement.
Moving firewood from other states into Maine can spread invasive insect species, like emerald ash borer and Asian longhorned beetle. The Conservancy's Tom Abello explains the risk and shares two simple ways we can all join the fight against invasive bugs.
Not only did Maine Governor Percival Baxter protect the majestic wildness of Baxter State Park, and a legendary peak in Mount Katahdin, he also inspired an ongoing tradition of nature conservation in Maine. Join the Conservancy’s Alex Mas for a trip up Katahdin and a look at the life and legacy of Governor Percival Baxter.
Bogs are unique and surprising places, surrounding visitors with unearthly natural beauty. Join the Conservancy’s Parker Schuerman for a visit to Saco Heath, a magical 1,223-acre peatland preserve in southern Maine, and learn about the history and science beneath its 15 feet of sphagnum moss.