Ben Kimball

Stories

Get Outside (or at least look like you are)
Get Outside (or at least look like you are)
We all are dreaming of getting out into the mountains or on the water, but in reality we are spending a lot more time on video calls with our colleagues, family and friends. That's why you should...Zoom into the Outdoors!Instead of getting outside…
April 30, 2020
Trails & COVID-19
Trails & COVID-19
Updated April 2, 2020 in response to the Stay Healthy at Home Mandate. The spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives. Although authorities have closed schools and many businesses, most outdoor spaces remain open. As we…
March 25, 2020
Behind the Bow Saw: Frenchman Bay Conservancy
Behind the Bow Saw: Frenchman Bay Conservancy
Maine is full of beautiful trail systems that provide access to amazing places! Behind every mile of trail there is a trail manager, whether professional or volunteer, working hard to ensure the trails are open for all to enjoy. Our ongoing series…
March 11, 2020
Wildlife in Winter
Wildlife in Winter
In the silence of the winter woods, surrounded by swirling snowflakes and the crisp air, it can feel as though you are all alone -- until you look and listen a little more closely. Flocks of birds chitter through the forest canopy and tracks on snow…
February 26, 2020
Take a Walk!
Take a Walk!
Why Walk? There’s no doubt about it, walking is good for you! Good for the body, good for the soul. For Your BodyYou don't have to run marathons or scale soaring mountain peaks to benefit from physical activity. Dr. Mike Evans explains in his…
February 12, 2020
Winter Fun with Kids: Trail Tips and Tricks
Winter Fun with Kids: Trail Tips and Tricks
Getting outside in the winter with the whole family can be a bit daunting – keeping track of everyone’s layers, mittens and gloves alone seems like it requires an organizational mastermind. Once out in the snowy landscape, however, the magic of…
January 29, 2020
Behind the Bow Saw: AMC
Behind the Bow Saw: AMC
Maine is full of beautiful trail systems that provide access to amazing places! Behind every mile of trail there is a trail manager, whether professional or volunteer, working hard to ensure the trails are open for all to enjoy. Our ongoing series…
January 15, 2020
Make your New Years Resolution with MTF!
Make your New Years Resolution with MTF!
Happy New Year!   The new year may simply mean turning over another page of the calendar, but it can also signify starting fresh, examining your goals and making resolutions for the coming year. If you are looking to get…
January 1, 2020
Winter Wonders in Katahdin Woods and Waters
Winter Wonders in Katahdin Woods and Waters
“Wintery Mix” - that pleasant sounding euphemism for the rain-sleet-snow-ice that so often falls on the Maine coast. It was such weather that drove this snow-lover to spontaneously drive 3 hours north on a frigid (below-zero temps forecasted…
December 18, 2019
The County: A Cross-Country Ski Paradise
The County: A Cross-Country Ski Paradise
Early snow blanketing much of Maine can only mean one thing -- it is time to strap on the skinny skis and hit the trails! There are wonderful cross country ski trails across the state, but if you are looking for consistently fantastic conditions…
December 4, 2019
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