Category Archives: Outdoor Recreation

Game Wardens spend less than half their time policing hunting and fishing

Earlier this year I asked the Maine Warden Service for the latest data on how they spend their time. Unfortunately, the most recent report was issued in 2013. Nothing since then. So that’s the report I obtained from them. The 53 page report is interesting and includes information about where their money comes from, trends […]

State Museum and Library host evening focused on Maine sporting camps

                My book, titled Maine Sporting Camps, was published in May, with my hope that it will encourage readers to visit sporting camps on a regular basis for the very best outdoor experiences. On Wednesday night, November 16, at 6:30 pm, I’ll be talking about the book and the history of our sporting camps at […]

Pythons, wardens, hatcheries and lots more outdoor issues will be debated by next legislature

               Well, the elections will be over soon (thank goodness!) and many of us will get into the woods in pursuit of whitetails, so it must be time to set our sights on the Maine legislature where lots of important issues may be debated – and possibly even decided – in 2017. Here are some […]

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

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 […]