Category Archives: Conservation

$6 million to be invested in fish habitat and private road improvements

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A very significant federal grant of $6 million is coming to Maine to restore more than 250 miles of fish habitat in northern and eastern Maine and help private forestland owners reduce the impacts of flooding on road networks. This announcement from the partners in the Maine Aquatic Connectivity Restoration Project is a very important […]

More groups must apply for funding from Maine’s Outdoor Heritage Fund

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When the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine and Maine Audubon teamed up to create the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund, I’m not sure any of us realized how much this program would contribute to an amazing array of outdoor recreation and conservation projects. We gathered signatures to put the proposal on the ballot, but in a very […]

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

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                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 […]