Outdoor Recreation: Spending Time—Safely—During the Pandemic In Maine's Great Outdoors

Sep 18, 2020

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Getting outside while the weather is still good and making the most of Maine's abundant outdoor recreation opportunities is one way to get through the pandemic, and stay distanced from others. We discuss the top-notch outdoor recreation options that can be found in Maine and New England, including different forms of recreation and different places to go. We highlight better known attractions as well as hidden gems, and how to enjoy them safely.



Abbey Gingras, associate audience editor, Outside magazine

Carolann Ouellette, director, Maine Office of Outdoor Recreation

Matthew Polstein, owner/operator, New England Outdoor Center

Rob Holmes (call-in), producer, GLP Films; recently worked on a film about Maine's Lakes/Mountains region

Kathy Murray (call-in), integrated pest management entomologist, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry