Category Archives: Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife News

DIFW Award Winners

Staff members at the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife were recognized recently with awards. Here’s DIF&W’s press release announcing the awards. MDIFW Staff Members Recognized For Outstanding Work At Wildlife Division Meeting AUGUSTA, Maine — Kendall Marden, a wildlife biologist in the Sidney office, was honored with one of the Maine Department of Inland […]

Maine’s Lee Kantar gets Distinguished Moose Biologist Award

Maine’s moose biologist, Lee Kantar does a remarkable job, and is very well respected, so it was no surprise that he won the Distinguished Moose Biologist Award at the 53rd North American Moose Conference recently in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. Here’s the announcement: MDIFW Moose Biologist Honored With International Award AUGUSTA, Maine — Lee Kantar, Maine’s […]

Any-deer permits by district

DIF&W has announced this year’s any-deer permit numbers. Here’s the list by WMD, with the agency’s explanation. The Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is proposing to adopt antlerless deer permit (ADP) numbers for the 2019 regular deer hunting season and special muzzle-loading season by setting specific permit allocations for the 29 Wildlife Management Districts […]

Legislature debates Advisory Council nominees and law changes

On Wednesday the legislature’s IFW Committee held confirmation hearings for 6 people nominated for positions on the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Advisory Council. Among other things, the Council must approve all DIFW rules. The nominees are Jerry Scribner of Belgrade, Lindsay Ware of Ellsworth, Robert Duchesne of Old Town, Albro Cowperthwaite Jr of Linneus, Kristin […]