MDIF&W: Wildlife Biologists Monitoring Peregrine Falcons in Portland

####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 Wildlife Biologist Judy Camuso at 657-2345* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2011 **Wildlife Biologists Monitoring Peregrine Falcons in Portland** PORTLAND, Maine — A popular pair of Peregrine falcons continue to get special attention from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. MDIF&W staff recently was joined with associates from the BioDiversity Institute and the Maine Department of Transportation to band Peregrine falcon chicks and collect data from a popular nesting site along a Portland bridge. “It’s part of an ongoing monitoring program to keep track of individual birds,” said MDIF&W Wildlife Biologist Judy Camuso.

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MDIF&W: Wildlife Biologists Monitoring Peregrine Falcons in Portland

MDIF&W Sets Controlled Moose Hunt for Eastern Aroostook County

####MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com]( http://www.mefishwildlife.com ) Public: Main Number: 287-8000 *Media: For more information, contact MDIF&W spokesperson Deborah Turcotte at (207) 592-1164* **Controlled Moose Hunt Set for Eastern Aroostook County** AUGUSTA – For the third consecutive year, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife will be conducting a controlled moose hunt in Aroostook County. The controlled hunt is in response to farmers’ concerns about crop depredation and to address concerns about high incidences of moose/vehicle collisions along Routes 1 and 161

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MDIF&W Sets Controlled Moose Hunt for Eastern Aroostook County