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.
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.
June 20, 2022 at 9:32 pm
Meet “Mariner,” the newly GPS-tagged great blue heron from Deer Isle. On June 3rd, Mariner became the 11th great blue heron in Maine to be added to the Heron Tracking Project that began in 2016.
June 17, 2022 at 2:59 pm
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!
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!
May 5, 2022 at 11:22 am
Maine’s wildlife biologists rely on community members to share their observations, including you!
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!
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!
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.
April 6, 2022 at 1:58 pm
Of the many harbingers of spring, herons returning to their colonies is my favorite! Before we embark on the 14th year of heron colony monitoring, let's first review results from the 2021 volunteer efforts.
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