Tag Archives: illegal dumping

Warden shares new information about abandoned boat

This boat was dumped in the woods of Otis. Have you seen it before?  (John Holyoke|BDN)

A week ago, I told you about a large boat that had joined the list of odd things I’ve found discarded in the woods. The boat was about 18 feet long, and it had been tucked into a turnout in woods that my buddies and I are lucky enough to hunt each year. We regularly […]

Landowner appreciation cleanup set for Sept. 18

In Maine, we’re fortunate to have vast swaths of forest land that landowners graciously allow others to access for various recreational activities. Want to hike, or bike, or hunt or fish? Chances are good that when you head afield to take part in those activities, you’re spending time on someone else’s land. Spend a bit […]

Slob hunters give all of us a bad name

Over the past few weeks, I’ve shared a couple of stories about things I’ve found during my frequent trips into the woods. Among those: A recliner that someone decided to dump, and the carcasses of two deer that I suspected had been killed illegally. Some of you sounded off via Facebook, others chose to send […]

The things you find in the woods, Part 1

You never know what you’re going to find in the Maine woods. Most of the time, that’s a good thing. Sometimes, it’s downright depressing. It doesn’t take much to keep me entertained on those frequent trips afield. Spying various critters is always a highlight. So, too, is finding a path I was formerly unaware of, […]