2012 Press Releases

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Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
284 State Street
41 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333

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September 9, 2012 - Personal Watercraft Explodes Injuting One Man

September 7, 2012 - Infant Injured in Durham ATV Incident

September 7, 2012 - Maine's Moose Population Estimated at 76,000 After New Survey

September 3, 2012 - ATV Incident Injurs Two in Livermore

August 27, 2012 - Game Wardens Recover Body of Swimmer

August 21, 2012 - Six New Maine Game Wardens Graduate Today

August 14, 2012 - Hikers found after getting lost on Reed Mountain

August 11, 2012 - Mount Vernon Man Indicted on more than 50 Counts of Fish and Wildlife Related Crimes

August 8, 2012 - Child has Died - ATV Incident/Shin Pond

August 6, 2012 - Child Injured in ATV Related Incident

August 6, 2012 - MDIFW: Deadline Approaching for Any-Deer Permit Online Applications

August 5, 2012 - Orland Jet Ski Fatality

August 5, 2012 - Phillips ATV accident injures one

July 28, 2012 - Body of Swimmer Recovered from Hanson Lake

July 27, 2012 - ATV Fatality - Search for Swimmer - Hanson Lake - Mapleton

July 27, 2012 - MDIFW: Lucky Arkansas Brothers Excited to Hunt Moose in Maine

July 25, 2012 - MDIFW: Maine Deer Test Negative for Incurable Disease

July 20, 2012 - Two Subjects Survive Canoing Incident

July 20, 2012 - Hiker Located - Alder Stream Township

July 17, 2012 - Missing Skowhegan Man Found Alive By Maine Game Wardens

July 13, 2012 - Man Summonsed for Intrustion of Piping Plover Nesting Area

July 11, 2012 - Resident Canada Goose Banding

July 10, 2012 - Kezar Lake Boating Crash

July 9, 2012 - Swan Island Wildlife Management Area at the waterfront in Richmond

July 7, 2012 - A.T. Carry Out for Injured Hiker

July 7, 2012 - Missing Machias Man Found Alive by Game Wardens

July 5, 2012 - MDIFW: High Number of Bear Conflicts This Year; Many Can Be Avoided

June 29, 2012 - Boy Rescued from Sebec River

June 28, 2012 - MDIFW Encouraging the Taking of Largemouth Bass

June 27, 2012 - Carry-Out for Injured Hiker

June 22, 2012 - ATV Crash in Riley Tsp. Injurs Two Riders

June 20, 2012 - Overdue Boater Found by Wardens

June 20, 2012 - Body Recovered from Sebago Lake drowning

June 20, 2012 - Game Wardens - Sheriff's Deputies Investigate Suspected Drowning in Sebago Lake

June 19, 2012 - 2012 Any-Deer Permit Applications Now Available

June 19, 2012 - Body of Tye Feihel Recovered from China Lake

June 19, 2012 - Search for missing swimmer - China, Maine

June 17, 2012 - Maine Game Wardens investigate a second weekend drowning

June 15, 2012 - Appalacian Trail though-hiker drowns in Pierce Pond

June 1, 2012 - Wildlife - Please!"If you care, leave them there!"

May 31, 2012 - William Briggs Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

May 31, 2012 - A New Area to Hunt Turkeys in Maine

May 30, 2012 - Free Fishing Weekend Coming Up!

May 26, 2012 - ATV Crash Sends Three to the Hospital

May 23, 2012 - West Bath - Serious ATV Crash

May 21, 2012 - Road Signs to Help Maine's Endangered Turtles

May 17, 2012 - Cora Marley's Body Recovered This Morning

May 14, 2012 - Weekend ATV Incident

May 14, 2012 - The Maine Butterfly Survey Takes Flight for a Sixth Season

May 10, 2012 - 2011 Brook Trout Pond Survey an Overwhelming Success! 
Project to continue and expand in 2012

May 10, 2012 - Missing 8 Year Old Boy Located

May 8, 2012 - Public Informational Meetings Regarding Waterfowl Hunting Zone Line Modifications

May 3, 2012 - WMD 9 Opens for Turkey Hunting

May 2, 2012 - Search Last Evening Locates a Mother and Her Two Children

May 1, 2012 - Moose Deadline Approaching!

May 1, 2012 - Endangered Piping Plovers nesting season underway in Maine; Beachgoers and Their Pets Urged to Stay Far Away from Nests on Maine Beaches

April 30, 2012 - Turkey Hunting Incident

April 30, 2012 - Migratory Bird Day at the Maine Wildlife Park

April 12, 2012 - Moose – Vehicle Collisions Approach Peak, Next Two Months Are Most Dangerous

April 11, 2012 - MDIF&W: Please Don't Feed or Attract the Bears 

April 6, 2012 - Maine Warden Service 2012 Annual Awards

April 2, 2012 - Maine Wildlife Park Opening for the 2012 Season

April 2, 2012 - Public working groups form to examine fisheries issues

March 25, 2012 - Missing Teenager - Stockton Springs

March 21, 2012 - Woodcock Names Rafferty to Head Division of Public Information and Education

March 19, 2012 - Missing 5 Year Old Girl Located - Other News From Maine Warden Service

March 16, 2012 - Two-Person Snowmobile Crash - One Injured, One Charged with OUI

March 15, 2012 - Micah Thomas Located Alive by Searchers

March 15, 2012 - Report of Missing Child in Dresden

March 14, 2012 - Preliminary 2011 Deer Harvest Numbers Released  

March 13, 2012 - Promotion of Sergeant Jason Luce

March 12,2012 - Maine Moose Permit Lottery odds of winning get better every year

March 9, 2012 - Remote Snowmobile Crash with Injuries

March 9, 2012 - SWAN ISLAND SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN ATTENDING WILDLIFE PROGRAMMING SPRING/FALL 2012!

March 5, 2012 - Fatal Snowmobile Crash This Weekend

February 28, 20112 - A Busy Night For Maine Game Wardens

February 21, 2012 - Man Sentenced For Shooting Bald Eagle

February 13, 2012 - NEW GAME WARDEN PILOT SELECTED

January 25, 2012 - Crystal Lake Ice Fishing Derby POSTPONED