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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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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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 Permit Lottery is June 18 at Cabela’s in Scarborough

####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 MDIF&W Spokeswoman Deborah Turcotte at (207) 592-1164* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2011 **2011 Maine Moose Permit Lottery Set For June 18 at Cabela’s** AUGUSTA – The 2011 Maine Moose Permit Lottery Will take place Saturday, June 18, at Cabela’s in Scarborough. The public and media are encouraged to attend. Cabela’s is planning a full day of activities starting at 10 a.m., including moose hunting tips, a pre-season scouting report and a barbeque contest

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