Maine Amphibian & Reptile Atlas Project Final Year
April 18, 2023 at 6:18 pm
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).
Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA)
August 25, 2022 at 9:43 am
Recovering America’s Wildlife Act is an opportunity to protect and enhance fish and wildlife in Maine and the United States for future generations.
Wading for Wood Turtles
August 3, 2022 at 4:32 pm
MDIFW Biologists conduct wood turtle surveys to verify and track occurrences of the Species of Concern, improve knowledge of habitat use and home range, and effectively map them for conservation planning.
Chesuncook Lake Salmon Fishery Update
June 28, 2022 at 3:35 pm
We’ve invested a lot of time since implementing a new management strategy on Chesuncook Lake back in 2018. We are getting close to our harvest goal, and the fish are starting to respond.
Big Atlas Weekend 2022 - June 24-26
June 17, 2022 at 11:34 am
This exciting annual event is a fun way for birders from across the state to document breeding birds and come together as a birding community.
BEE on the Lookout for the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee
June 2, 2022 at 5:10 pm
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is looking for the federally Endangered Rusty Patched Bumble Bee and we need more eyes!
Mapping Maine’s Salamanders, Frogs, Turtles, and Snakes
May 5, 2022 at 11:22 am
Maine’s wildlife biologists rely on community members to share their observations, including you!
Maine Bird Atlas Final Season
April 28, 2022 at 11:59 am
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!
2022 Season Kickoff Meeting
April 15, 2022 at 11:15 am
On Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 6:30 pm (EDT) we’re kicking off the 5th and final season of the Maine Bird Atlas with an evening for Atlas volunteers to connect, strategize, get inspired, and hear all the latest atlas updates from the team of project coordinators!
New England Cottontails have returned to Scarborough Marsh Wildlife Management Area!
April 15, 2022 at 12:41 pm
MDIFW’s restoration efforts for the New England cottontail rabbits (a State Endangered species) is a multi-faceted approach.
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