Operation Dry Water: Maine Warden Service on Lookout For Impaired Boaters

####MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com]( http://www.mefishwildlife.com ) Public — Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *MEDIA: For more information, call Director of Information and Education Edie Smith at 592-4348* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2011 **OPERATION DRY WATER: Maine Warden Service On Lookout For Impaired Boaters** AUGUSTA, Maine – For the first official weekend of summer, the Maine Warden Service and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators are beefing up their efforts to find boaters operating under the influence of alcohol and drugs. “Operation Dry Water” takes place June 24-26 across the United States, as law enforcement agencies emphasize deterring impaired boaters and educating the public about the dangers associated with boating and operating under the influence (OUI). One in five boating fatalities nationwide result from boating OUIs, and in Maine nearly 15 percent of all boating incidents involve alcohol or drugs

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Operation Dry Water: Maine Warden Service on Lookout For Impaired Boaters

MDIF&W: 2011 Any-Deer Permit Applications Now Available Online

####MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com]( http://www.mefishwildlife.com ) PUBLIC: Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *Media: Contact Director of Information and Education Edie Smith at (207) 592-4348* FOR IMMEDIDATE RELEASE June 23, 2011 **2011 Any-Deer Permit Applications Now Available** AUGUSTA, Maine – Applications for 2011 any-deer (antlerless) permit lottery are now available online from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. A total of 26,390 any-deer permits will be issued in 11 of the state’s 29 wildlife management districts for this year’s whitetail deer hunting season, which begins in late October

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2011 Maine Moose Lottery One for the Record Books; Next Year’s Event in Rangeley

####MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com]( http://www.mefishwildlife.com ) PUBLIC: Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *MEDIA: Contact DIF&W Director of Information & Education Edie Smith at (207) 592-4348* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2011 **2011 Maine Moose Lottery One for Record Books; Next Year’s Event in Rangeley** SCARBOROUGH, Maine – Prospective Maine moose hunters this week are finding out whether their name was pulled in this year’s Maine Moose Permit Lottery, held last Saturday, June 18 at Cabela’s. More than 1,500 people came to the national retailer’s Maine site to partake in a day of activities that included a barbeque contest, moose call techniques, moose hunt seminars – and the reading of 3,862 permit winners’ names, the most in the 31-year history of the lottery

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2011 Maine Moose Lottery One for the Record Books; Next Year’s Event in Rangeley