Many don’t realize it, but at some point or another, you’ve likely been in the presence of a bear in the Maine woods. Here are some facts about our state’s bears!
Malnutrition, disease, habitat degradation, and habituation are serious consequences of feeding ducks and geese.
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is looking for the federally Endangered Rusty Patched Bumble Bee and we need more eyes!
The recent fish kill of adult largemouth bass seen in Webber Pond is an example of a fish kill with natural causes exacerbated by stressors of seasonally low dissolved oxygen, excessive levels of common protozoan parasites and a pathogen specifically harmful to just one species of fish.
It only takes a quick look into the animal kingdom to see that motherhood comes in many forms.
Maine’s wildlife biologists rely on community members to share their observations, including you!
The Maine Bird Atlas is in the home stretch but there is a lot of work to be done in the final season! We’ll get there, block by block, but we need your help. This 5-year statewide project will guide Maine’s future bird conservation efforts, and every submission helps!
MDIFW’s restoration efforts for the New England cottontail rabbits (a State Endangered species) is a multi-faceted approach.
The short answer is, to get to the vernal pool! Of course, there’s more to it than that, so here’s a bit more about vernal pools and why many amphibians are now on the move.
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