Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Appalachian Mountian Club [AUDIO]
Shannon LeRoy of the Appalachain Mountian Club sits down with Bob to talk about sporting camps, ecotourism and the Maine Woods Initiative.
Part 1: Maine's sporting camps have become less about "roughing it" and more about amenities and ecotourism. Shannon explains the reasons for the change and how to connect kids to the Maine wildereness.
Part 2: LeRoy talks about the AMC's effort to restore some Maine sporting camps, including Gorman Chairback, and the challenges of attracting visitors, many of whom are closer to New Hampshire's White Mountains.
Part 3: The role of non-profits is key in helping Maine sporting camps, LeRoy says. Marketing, she says, is one important way to bring people to remote areas of the state.
Part 4: Want to know why women are better than men at fly-fishing? LeRoy, a registered Maine guide, explains:
Part 5: Spring is here and the birds are back! Bob tells you about all the festivals going on this weekend and next!