It’s best to leave young animals alone if you find them in the woods If you care, leave them there. by Jim Fahey, Outdoors contributor June 17, 2021June 20, 2021 Endangered species aren’t being protected the way they should in Maine by Bob Mallard, Outdoors contributor June 16, 2021June 16, 2021 Skowhegan man receives Wiggie Robinson Legendary Maine Guide Award by Pete Warner June 15, 2021June 15, 2021 Maine reports the most nesting piping plovers seen in 40 years by Fred Bever, Maine Public June 14, 2021June 14, 2021 Eddington hunter gets 1st moose permit after decades of failed attempts by Pete Warner Watch the drawing for the 2021 Maine moose permit lottery by Lindsay Putnam How to find out if you’re among the lucky hunters at Saturday’s moose permit lottery by Pete Warner Watch 2 loud black bear cubs play by Pushaw Lake by Pete Warner FISHING Stopping poachers is an essential part of a game warden’s job by Jim Fahey, Outdoors contributor May 6, 2021May 6, 2021 An overdue trip to the woods serves as a chance to celebrate new opportunities 4 secrets to early season fishing success, according to Maine’s biologists It’s time to make some more opening day fishing memories HUNTING Maine’s spring turkey hunt will end this week by The Associated Press June 1, 2021June 1, 2021 How to propose to the female hunter in your life Spring turkey hunt begins in Maine You had a lot of strong opinions about the Sunday hunting proposal MORE FROM ACT OUT WITH AISLINN SARNACKI 9 ways to repel deer flies and horse flies by Aislinn Sarnacki June 19, 2021June 19, 2021 Preparing to become a Maine Guide is best done with the help of others by Aislinn Sarnacki June 19, 2021June 18, 2021 3 expert tips for a successful 1st birding outing by Sam Schipani June 18, 2021June 18, 2021 Outdoors film showcasing ‘Moosehead Magic’ to air Sunday on NESN The one-hour feature film, produced by Explore New England Media, premieres at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 6, on NESN-TV. It will be rebroadcast at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 13. This bobcat is on the prowl in trail cam photo Bobcats are common throughout much of Maine, but they don’t often hang around long enough for folks to get a good look at them. A 2-headed alevin among the surprising lessons for Bangor students as they rear Maine Atlantic salmon The class did its Atlantic salmon study with help from Fish Friends, a program of the Maine Council of the Atlantic Salmon Federation, which provides information and learning materials to schools. The story of the intrepid reporter who launched land conservation in Maine The following is an excerpt from “Up for Grabs: Timber Pirates, Lumber Barons, and the Battles Over Maine’s Public Lands” by Thomas Urquhart. A coyote walks calmly past this Down East trail camera The coyote pictured is taking a leisurely stroll along a path in the woods behind Jaime Harmo home in Down East Maine, near the Dennysville River. Remember the reason for the holiday as you enjoy the Maine outdoors this weekend “Don’t forget to honor the sacrifices that have been made that allow us the freedom to live in this country and enjoy the Maine woods,” Jim Fahey writes. Watch paddlers rescue a drowning baby moose in Jackman A recent paddling trip turned into a rescue mission for a group of Mainers in Jackman. Mother goose takes her goslings for a swim in cute trail cam video A goose and goslings were spotted in the area two years ago and Garrett Murch wonders whether it might be the same bird that has returned to the wetland. Get outdoors. It’s the best way to escape all the noise. “We’re blessed in Maine to have abundant opportunities to spend time in the beauty of the outdoors. Take advantage of it,” BDN Outdoors Editor Pete Warner writes. Mystery animal named ‘Fluffy’ turns out to be albino woodchuck Some readers were convinced Fluffy was an ermine, an albino squirrel or a northern bog lemming. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.