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Bucksport angler wins drift boat trip contest

By John Holyoke on April 03, 2013, at 4:38 p.m.
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Moose-permit lottery accepting applications

By John Holyoke on March 15, 2013, at 1:35 p.m.
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A bull moose stands in an open area of Maine's Wildlife Management District 19. Lee Kantar, a wildlife biologist for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, performed a moose survey by helicopter Tuesday morning, Jan. 29, 2013.

Helicopter surveys bolster moose research effort

By John Holyoke on Jan. 31, 2013, at 3:20 p.m.
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Ed Hendrickson of Brewer made several runs at the Hermon Mountain Ski Area on Wednesday. Hendrickson is 92-years-old and said he intends to ski as long as he is able.

92-year-old skier still heeds the need for speed

By John Holyoke on Jan. 17, 2013, at 6:03 p.m.
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Chairs on the Snubber lift show the signs of a snowstorm that dropped nearly 30 inches of snow on parts of Sugarloaf over the past two days.

Looking for snow? Head north, or to the mountains

By John Holyoke on Dec. 19, 2012, at 2:48 p.m.
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Among the birds a group of birders identified recently: The red-necked grebe.

Boring Bob auditions for birding reality series

By Bob Duchesne on Dec. 14, 2012, at 12:56 p.m.
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In this July 2011 photo, a moose picks its head up from eating grass from Pierce Pond in North New Portland, Maine. The state Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife announced Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, that a winter aerial moose population survey shows Maine has about 76,000 moose.

Hunters heading afield in search of moose

By John Holyoke on Sept. 21, 2012, at 2:27 p.m.
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A black bear scratches his neck on a plant in his enclosure in the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray in May 2012.

Active bears have caught DIF&W’s eye

By John Holyoke on July 06, 2012, at 11:56 a.m.
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More readers share their camp memories

By John Holyoke on July 04, 2012, at 5:38 p.m.
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85-year-old camper’s tradition is a leap of faith

By John Holyoke on June 15, 2012, at 3:29 p.m.
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Construction vehicles stand ready to remove concrete from the Great Works dam in Bradley as demolition starts to take place Monday, June 11, 2012. The Great Works dam stretches across the Penobscot River from Bradley to Old Town.

Dam removal a milestone for the Penobscot

By John Holyoke on June 12, 2012, at 1:15 p.m.
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It’s time to think about getting outdoors

By John Holyoke on Feb. 24, 2012, at 2:31 p.m.
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It’s time to enter Maine’s moose permit lottery

By John Holyoke on Feb. 08, 2012, at 12:51 p.m.
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Peter Ruksznis (right), Department of Marine Resources fisheries biologist, catches Atlantic salmon eggs in a cup to pour into large, handmade funnels that will let the eggs sink into a hole they made in the bottom of Cove Brook in Winterport.

Biologists plant Atlantic salmon eggs in Winterport’s Cove Brook

By John Holyoke on Feb. 03, 2012, at 1:48 p.m.
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Old Sugarloaf lift led to memorable run

By John Holyoke on Dec. 21, 2011, at 3:51 p.m.
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Virginia Mattson-Tracy, 81, of Hermon shot this six-point buck after spying it through her kitchen window.

81-year-old woman spies deer from kitchen window, fills tag

By John Holyoke on Nov. 25, 2011, at 12:50 p.m.
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Readers answer age-old hunting question

By John Holyoke on Nov. 23, 2011, at 1:05 p.m.
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Well-known birder takes reins as BDN columnist

By John Holyoke on Nov. 18, 2011, at 1 p.m.
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BDN’s John Holyoke launches ‘Out There’ blog

By John Holyoke on Nov. 11, 2011, at 1:34 p.m.
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Three shootings in one weekend a black mark against hunters

By John Holyoke on Nov. 09, 2011, at 2:14 p.m.