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Getting Outside: How to Enjoy Maine's Great Outdoors Safely During This Crisis


  This is the second segment (2-3 pm) of a special two-hour Maine Calling, as part of our coverage of the impacts that COVID-19 is having on Maine's people.

With Gov. Mills issuing her latest stay-at-home order to combat the spread of coronavirus, and many parks and beaches in Maine closing, how can people still get some fresh air and exercise in Maine's great outdoors? We get some tips of where to go and what to do--and how to be sure you are maintaining safe practicies.


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Cindy helps produce Maine Public's live call-in show Maine Calling, and sometimes hosts the show—as well as the All Books Considered Book Club. Her first foray into journalism after graduating from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism was to intern with CNN in China in the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre. She then worked in print journalism over the decades, as a factchecker, writer and editor, with publications ranging from the Los Angeles Times Magazine to the magazine of the National Zoo to a food trends magazine.