Smelt Hill Dam : Presumpscot Falls
The Smelt Hill Dam was Maine’s earliest commercial dam (built in 1735) and one of 9 total along the Presumpscot River. In 2005, the Open Rivers program funded the removal of the dam and restoration of the immediate area, once again allowing various species of fish and wildlife to utilize the river as nature intended. Here’s a shot of the work being done in 2005 to remove the dam. ...
Errol Morris on Evidence, Truth and Pariahs - in a... →
I’ve been trying to do several trails a week since Spring has officially broken in Maine. My little one really enjoys all the wildlife, and I enjoy the ease with which we can access these 25 different trail locations throughout Portland, Maine. Here’s a shot of our favorite turtle sitting log at the rear of Evergreen Cemetery. The Portland Trails Association not only maintains in...