Midcoast lens: Icy adventures

Jan 25, 2014
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

Brian Scott of Waldoboro braved the frigid temperatures to venture on to Seven Tree Pond in Union for some ice fishing Jan. 24. Although the ice was more than 6 inches thick, less than 10 feet away was open water where the river goes under Route 235.

Ice encased weeds hang over the river water in Union along Sunk Haze Road Jan. 24. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Frigid waters run through the ice, snow and trees along Sunk Haze Road in Union Jan. 24. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
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Beth Birmingham
Staff Reporter
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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington, and Thomaston and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys running and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 13.

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