Category Archives: Wildlife

Arctic Fox Walks 2,176 miles

I read this interesting story on line recently. A young Arctic fox has walked across the ice from Norway’s Svalbard islands to northern Canada in an epic journey, covering 3,506 km (2,176 miles) in 76 days. “The fox’s journey has left scientists speechless,” according to Greenland’s Sermitsiaq newspaper. Researchers at Norway’s Polar Institute fitted the […]

Angus King steps up for hunters and wildlife

Maine’s U.S. Senator Angus King has stepped up to support hunters, wildlife, and everyone who loves the outdoors. Angus loves to fish and hunt ducks, so his support for our outdoor heritage is no surprise to me. Here is the press release describing the actions Angus has taken. WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine), […]

Many states are overrun with deer

I recently read an amazing article by Jim Sterba about huge problems with deer all over the country. Jim’s column was published by the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) in Bozeman, Montana. You can read Jim’s article here:   https://www.perc.org/2019/06/19/whitetail-wars/ And here are a few things from the article, to wet your appetite. Tom […]

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 […]