Category Archives: Conservation

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 […]

Maine needs stronger rules to control exotic animals and protect native wildlife

Ball python

If you read the comments that followed my two outdoor news columns last week about exotic animals, you may have noticed that some of these people have a great disdain for those of us who champion Maine’s native wildlife. Some wrote that I should not be against possession of python snakes, because they are friendly […]

Time to put our differences aside and make the best of the new national monument

East Branch Penobscot River

On May 16, I testified in favor of the designation of a national monument on land owned by Elliotsville Plantation, at a public hearing hosted by U.S. Senator Angus King and the Director of the National Park Service. Now that the President has designated that area as a national monument, I think my remarks are […]