• Day Seven of Governor Janet Mills’ Executive Order, which went into effect at 6 p.m. on March 18 and lasts until midnight on Tuesday, March 31. It prohibits gatherings of more than 10 people statewide and dine-in service at restaurants and bars (take-out, delivery, and drive-through options are allowed to continue). “The Governor urges Maine people to continue to support our establishments by purchasing take-out meals or by buying gift cards or other measures of support.”


  • Live Cams Around the World, including one at an African watering hole, the puppy room at Warrior Canine Connection, and a great blue heron’s nest: Explore.org/livecams.
  • Take a Hike! Nature is still open and so are midcoast land preserves, offering hundreds of miles of scenic trails and a chance to get out, move around, and breathe some fresh air. For trail maps and descriptions: CoastalMountains.org, MaineCoastHeritageTrust.org, MidcoastConservancy.org, Boothbay Region Land Trust at bbrlt.org, GeorgesRiver.org.
  • And If You Can’t Get Outside, but need a nature fix, head to Google Arts and Culture for a virtual tour of Kenai Fjords, Hawai’i Volcanoes, Carlsbad Caverns, Bryce Canyon and Dry Tortugas national parks: ArtsAndCulture.WithGoogle.com.
  • Midcoast Forum has canceled its April and May meetings, but plans to reschedule them. In the meantime, you can head to MidcoastForum.org to hear the past year and a half of speakers.