Researchers Work To Save Endangered New England Cottontail

Researchers Work To Save Endangered New England Cottontail

Lori Wright, NH Agricultural Experiment Station, University of New Hampshire Scientists Use DNA Analysis to Prevent Extinction of Only Native Rabbit in New Hampshire and Maine Scientists with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station are...

Latest Maine Stories

2014-07-24 12:21:30

Large selection of truck models available at Auburn-area Chevy dealership AUBURN, Maine, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Available at Emerson Chevrolet Buick, the 2014 Chevy Silverado is dedicated to delivering hard-working results for local Maine drivers. The power and fuel economy of Silverado's engine suite alone is an undeniable testament to the automaker's efforts in this regard. Also pertinent is the pickup's distinction as 2014 North American Truck of the Year. Having...

2014-07-24 08:25:53

MENTOR, Ohio, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas Natural Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGAS) ("Gas Natural" or the "Company"), a holding company operating local natural gas utility companies serving approximately 73,000 customers in seven states, is responding to a press release issued yesterday by Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("Algonquin"). The Company announced on July 21, 2014 that, after careful consideration and consultation with its financial and legal advisors, the independent...

2014-07-22 08:28:48

Its Third New Model in As Many Years. SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hinckley launched its new Talaria 43 in Southwest Harbor, Maine on June 10(th) making it officially the company's third new model in as many years. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140720/128777 The travel lift lowered the 43 foot motoryacht into Somes Sound, a pair of Cummins 550hp diesels started up, the buckets of her twin jets lifted and she was off the dock and...

2014-07-18 23:07:41

Featuring two locations -- one in Bangor and one in Caribou -- the Pine Tree Alternative Pain Clinic, has just announced the grand opening of yet another location. Supplying Cumberland County patients with beneficial health practices, this South Portland marijuana doctor will assist in healing chronic and debilitating conditions. South Portland, Maine (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The Pine Tree Alternative Pain Clinic of South Portland is a medical marijuana certification center that operates...

2014-07-16 23:01:19

Researchers with the Atlantic Salmon Federation are part of an exciting new tracking program of alewives on the International St. Croix River. St. Andrews, N.B. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is tracking fish from the sea to inland spawning sites in the St. Croix River this summer, in the first phase of a new international restoration project. The findings will help to document the first return of sea-run alewife and closely-related blueback herring to the...

2014-07-15 23:12:31

The Pine Tree Alternative Pain Clinic has become a household name for patients in Maine who are seeking a medical marijuana recommendation. With the grand opening of a new location in Caribou on the horizon, this Maine marijuana doctor has set sights on expanding into Aroostook County and other areas of Northern Maine. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The Pine Tree Alternative Pain Clinic of Caribou is a state-certified medical marijuana certification clinic that operates out of Aroostook County....

2014-07-15 23:01:09

Harbor Village Florida comments on CDC study which indicates that Maine has the highest number of opiate prescription users. USA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As reported by the Portland Press Herald in the article Maine Leads Nation in Rate of Long-Term Opiate Prescriptions, CDC Says (7/3), a recent study has found that the state of Maine currently owns the lead in the amount of high-dosage prescription pain opiate prescriptions. CDC experts believe that this piece of information is a sign to...

2014-07-10 23:08:29

High school students get unique hands-on experiences at UNE's high-tech Oral Health Center in this not-so-traditional summer camp in Maine. Portland, ME (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Maine’s shortage of dentists, especially in rural areas, is expected to grow over the next 10 years as many dentists retire. To inspire the next generation of dental professionals, the University of New England (UNE) is hosting its fourth annual “Dental Careers Exploration Camp” for high school students on...

2014-07-10 12:32:15

ATLANTA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations that August 11 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Maine as a result of excessive precipitation from May 1 through Sept. 30, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The loans are available in...

2014-07-10 12:27:43

Controversial musician is the face of cruel and unsporting practices PORTLAND, Maine, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting released a video highlighting the controversial background of Ted Nugent, the celebrity spokesman of opponents to fair chase bear hunting in Maine and poster child for the cruel and unsporting practices of bear baiting, hounding and trapping. Nugent recently spoke out against the ballot measure in a Bangor Daily News piece, and falsely stated that...

Latest Maine Reference Libraries

Acadia National Park
2013-03-04 09:12:06

Acadia National Park is located in the United States, in the state of Maine. It holds most of Mount Desert Island and the islands associated with it along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Created in 1919, this park is the oldest National Park that occurs east of the Mississippi River and was known as Lafayette National Park until 1929. The land encompassed by the park was originally inhabited by the Wabanaki people. When Samuel de Champlain saw the area in 1604, he described it as holding...

Weather Reference Library
2012-09-03 16:05:23

Brunswick Maine, located in the Northeastern part of the United States, has a wide array of weather patterns from colder winters and mild summers due to the Atlantic Ocean impacts. Here is a look at what the climate is for the region during the year. Temperatures for Brunswick Maine: January and February are the coldest two months for the region with high temps in the 30’s and overnight lows dropping into the teens. In March the temps warm to the 40’s during the day and 20’s in the...

2011-04-11 13:06:23

Chris Cassidy Chris Cassidy is a NASA astronaut and a Navy SEAL. He was born Christopher John Cassidy on January 4, 1970 in Salem, Massachusetts. He graduated from York High School, in York, Maine, and then subsequently also graduated from the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1993 and a Master's degree in Ocean engineering from MIT in 2000. Cassidy graduated from BUD/S Class 192,...

2007-10-29 10:56:38

The Maine Coon, known for its intelligence and playful nature is one of the oldest natural breeds of cat in North America. As one of the largest breeds of domestic cat, it is often called the "gentle giant". The North American Maine Coon originated in New England, where it was one of the few breeds of cat that survived the harsh New England winters. As only the strongest cats survived, the Maine Coon developed into a rugged, large cat with a thick coat and frame through natural selection....

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'