Fishway At Grand Lake Stream Provides Access To Cooler, Deeper Water For Landlocked Salmon And Trout From Grand Lake Stream

July 23, 2018 at 10:49 am

By IFW Fisheries Biologist Jacob Scoville [caption id="attachment_3018" align="alignright" width="309"] A brook trout leaps over the falls in the fish way seeking the deeper, cooler water of West Grand Lake.[/caption] On June 22nd fisheries biologists in the Downeast Region opened the fishway at the West Grand Lake dam in Grand Lake Stream to allow

Regional Wildlife Biologists Jobs Can Vary Greatly

July 18, 2018 at 4:58 pm

By Regional Wildlife Biologist Scott McLellan [caption id="attachment_3002" align="alignright" width="492"] In the center of this photo is a frigga frittillary butterfly.[/caption] The life of a regional wildlife biologist involves wearing many hats, and can require working with a diversity of species within a short period of time.  One can respond to the call of a dead mo

Birding for Bruce

ArrayJuly 11, 2018 at 3:21 pm

By Doug Hitchcox Fellow birders, I am asking you to participate in a very specialevent this week. As many of you mayalready know, Bruce Barker has beenfighting a tough battle against a rare and very aggressive cancer.Sadly, treatmentshave been unsuccessful and he is currently in home hospice and not able to havevisitors.

Two Years Later, Two More Herons Tagged for Tracking

July 3, 2018 at 3:21 pm

Two years after five of Maine’s great blue herons were outfitted with high-tech GPS transmitters, IFW once again worked closely with teachers and students from Nokomis Regional High School in Newport, Center Drive School in Orrington, and Haworth Academic Center in Bangor to re-deploy two of the tags on new herons.