Beginning in 1986, Bob became a familiar voice to radio listeners across eastern and central Maine. His morning show was top rated for most of 17 years. The Country Music Association tapped him as Broadcast Personality of the Year in 1994, and he was inducted into the Country DJ Hall of Fame in Nashville on March 2nd, 2004. Bob became interested in birds in the first grade. Interest grew to passion and today Bob is one of Maine’s top birding experts. He serves on the Maine Audubon Board of Trustees and is Vice President of Audubon’s Penobscot Valley Chapter in the Bangor area. Bob is a frequent field trip leader and has led trips from Atlantic Canada to the Florida Everglades. In 2009, Bob completed development of the Maine Birding Trail and has authored a guidebook for the state, published on Down East Books. He currently writes a weekly birding column for the Bangor Daily News. Bob recently finished four terms as a member of the Maine House of Representatives, where he served on the Environment and Natural Resources Committee and helped to direct state environmental policy.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Reviving The American Chestnut [AUDIO]
At one time, the American Chestnut was the most common tree from Maine to Georgia. We're in Greenville this weekend to see if researches can revive the species.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Where Does Your Food Come From? [VIDEO]
Wild Maine hits the fields this weekend. We're going to Thomas Farm in Corinth to see where your food comes from.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Bar Harbor To Bangor By Boat, Part II [AUDIO]
Last week, we left Bar Harbor on the Friendship V on our way to Bangor, and and made it as far as Bucksport. This week, we're continuing the journey up the river to the Queen City. Come along!
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Bar Harbor To Bangor By Boat [AUDIO]
Wild Maine is going up the Penobscot River to Bangor on the Friendship V. Can you believe they let us have the microphone the whole way?
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Fall Apple Picking [AUDIO]
Wild Maine goes apple picking this weekend at Rollins' Farm in Garland.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: What Makes A Healthy Lake? [AUDIO]
Wild Maine hits the water this weekend. We'll be on a floating classroom to learn what makes a lake healthy (or sick.)
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Exploring Swan Island [AUDIO]
Bob Duchesne's Wild Maine goes to Maine's most unusual wildlife management area this weekend, Swan Island.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Welcome to Baker Island [AUDIO]
Wild Maine takes you to a part of Acadia National Park you've probably never been. You've been to all the harbors -- Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Seal Harbor -- but we bet you've never been to Baker Island.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: 50 Years On The Allagash Wilderness Waterway [AUDIO]
On this week's Wild Maine, we celebrate 50 years of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Sugar Island With The Penobscots [AUDIO]
This week, we join the Penobscot Indian Nation on Plum Island to talk about a cultural preservation project on the island and the 3rd annual Bashabez canoe race.