Category Archives: Maine

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! […]

Snowmobile registration fee hike killed

An increase in the snowmobile registration fee was killed by the legislature’s IFW Committee, after a lengthy discussion. The bill would have increased the registration fee by $30, if the snowmobiler did not belong to a snowmobile club. Legislators recognized that the club membership would be difficult to verify at the town offices where snowmobiles […]

Great outdoor opportunity for kids

Here’s a great outdoor adventure and opportunity for Maine kids. But you must act quickly. Here’s the info, provided by Maine’s Department of Inland fisheries and Wildlife. Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) is a 4-H and FFA youth natural resource program dedicated to teaching wildlife and fisheries habitat management to junior and senior level (ages […]

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. […]