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Beyond the Shelves Archive

Preventing Wildfires
Forests are amazing places covering almost a third of the Earth’s land, including over 700 million acres in the United States (that’s about 529 million . . . read more »
Campfire Rules
In the United States, nearly nine out of 10 wildfires are caused by people not being careful. Help Smokey prevent these types of fires by . . . read more »
Smokey’s Scouts
Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) has launched Smokey’s Scouts, a forest-friendly mobile matching game for kids, teens, and adults, in an effort to . . . read more »
New Witherle Woods Entrance!
Our last hike featured Castine’s very own Hatch Cove. We encouraged families to take this hike and do some journaling and observing the path in . . . read more »
Preparing for Your Visit
Before you take to the trail, click here to download your printable copy of the Pocket Guide to Maine Animal Tracks. For additional insights take . . . read more »
Preparing for Your Visit
Before you take to the trail, click here to download your printable copy of the Pocket Guide to Maine Animal Tracks. For additional insights take . . . read more »
Books and Tools
Books can enhance your hiking experience whether it is a field guide or a story told in the wilderness or a picture book about the . . . read more »