Tag Archives: Maine moose

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 […]