Monthly Archives: September 2016

Predictions for grouse, woodcock, and turkey hunting

Grouse hunters may be frustrated this year, depending on where they hunt, but predictions for an increase in woodcock are exciting, and of course, turkey populations have exploded. Kelsey Sullivan wrote an interesting and informative article about DIF&W’s grouse research, for the North Maine Woods magazine, and I’ll include that article at the end of […]

Here’s a great chance to improve your wild game cooking skills

               Linda doesn’t let me anywhere near the kitchen to cook, unless it’s time to grill some wild game meat, so I’m looking forward to attending one of the wild game cooking workshops that Maine’s community colleges are offering in partnership with the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. And you can be sure I’ll […]

Fourth graders will love this poster! And you will too!

                Every fourth grade teacher in Maine – and every public library – will soon receive a fabulous full-color poster featuring endangered and threatened species. Each teacher will also receive a wildlife lesson packet. The poster will be unveiled today by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife […]

You’re the guest on the new edition of Wildfire!

Your opinions are the subject of the new edition of Wildfire, the TV talk show that I host with James Cote. While James and I discussed a lot of issues, including problems and opportunities at DIF&W’s fish hatcheries, and what the legislature achieved and didn’t achieve, we also spent a good deal of the time […]