It's that time of the year: Our partners at Gateway to Maine: Outside have released their Fall & Winter 2017/2018 Adventures in Nature Series calendar!
Check out this great resource for family-friendly hikes and other events going on throughout the season. And follow Gateway to Maine: Outside's page to stay up to date on these and other happenings around southern York County!
New England lost an average of 24,000 acres of forest and farmland per year between 1990 and 2010. To slow the pace of loss and increase region-wide land protection, the latest Wildlands, Woodlands, Farmland, Communities report calls for tripling of the current pace of conservation and putting more land to work for sustainable forestry and farming.
The vision calls for the permanent protection of existing farmland, 27 million acres of forestland managed for wood products, and 3 million acres of forest set aside as wildland reserves.
Read about the science that supports this vision and steps you can take to contribute here:
The W&W regional vision was inspired by and evolved from Wildlands and Woodlands: A Vision for the Massachusetts Landscape, released in 2005. New report coming September 2017 with broadened vision for...