Tag Archives: Canada lynx

Ever watch two Canada lynx prepare for a fight? Now you have

Aron Bishop’s job as an entomology technician for the Maine Forest Service’s Forest Health Division requires that he spends a lot of time deep in the Maine woods. “We see cool stuff every day,” Bishop says. “I’m always keeping my eyes open.” On July 10, while working in remote T9, R17 in the northwestern corner […]

Lynx in the wild: Trail camera captures image near Greenville

Wild critters abound here in Maine. Keep your eyes peeled, and you never know what you’ll see. Take advantage of technological advances, and you might even get photos of some cool animals, even if you’re sitting comfortably at home and your trail camera is out in the deep, cold woods. Earlier this week Jeff Davis […]

Coyotes not a factor in incidental take discussions

For years, the question cropped up regularly at meetings of sportsmen and sportswomen around the state, and for years, then-commissioner Roland “Danny” Martin of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife offered similar responses. The question: When is the state going to restart its coyote-snaring program? And the answer: Not before the state receives […]

Incidental take permit sessions on tap this week

Sorry for the repetition, but it’s time to say the magic words again: Incidental take permit. As I mentioned a few Out There posts again, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has applied to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for just such a permit, which would authorize the incidental take of Canada […]

Lynx permit up for discussion; Who’ll show up?

Utter the words “incidental take permit” at a meeting of hunters in rural Maine, and you’re likely to get an earful, as state and federal officials are sure to find out in the coming weeks. Those hunters have long memories, you see. And many of them will tell you a primary reason the state’s deer […]