So, You Want to Be a Wildlife Biologist?
March 17, 2023 at 9:48 am
While the reward for this career is high for those who love it, not all can hack the demands of the job.
Tips for Tracks
January 27, 2023 at 3:21 pm
Winter is the best time to learn to identify and interpret wildlife sign. Here are some tips to get started.
Strategies for the Snowy Season
December 2, 2022 at 11:22 am
As the days get shorter, temperatures drop, and snow begins to fall, how do you plan to spend the winter? Just like people, wildlife uses several winter survival strategies.
Fired Up about Conservation
October 5, 2022 at 3:08 pm
The first Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (TREX) to be held in the Northeast brought collaboration, mentorship, outreach, and fire to the sandplain grassland of Kennebunk Plains Wildlife Management Area. Prescribed burns are tactically designed with two main objectives: restore ecosystem function and decrease uncontrollable wildfire risk.
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.
The Art and Science of Aerial Insectivores
July 22, 2022 at 2:53 pm
Eating bugs for breakfast is an important job! Aerial insectivores navigate complex habitats with athleticism, artistry, and grace. How do they do it?
Summer Living with Bats
July 11, 2022 at 3:49 pm
Maine is home to 8 species of bats. If you are finding bats on your property, odds are they have been there longer than you realize!
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.
Penobscot County Conservation Association Honored with 2021 Maine Warden Service Colonel’s Award
June 23, 2022 at 10:05 am
The Penobscot County Conservation Association was honored with the 2021 Maine Warden Service Colonel’s Award on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, by Maine Warden Service Colonel Dan Scott. This award may be presented annually to an individual or individuals who the Colonel has determined have provided distinguished support and/or service to the Maine Warden Service and/or its mission.
While You Were Sleeping, We Were Electrofishing!
June 23, 2022 at 12:35 pm
Electrofishing is a highly effective way to non-lethally sample a population and is very efficient for studying bass during their May-June spawning season.
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