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Cade McKenney, 10, leans against his grandfather's truck next to the deer he killed during youth deer day on Saturday at Bob's Kozy Korner in Orrington.

Wet weather doesn’t dampen spirits on Youth Deer Day in Maine

“We’re happy when we see the kids coming in. Youth Day is a big day.”
Registered Maine Guide Karen Francoeur, owner of Castine Kayak Adventures, paddles her sea kayak on Oct. 19, in Castine, near the mouth of the Bagaduce River.

Expert kayaker talks late-season paddling on the ‘Amazing Reversing Bagaduce’

For a number of avid paddlers like Maine Guide Karen Francoeur, foliage season is the perfect time to get out on the water.

Mainers believe that mountain lions walk among us

“We both saw it but nobody will believe us. But we know.”
Fail Better Farm owner Clayton Carter said recently that the yield of several vegetables was significantly lower due to the drought in Maine.

Weather Service: Current rain won’t cure Maine drought conditions

Two barnacle geese (rear) have been spotted at Collins Pond in Caribou. Barnacle geese typically winter in Ireland, Scotland, Germany and the Netherlands, but sometimes they end up in Maine. Bob Duchesne.

Finding the elusive barnacle geese in Caribou

When two birds from Europe show up in Maine, it’s time for a wild goose chase.
Chris Soper of Orland (center) and his son, Cameron, watch as Lee Kantar of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife records data on Cameron's 8-point, 178-pound deer in Orrington on Youth Deer Day in 2015.

As hunting season approaches, there are plenty of deer in the woods

Deer season is nearly upon us, and according to the state’s deer biologist, hunters will have a pretty good shot at succeeding this year.

Trapping restrictions to protect Lynx have hurt research on other species says DIF&W


Intern Investigates: Owl Attacks in Bangor City Forest


1-minute hike: Mead Mountain in Orland

Mead Mountain is a small mountain, rising just 660 feet above sea level in East Orland, but from dramatic ledges near its summit, hikers are rewarded with open views of Hothole Valley and the small mountains and hills beyond.

Is your kids’ screen time really as low as you think? Mine wasn’t.

A new study shows that kids are spending fifteen times more time watching Netflix than they do playing outside. How do my kids stack up on screen time?