Monthly Archives: November 2008

Islands in this Economy?

At a kayak guides meeting several weeks ago, Dave Mention of the Maine Island Trail Association stated that the slowing economy has been good for many wild Maine islands. Last summer’s high gas prices undoubtedly contributed to the decline in … Continue reading

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13 Reasons Mandatory Boater Education for Paddlers is a Knuckle-Headed Idea

Currently 48 states have mandatory boater education laws. Maine is not one of them. Legislation now being crafted that would require boaters of all kinds to take a 4 – 8 hour course. Unlike the laws in other states, the … Continue reading

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Little River Trail a Big Secret

Just a mile from downtown Belfast, you can step onto a hiking trail marked with blue blazes that will take you through peat bogs, pine and fir forests, and then down along the Little River, a shallow, sparkling, musical, rocky-bottomed … Continue reading

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