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

Tag: spring

Not All Flies

photos by Jonathan Ives Warm spring weather in Maine mean the bugs come out! Not all flies are black flies.

Tuesday 207: Wading For Spring

painting by Jessica Ives The Sheepscot River is one of eight rivers in Maine that have Atlantic Salmon. These fish need the river’s clean gravel bottom to lay their eggs, and its rapids to aerate the water for their young. Because October is the month that these fish spawn, the Sheepscot and other rivers or streams […]

21 Main

display by Jo Ellen Designs Bun chicka bun! That’s one great window! 

21 Main

display by Jo Ellen Designs

The Likelihood

photograph by Ruth Griffin I was happy to catch this moment not because I know any thing about fishing — I don’t — but because the one thing I love about taking photos in Maine is the likelihood of encountering others out engaging with beauty and nature in their own ways.

Kenduskeag Stream Race: 50th Anniversary

photos by Jim Dugan The Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race is a spring tradition in Bangor, with most of the action happening at Six Miles Falls. Jim Dugan had a front-row seat for the best of the whitewater on a gorgeous Saturday. See more of his Kenduskeag pictures here.

It’s Up!

photograph by Headstrong Garlic Headstrong Garlic grows 17 varieties of hardneck and softneck garlic for gardeners, farmers, chefs and connoisseurs. Our farm is located in Camden, Maine.

Tea Time

photographs, video, and text by Brian Willson The towhees were singing this morning at Beech Hill. “Drink your tea!” all over the place. I put together a little video. I also got a look (or listen) at three first-of-year species—including a Black-throated Green warbler, which was wholly unexpected and seemed kind of early, actually. Third […]

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