MDIFW: Four Eaglets On Swan Island Mark A Maine First

**MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE** 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com]( http://www.mefishwildlife.com) Main Number: (207) 287-8000 **MEDIA: For more information, call Wildlife Biologist** Kendall Marden at (207) 547-5300 *July 28, 2011* ##Eaglets Provide Rare Sight At Swan Island Wildlife Management Area **RICHMOND, Maine -** A pair of nesting bald eagles at the Swan Island Wildlife Management Area have produced the first documented occurrence of four eaglets in a single nest in the history of the State of Maine, according to wildlife biologists from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. “This pair has produced a new milestone for eagle recovery in Maine,” said MDIF&W wildlife biologist Kendall Marden, who manages Swan Island. “After two years of unsuccessful nesting attempts, this year the pair successfully hatched four eaglets.

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MDIF&W Commissioner Woodcock: Improvements Slated for Moose Lottery, Deer Number Concerns

####MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com][1] Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *Contact: Edie Smith, director of information and education, at (207) 592-4348* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2011 **Improvements Slated for Moose Lottery, Deer Number Concerns** AUGUSTA, Maine – Significant changes to the state’s moose lottery and efforts to implement key components of Maine’s Game Plan for Deer are accomplishments being heralded by Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Commissioner Chandler Woodcock as the legislative session ends. The department aggressively examined the Moose Permit Lottery due to the concerns and complaints heard over the past years.

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MDIF&W Commissioner Woodcock Appoints Three to Leadership Posts

####MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 www.mefishwildlife.com Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *Media: For more information, call IF&W Spokeswoman Deborah Turcotte at (207) 287-6008 or (207) 592-1164* **Commissioner Woodcock Appoints Three to Leadership Posts** AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Commissioner Chandler Woodcock on Monday appointed three people to leadership roles within the state agency – Deputy Commissioner, Colonel of the Maine Warden Service, and Director of Public Information and Education.. “The leadership team of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is fortunate to have these dedicated and competent individuals on board,” according to Commissioner Woodcock. “I’m confident that these three individuals will have a positive impact on our continued efforts to accomplish the mission of preserving, protecting and enhancing Maine’s fish and wildlife resources.

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2009 RFA Home and Garden Tour on August 4th

The 2009 RFA Home and Garden Tour honors Rangeley’s history as an agricultural community and looks at a home recently built to capitalize on the joys of living in the pristine north woods in the twenty first century.

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