While Australia is killing 2 million feral cats, Maine allows them to be captured, fixed up, and released back into the woods.

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Should feral cats be released back into the woods, after they’ve been captured and cleaned up? And is that legal in Maine? Good questions! While Maine law is unclear, people are being allowed to capture feral cats, sterilize and clean them up, and release them back into the woods. Some local animal shelters are doing […]

Wildfire tackles the tough moose questions with guide Guy Randlett

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Concerned about the decline in Maine’s moose population? Wondering if moose hunting will survive? Or if we’ll be able to easily see moose again anytime soon? On the new edition of Wildfire, my cohost James Cote and I explore these and other questions and issues involving moose, with our guest Guy Randlett. Guy actually won […]

Roger AuClair: a renowned and revered fisheries biologist

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Roger AuClair should never be forgotten. I especially appreciated his relentless advocacy for our native brook trout. Along with fisheries biologist Forrest Bonney, Roger helped me to understand how important Maine’s native and wild brook trout are, and inspired me to work to protect and enhance them. With leadership from the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine, […]