Welcome to NREC!

The 12th Annual Thoreau - Wabanaki Trail Festival is just around the corner

Check out this year's events


New project at the NREC campus

Help us restore the fire watchman's cabin and provide a warming hut for the afterschool X-C ski program!

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Read the full project description for the fire watchman's cabin here

Let's do this!

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It's time to sign up for the 2018 Maine Woods Explorers !

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NREC receives 2018 Teddy Roosevelt Conservation Award

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NREC wins Bangor Savings Bank "Community Matters More" award

Thanks to all of you that voted for NREC!


At NREC, our mission is to be a source of information for the public about the natural and cultural history of the Moosehead Lake region.  We have many programs designed for all ages throughout the year designed to educate residents and visitors about this truly remarkable wild area that we love.  Please take a few minutes and check out some of our programs and make plans to join us!  If you like what you see then perhaps you would consider supporting NREC.





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