The Cleanest Line
Ryan Parker

Ryan Parker

Ryan Parker is the Environmental Policy Outreach Coordinator for the Natural Resources Council of Maine. He has spent the last 10 years owning and running his family farm in Newport where he lives with his wife, two children and several farm animals. When not engaged in protecting the North Woods and farming, Ryan spends any free time he can enjoying all the outdoor activities Maine has to offer including swimming, whitewater kayaking, hiking, camping and cross-country skiing.


Photo: Emmie Theberge

In the Shadows of Katahdin

Jun 30, 2017 June 30, 2017

I break trail for my companions, pushing through snow and curtains of my own misty breath, both aglow with starlight. We left warmth and merriment in Big Spring Brook Hut where the rest of our group is gathered. Only three of us pushed on after the 11-mile ski from the… Read More