With the state’s firearms hunting season for deer looming, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s deer specialist says he expects plenty of hunters to fill their tags this year after a banner year in 2018.
Over three decades helping manage the state’s bird populations, biologist Brad Allen has learned a lot about the game birds — like ruffed grouse — that Mainers like to hunt.
A few short years ago, when Maine’s game wardens and forest rangers began teaming up to fight the ugly problem of woodland dumping, the state’s forest was filled with places where people had decided to discard their unwanted tires, appliances and other debris.
Today, let’s take a deep breath, appreciate what we have, and reflect on how quickly everything could change.
Hunters hoping to increase their odds of filling their tag this fall can do so in the simplest of ways. The state Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has opened its online any-deer permit lottery.
Despite the annoying song that made the rounds a few years back, we may never know exactly what the fox says, but thanks to nature photographer Roger Stevens Jr. we’ve now got a lot better idea of what a pack of fox kits do when they’re hanging out with their mother.
Birders and other visitors to Maine’s newest national monument will receive a valuable tool Saturday as Friends of Katahdin Woods & Waters releases a checklist of more than 150 birds that can be found in the monument.
All it takes is one bad apple to spoil the bunch.
Ask ice anglers from northern Maine about the spring weather and you might get an earful, as that part of the state remains covered in snow and ice.
Maine wildlife biologists on Thursday proposed a slight increase in the number of moose permits for the coming seasons.