North Cairn

North Cairn

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Latest Articles by North Cairn

February 15, 2014

Landowners cash in on timber they don’t cut

Two Maine groups are being paid to manage their forests for carbon dioxide reduction that will offset pollution by industry.

January 27, 2014

Hate the cold? It bugs Maine insects, too

Scientists say the extreme weather will keep pests like ticks and moths in check and may reduce infestations.

January 26, 2014

Midcoast conservation effort’s funding totals $1.5 million

A federal grant and private, local matching donations will be used to protect 86 acres of wetlands on Middle Bay.

January 13, 2014

Bill calls for Maine panel to study acid in Gulf

Speakers at Monday’s hearing say increased carbon dioxide and acid are imperiling shellfish stocks and costing Maine jobs and millions of dollars.

January 3, 2014

Myths about snow, safety and staying warm

When the temperature dips below zero and snow piles up over the lid of the trash barrel, do you know what to do?

January 2, 2014

Maine seaweed may be protected as value rises

The growth of the rockweed harvest for a variety of products brings proposals to manage the shoreline resource.

December 24, 2013

Maine artist paints cards for causes

Nostalgic scenes donated by Marieluise Hutchinson grace Christmas cards for nonprofits.

December 9, 2013

LePage does not join petition for clean air

Eight Northeast governors want cuts in Midwest emissions, but he is said to focus on 'mobile' pollution.

December 8, 2013

Destructive winter moths back in Maine

The state is asking residents to report sightings of the pest.

December 3, 2013

State regulators dig into Maine mining rules

An overhaul aimed at updating standards alarms environmentalists.