Concerned about Maine’s high population of bears, the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is considering a variety of ways to reduce the population. Most likely will be allowing hunters to kill two bears, a one-week extension of the bear… Read More
    I can only hope that Madeira Starling never runs out of stories of Mayo Mills. I thoroughly enjoyed her stories in her third book, Legends Of Mayo Mills, subtitled The Adventures of Benny and Me, just as I did the stories in her first two books. Read More
A number of animals stick around for Maine’s long, harsh winters, but the population of active wild things in the state notably increases in the spring as birds migrate up from the south, black bears climb out of their dens and frogs emerge from the mud. Read More

Outdoors Blogs

            DIF&W Commissioner Judy Camuso is very excited about shooting a turkey last week. This is the first wild animal Judy has taken, and as she told me the story I could tell she was very pleased.            … Read More
The time is now to register your 12-16 year old for the Teen Wilderness Expedition! This program is offered by the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District and is a partnership with the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC). Together, we have designed this exceptional 3-day, 2-night, all-inclusive adventure… Read More
BANGOR — Pints & Pups will be on the Bangor Waterfront, Sunday, June 23, 11-5.  This is a family-friendly, tail-waggin’ day of fun to celebrate the dogs we love and raise shelter and adoption awareness while enjoying live music, craft beers, games, contests, prizes, entertainment, and more!… Read More
    BELFAST — Kicking off the RunBelfast race series this year, Coastal Mountains Land Trust again celebrates National Trails Day with a fun run/walk on the Belfast Rail Trail, June 1 at 9:00 am. There will be both a 5 mile and 3 mile (5K) option.  All… Read More