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.
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!
January 27, 2021 at 1:26 pm
Interview with Hoi Ning Ngai by MDIFW R3 Coordinator Katie Yates After participating in a firearms workshop hosted by MDIFW for the Ladies Adventure Club at the Department’s Summerhaven Shooting Range in Augusta, Hoi Ning Ngai reached out to share her thoughts on the experience.
September 1, 2016 at 12:24 pm
Check out some of the upcoming family field days scheduled for September!
February 16, 2016 at 2:51 pm
DUE TO UNSAFE ICE CONDITIONS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2016! Join us on March 12 at Range Pond State Park for a fun day on the ice! New to ice fishing? Not a problem! Department staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide instruction. You can still enter the derby for a chance to win some great prize!All proceeds will help fund scholarships for Camp North Woods. Derby tickets are just $10 for adults and $5 for children 15 and under.
February 14, 2016 at 9:22 am
Foodies Gone Wild…Game! Southern Maine Community College (SMCC), in partnership with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (IFW), bring exciting and delicious courses to the table. Each will offer a cooking demonstration and tasting with SMCC culinary faculty Geoffrey Boardman and information and educational discussion with IFW experts in the field. Saturdays, 9 am – 12 pm $40 p
January 12, 2016 at 1:11 pm
Each year, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife conducts a contest to select artwork for the Maine Migratory Waterfowl Hunting Stamp. The contest, which first bega in 1984, is open to Maine residents who are 18 years of age or older. The species chosen for the 2016 contest is the Blue-winged Teal.
January 5, 2016 at 10:46 am
There is nothing like a little snow on the ground to get me excited about winter! I love spending time in the outdoors during the colder months of the year. There is so much to do and so much to learn!
November 3, 2015 at 10:35 am
It's hunting season and we want to know how you make memories in the Maine outdoors! Share your favorite photos from the field or from the stand on Instagram and use the hashtag #HuntME for a chance to win an IFW logo camo hunting tote full of IFW logo apparel and goodies!
August 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm
[caption id="attachment_921" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Evening colors over Rangeley Lake[/caption] Recently, Maine hosted the 4th meeting of the Eastern Golden Eagle Working Group (EGEWG) group in Rangeley July 9-11. This is an international collaboration of scientists and managers f
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