Getting it right for Wolves, for the Earth By Robert Goldman Mysterious and magical things started happening in Yellowstone National Park in the mid-nineties. Streamside cottonwood and willow trees and shrubs were suddenly growing again, after seventy years of slumber. New aspen trees in the park’s northern valleys were also sprouting after a similarly long [...]
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Stratton, Maine- At about 8 a.m., Tuesday July 6, at least fifty Earth First! activists blockaded Goldbrook Rd, the access point to the Kibby Mountain wind project outside the town of Stratton, halting the construction of 22 industrial wind turbines on the delicate Alpine ecosystems of Maine’s western boundary mountains. The action comes just before the Land Use Regulation Commission’s (LURC) meeting July 7 to consider a proposal for a similar project on neighboring Sisk Mountain, and on the heels of the national Earth First! Round River Rendezvous, hosted this year by Maine Earth First!
Public Hearing Talking Points For Sisk Mountain DEVELOPMENT PERMIT DP 4860 What: Public Hearing on DEVELOPMENT PERMIT DP 4860 for TransCanada to place 15 turbines on Sisk Mountain, located in the Boundary Mountains. When: Evenings of May 11th and 12; beginning at 6pm Where: Sugarloaf Grand Summit Conference Center, 5092 Access Rd., Carrabassett Valley Who: [...]
by Meg Gilmartin Maine’s forested lands have historically been owned by multi-national paper and timber corporations, who have always pulled the strings in the state government. Maine’s economy is based upon its history as a resource colony supporting the larger, more developed and more affluent communities of southern New England and beyond. This long history [...]
Wind, Water, Waste, Wood The fight against the corporate colonization of the North Woods Bio-region The mountains, the water, the forests, and the energy of our state are under siege by corporate interests. Maine Earth First! is working in solidarity with community organizations on four distinct campaigns, known as the “4 W’s.” Wind: the fight [...]