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American eels are the original Transformers!  Learn more at this month’s Sunkhaze Café, for students of all ages, free and open to the public.

Migrating Fish of the Penobscot – American eels

By Karen Robertson on Feb. 20, 2017, at 9:33 a.m.
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American eels are the original Transformers!  Learn more at this month’s Sunkhaze Café, for students of all ages, free and open to the public.

Migrating Fish of the Penobscot – American eels

By Karen Robertson on Feb. 20, 2017, at 6:17 a.m.
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Avian Haven said they removed a dozen quills while treating the owl.

Bethel couple rescues injured owl from prickly situation

By CBS 13 on Feb. 18, 2017, at 1:11 p.m.
Avian Haven said they removed a dozen quills while treating the owl.
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Canadian lynx

Judge dismisses lawsuit over incidental Canada lynx trapping

By Fred Bever, Maine Public on Feb. 17, 2017, at 10:36 a.m.
A federal judge in Bangor has thrown out a lawsuit claiming that state and federal wildlife officials were failing to protect the threatened Canada Lynx as required by the Endangered Species Act.
POLL QUESTION
Moosehead Lake is seen from a viewpoint on the hiking trail on Little Moose Mountain on Dec. 4, 2016, in the state-owned Little Moose Public Reserved Land Unit, which covers more than 15,000 acres in Big Moose and Moosehead Junction townships.

Moosehead Lake Region offering new trails, outdoor adventures and challenges

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Feb. 17, 2017, at 1 a.m.
In 2014, the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands announced that construction had begun on an expanded network of trails in the Moosehead Lake Region. Three years later, this project has come a long way.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

8 things to consider before hiking in deep snow

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 4:17 p.m.
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Lowell Bailey from the U.S. reacts at the IBU World Championships, Men's 15km Individual, in Hochfilzen, Austria on Thursday.

Former MWSC athlete wins first-ever U.S. gold at biathlon world championships

By John Holyoke on Feb. 16, 2017, at 4:07 p.m.
Lowell Bailey became the first U.S. athlete to win an individual gold medal in the International Biathlon Union World Championships.
THE VIRTUAL ANGLER

Street Food, Or, Good Enough For Me And Anthony B

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 3:59 p.m.
OUT THERE

Share your fishing adventures to #FishME

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 3:36 p.m.
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Baby great horned owls sit in a nest. The species is found throughout North America right up to the tree line in Canada, and down through much of South America all the way to Argentina. While mammals are the owls’ top prey, and birds are number two, owls of the desert dine on scorpions and consume many reptiles and snakes.

Don’t underestimate the ferocity of the great horned owl

By Bob Duchesne, Special to the BDN on Feb. 16, 2017, at 2:35 p.m.
In a battle between an owl and an eagle, bet on the owl.
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Maine Audubon’s Field Pond hosts a Project Learning Tree and Forest Inventory Growth workshop

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 12:22 p.m.
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Friends Lily Bernier (left) and Abby Bergmark, fourth graders at the Mary Snow School, walk down a plowed sidewalk on Linden Street in Bangor on their way to school Thursday morning

See where the storm dropped the most snow around the state

By Darren Fishell on Feb. 16, 2017, at 12:08 p.m.
Southern Maine and some Down East areas bore the brunt of the snowstorm that passed over the state Wednesday night.
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Dogsledding at Viles Arboretum.

Dogsled rides special at Viles Arboretum for school vacation

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 12 p.m.
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Bangor Land Trust to hold 16th annual meeting

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 11:43 a.m.
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Colby College students helped build the Hidden Knoll Trail in Freedom, open to the public for snowshoeing and hiking.

Midcoast Conservancy Land Trust conserves land in Freedom for public benefit

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 11:26 a.m.
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Discover and practice the art of outdoor mindful mediation with KELT on Saturday, February 25 at Morse Pond Preserve in Georgetown.

KELT to hold a mindful meditation hike at Morse Pond Preserve in Georgetown

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 11:01 a.m.
SUMMER IN MAINE: KIDS, CAMPS, COMMUNITY

Camps Giving Back: Identifying and Helping to Meet Their Communities’ Needs

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 10:32 a.m.
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Caroline Pete of Old Town (left) and Grady Ludders of Exeter try their hand at a version of curling on Lac d'Or at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge in Old Town during Winter Fun Day on Feb. 11.

Families flock to Hirundo for all kinds of winter fun

By John Holyoke on Feb. 16, 2017, at 10:30 a.m.
More than 100 people gathered for a Winter Fun Day at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge under cloudy skies, steady snow and temperatures that struggled to top 10 degrees.
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Skiing, snowshoeing, and winter biking offered at Quarry Road Trails Community Ski Free Day Feb. 19

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 9:43 a.m.
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Eddie Walsh of Portland's Parks and Recreation Department clears snow from City Hall Plaza, Jan. 18, 2017.

Third storm this week dumps about a foot of snow in southern Maine

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 16, 2017, at 9:24 a.m.
Southern portions of the state were clobbered with another foot of snow on top of the 2-plus feet that fell in a blizzard earlier this week.