The use of eDNA sampling allows for detection of organisms without the need to trap, locate, or otherwise physically observe or handle them which can make it possible to detect new populations of invasive species, like zebra mussels, early on.
The chemical restoration of Big Wadleigh Pond was a tremendous success, reclaiming space for native Arctic charr.
Have Turkeys Been Wrongly Accused for the Uptick? The best way to address this dispute is to look to science for the answers.
Eight new species were added to Maine's Endangered and Threatened Species list, including five birds, one bat, one bee, and a beetle. Two of these species, the saltmarsh sparrow and Ashtons cuckoo bumble bee, are listed as Endangered, and the other six as Threatened.
A patient look beyond the leaves reveals truly magical moments of Maine's wildlife in autumn.
Late summer pours a tide of purple flowers across the sandplain grassland of Kennebunk Plains Wildlife Management Area.
Accurate mapping of reptiles and amphibians is a challenge, but community scientists can make important contributions through the Maine Amphibian and Reptile Atlas Project (MARAP).
While the reward for this career is high for those who love it, not all can hack the demands of the job.
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