Tag Archives: Maine moose

Maine Moose on the Loose: Lincoln photographer back with new book

A newborn calf and its mother walk through the water. This photo is one of many featured in "Maine Moose on the Loose," by Roger L. Stevens of Lincoln. (Roger L. Stevens photo)

Less than a year ago, photographer Roger L. Stevens Jr. fulfilled a dream when he self-published a book of stunning fox photos that he took near his home. Shortly after that, he followed up with “June the Loon,” a book that traced the first few months of life of an iconic Maine bird. Now Stevens […]

Moose permit lottery deadline is Thursday

If you’re hoping to head afield on the hunt of a lifetime this fall, your time is running out: The deadline for entering the 2015 Maine moose-permit lottery is nearly upon us. Prospective hunters have until 11:59 p.m. Thursday to enter the lottery online. To do that, go to mefishwildlife.com and follow the links. The […]

DIF&W backs off on cow moose proposal in WMD 9; 2,740 permits up for grabs this year

From left, Scott and Alex Humphrey, 13, stand next to a moose that Alex Humphrey shot Monday morning on the first day of the 2014 moose hunt. Brian Feulner| BDN

In response to local concern in the Greenville area over a proposal to add cow moose permits in Wildlife Management District 9, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife reversed course on Wednesday and finalized a plan that will not allow for hunting cow moose in that district this year. In addition, a proposed […]

4 moose illegally killed, wardens seek information

Four moose have been shot and killed in Aroostook County, and the Maine Warden Service is looking for help solving the crimes. Three of the moose were shot over a two-day period, Nov. 3 and 4, in Wildlife Management District 3. According to Sgt. Dan Menard of the Maine Warden Service, wardens do not think the […]

Helicopter crews radio-collaring Maine moose as next phase of study

For the past four years, wildlife biologist Lee Kantar has been compiling aerial survey data that has given state game managers a much better understanding of the state’s moose population. On Tuesday the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s moose research project took another huge leap forward with the commencement of a much-anticipated effort […]

Maine biologist: State’s moose herd is thriving, national population concerns complex

The opening paragraph of a Washington Post story that appeared on the BDN website on Tuesday was quite dramatic, especially here in Maine, a state where moose are an iconic critter that help fuel the tourism and hunting industries alike. “Moose in the northern United States are dying in what scientists say may be the start […]

Moose are out and about

After a couple weeks of steady sunshine and the consequent spring green-up, it’s no surprise that the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has issued its annual warning, advising motorists to keep an eye out for moose in the state’s roadways. Yes, folks, it’s that time again: Moose are out and about. And if […]

Hundreds pour in for moose-calling finale

Here’s a photo for you to ponder. Big crowd, eh? If I told you this photo was taken at 2 p.m. in Oquossoc, and you’ve been following Out There all day, you might think that folks are gearing up for the Rangeley Lakes Region Moose Lottery. And you’d be half right. These folks are on […]