USF&W Director issues provocative call to action

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A provocative call-to-action by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe is getting a lot of attention across the nation. First delivered at this year’s North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Management Conference, Ashe pointed out challenges faced by sportsmen and women today, problems in our environmental and conservation communities, and called out our […]

Remembering our 2015 trip to Italy

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Last year we enjoyed another memorable trip to Italy. Each day I wrote about our adventure. Today, I’m remembering that wonderful trip, and sharing that daily diary with you. Enjoy!  Day One – In less than 12 hours, you can be in Italy! It amazing to know you can be in Italy in 12 hours. […]

Predictions for grouse, woodcock, and turkey hunting

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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

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               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 […]