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  • Published
    March 28, 2010

    Dispatches

    AUGUSTA Deadlines approaching for moose permit applications Paper applications for the 2010 moose permit lottery are due by 5 p.m. Thursday at the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife in Augusta. The applications must be postmarked or delivered to IFW by the deadline, which provides adequate time for the department to process the paperwork […]

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    March 28, 2010

    Kish: Add Bristol to your must-hike list

    Wave after curling wave rushes inward from the deep green waters of Muscongus Bay, crashing into the fractured rocks of the shoreline and bursting ocean spray about like frothy fireworks. Safely perched above the scene on Leighton Head, we enjoy a front row seat for the awesome natural display on this magic mile of Maine […]

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    March 28, 2010

    Sky Chart: What’s Up in April

    Yes, it's a month with plenty to watch in the heavens

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    March 28, 2010

    Fleming: Fly-fishing industry has a filmmaker in Bethel native

    They call it fishing porn. And it’s proudly made in Maine. Moreover, some Mainers think these trendy new documentary-style films on fast fishing and happy fishermen will gain in popularity. These movies are about how to love fishing, not how to fish — and despite the nickname for these videos, they’re wholesome, educational and absolutely […]

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    March 28, 2010

    You want fun? Done.

    Maine's state park system celebrates its 75th birthday with a series of parties – Family Fun Days – and you're invited.

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    March 28, 2010

    Snowmobiling: Alterations salvage premier of Pro-Am race

    Less than 24 hours before the inaugural Maine 100 Pro-Am Cross Country Snowmobile Race scheduled for March 20, things were looking very grim, or more specifically, very brown. A week of temperatures in the 50s in Greenville had melted the snow off all of Bullwinkle’s raceway, leaving only dirt. “When we took the USCC (United […]

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    March 28, 2010

    Allen Afield: Sportsman’s Show has something for everyone

    The 30th annual State of Maine Sportsman’s Show – the largest and most prestigious show of its kind in the state – runs April 2-4 at the Augusta Civic Center. The 2010 show ranks as the largest one in the event’s 30-year history, according to Harry Vanderweide, the organizer. This spring’s production includes 100 seminars […]

  • Published
    March 21, 2010

    Volunteers needed to track cemetery bird communities

    PORTLAND — Project Canopy, the city of Portland and Maine Audubon Society are developing a project working with area birders to monitor changes in Evergreen Cemetery’s bird communities. “We’re encouraging experienced birders to volunteer their time and record bird observations while walking and then to report their findings to Cornell’s eBird site,” Project Canopy director […]

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    March 21, 2010

    Trail & Error: A new bird-watcher can wing it

    Cardinals are red, crows are black, and gulls have a penchant for sandwich stealing. Therein lies my bird-watching wisdom. Or lack thereof. I often watch my neighbor’s bird feeders, which are placed agreeably close to my kitchen window. But when it comes to identifying the sundry winged visitors who frequent that South Portland hot spot, […]

  • Published
    March 21, 2010

    Waiting with baited breath

    Anglers cast their attention to April 1, when a new law will drastically liberalize fishing on lakes and ponds in southern and eastern Maine.

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