The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Month: June, 2016

Tuesday 207: Keep The Channel Open

painting by┬áJessica Ives There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening, that is translated through you into action. And because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, you will never exist through any other medium. It will be lost. The world will […]

Rockland Sunrises

photos by Jim Dugan

Tuesday 207: Shaded Riffles

painting by┬áJessica Ives Riffle: A riffle is a rocky, shallow area in a stream where water cascading over rocks creates a noticeable surface disturbance. To identify a riffle, look for a choppy surface or whitewater spilling over shallow rocks into deeper water. A good riffle will fulfill all of the basic needs of a trout. […]

Thriller/Rolling in the Deep/Close Mashup

arranged and performed by Molly Mann and Jamie Oshima directed, recorded, filmed, and edited by Jamie Oshima at Tiny Room Studio

Cleaning Up The Islands

photos by Jim Dugan The Maine Island Trail Association has a somewhat mixed mission: stewardship of Maine islands but also access. The stewardship part includes organized cleanups and a network of volunteer island “Monitor Skippers” who check the islands regularly. Photographer Jim Dugan went along on a cleanup of Muscongus Bay last week. Five boatloads […]

Good Morning!

photograph by Tom Stammen

Maine Farmland Trust