Tag Archives: Maine Forest Rangers

Forest rangers invite public to help landowners, clean up illegal dumping sites

Most of the state’s outdoor enthusiasts spend at least a portion of their time afield on private land, thanks to the landowners who allow access to their acreage. Some parcels of land are large, others small. But wherever people recreate in Maine, there is a common problem that threatens future access for all of us. […]

Bill to arm rangers gets huge support; House tables effort pending possible amendment

A bill that would arm Maine’s forest rangers was overwhelmingly supported by the House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon, but that landslide vote was set aside when the bill was immediately tabled pending a possible amendment. “There was some discussion on whether an amendment is needed to look at a training requirement,” explained Rep. Jeff […]