Moose survival study continues with a focus on winter tick

January 2, 2020 at 2:33 pm

For five years, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has been conducting aerial surveys to better understand the health of Maine’s moose population. This aerial survey data is combined with reproductive data from female moose (ovaries) and age data from moose teeth (removed at registration stations during hunting season) to give biologists more information about Maine’s moose population than ever before.