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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Media Advisory: Phone Press Conference on Bat Disease, White-Nose Syndrome, Today at 11 a.m.

###MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 www.mefishwildlife.com Public: Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *Media: For more information, call IF&W Spokeswoman Deborah Turcotte at (207) 592-1164* ####M E D I A A D V I S O R Y **Bat Disease, White-Nose Syndrome, Confirmed in Maine; Not Harmful to Humans, but Deadly to Bats** AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has received confirmation that white-nose syndrome, a disease that has killed more than one million bats in eastern North America, now is in Maine. Wildlife biologists from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be available for a media phone press conference at 11 a.m.

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Media Advisory: Phone Press Conference on Bat Disease, White-Nose Syndrome, Today at 11 a.m.

Peak foliage color arrives in western Maine

RUMFORD — Foliage color is now peaking in the River Valley area and spreading through the lakes and mountains region of western Maine, according to the fourth fall foliage report from the Maine Department of Conservation. Forest rangers in the tracking zone covering Bethel, Rangeley,..

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Salmon fishing event June 11-13 on Mooselookmeguntic Lake

RANGELEY – “Mooselookmeguntic Lake’s landlocked salmon need your help” read a message from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. The landlocked salmon has been one of Maine’s most highly prized sport fish and Mooselookmeguntic Lake in the Rangeley Lakes Region has been one of the premier places to catch this game fish for over 125 years.

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Salmon fishing event June 11-13 on Mooselookmeguntic Lake