Category Archives: Environmental Issues

Endangered Species getting a boost

The legislature is working to strengthen our protection of endangered species. The bill expands the authority of game wardens to cite people who violate the protective laws for endangered and threatened species, and increases penalties for violations. Here is a report on this bill from Maine Audubon. This is great news! A unanimous Committee Report […]

Bonnie Holding Recognized with Award

Here’s some great news from DIF&W. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife honored longtime Maine guide Bonnie Holding of Coplin Plantation with the Wiggie Robinson Legendary Maine Guide Award on Saturday night. The award was presented by Commissioner Judy Camuso at the Maine Professional Guides Association annual banquet in Brewer. “This award is […]

Time to help with brook trout survey

Maine Audubon is again sponsoring a brook trout survey this year. The information collected is very important to our effort to protect and enhance our remarkable population of native brook trout. I hope you will sign up to participate in this year’s survey. Here is the information I received from Maine Audubon.   Happy Spring! […]

Outdoor Heritage Fund Changes Proposed

The Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine proposed significant changes in the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund, in a bill sponsored for SAM by Senator Russell Black. SAM’s proposal would limit to 20% the amount of funding state agencies could receive from MOHF, and forbid commissioners who are on the MOHF Board to vote on their agency’s projects. […]