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: Maine’s Biggest, Baddest Tugboat
Wild Maine is aboard the biggest, baddest tugboat in Maine to get a view of Portland harbor.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Patten Lumbermen’s Museum [LISTEN]
Wild Maine takes a one-hour tour of the Patten Lumbermen's Museum. Put on something plaid and tune into Wild Maine Saturdays at 9 a.m. and Sundays at 8 a.m. on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument
Wild Maine makes its first official visit to the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Checking In With George Smith [LISTEN]
This week, Wild Maine checks in with George Smith to see if any of his ideas made it into law. They usually don't.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Sharks In Maine Waters [LISTEN]
Just when you thought it was safe to go in the water, Wild Maine takes a look at sharks off the coast of Maine!
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Making Money From Maine’s Outdoors [LISTEN]
How does Maine make money from its great outdoors? Wild Maine airs every Saturday at 9 a.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m. on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket. You can listen to past episodes any time by visiting our archive below.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Grouse Hunting [LISTEN]
We're going grouse hunting this weekend. We're going to listen in on all the mating rituals of this game bird.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Bad News For Maine’s Ocean
Wild Maine is nothing but bad news this weekend. Maine has cold ocean waters, great for making fish and lobster, but that is changing. Whether you believe in climate change or not, much of what we're seeing in Maine's oceans may come as a surprise.
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: 1-Minute Hikes in Maine
On this week's Wild Maine, we talk with Aislinn Sarnacki, who tells us about some great, short hikes for the summer in Maine. Wild Maine airs every Saturday at 9 a.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m. on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket. You can listen to past episodes any time by checking our our archives below...
Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Chasing Endangered Animals [LISTEN]
Wild Mine goes off the beaten path to chase endangered rabbits. There are some big changes in the Maine forests. Wild Maine airs every Saturday at 9 a.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m. on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket. You can listen to past episodes any time by visiting our archive below...