removing fencing from the doe

Team Effort to Help a Doe in Peru

Recently, a doe was seen with a cable cinched around her waist. There was concern that the cable could continue to tighten and affect her survival so we tried to see if we could intervene. 

McBrine Maine Game Warden of the Year

2021 Maine Game Warden of the Year

Maine Warden Service is pleased to announce Joe McBrine as the 2021 Maine Game Warden of the Year.

MDIFW Commissioner Judy Camuso

Women in Wildlife

I recently read an article by a female colleague celebrating women in science and how far we have come in how we are treated. Yes, we have made great progress, yet nearly every day I am reminded how far we must go.

Recent Promotions in the Maine Warden Service

Lieutenant Aaron Cross

Lieutenant Aaron Cross began his career with the Maine Warden Service in 2007 as a district warden and was soon promoted

Easter’s On Its Way, And Peter Cottontail Needs Your Help!

[caption id="attachment_2798" align="alignright" width="518"] New England cottontails such as this one rely on thickets of dense shrubs and young trees.[/caption] By MDIFW Wildlife Biologist Cory Stearns With Easter nearly here, you might find yourself breaking into renditions of “Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail, hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on it’

IFW Successfully Saves And Restores Arctic Charr Population In Northern Maine Pond

[caption id="attachment_2399" align="alignright" width="448"] IFW Fisheries Biologist Frank Frost holds a Big Reed Arctic charr.

2017 Maine Migratory Waterfowl Stamp Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to Rebekah Lowell of Biddeford, the winner of the 2017 Maine Migratory Waterfowl Stamp Contest! Rebekah was one of 13 Maine Artists who submitted work in the contest, which was judged on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the State of Maine Sportsman’s Show in Augusta.

With ice-out, Rangeley, Mooselook and Richardson Lakes Should Offer Some Fine Fishing

[caption id="attachment_2287" align="alignright" width="507"] Large, plump salmon are often the reward if you are willing to dress warmly in order to troll Rangleley Lake right after ice out.[/caption] By IFW Fisheries Biologist Dave Howatt Based on our records, the average ice-out for Rangeley Lake is about May 3, but this year a couple of warm days and high winds moved things ahead and official i

IFW's Newest Poster Benefits Maine's Endangered And Threatened Species

[caption id="attachment_2102" align="alignright" width="472"] Maine's endangered and threatened species poster makes a beautiful gift and all proceeds help Maine's endangered and threatened wildlife.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2101" align="alignright" width="285"]

How Do You Reconnect A Stream For Brook Trout?

[caption id="attachment_2051" align="alignright" width="525"] Cat Alley Brook, upstream of the clogged culvert.[/caption] By IFW Fisheries Biologist Bob Van Riper On an early July morning, I worked fast to move 26 brook trout upstream and out of the way.