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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Maine Warden Service Pilot Gordon Dies in Plane Crash

####MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 www.mefishwildlife.com Public: Main Number is (207) 287-8000 *MEDIA: For more information, call IF&W Spokeswoman Deborah Turcotte at (207) 592-1164* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 25, 2011 **Maine Warden Service Pilot Dies in Plane Crash** AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine Warden Service Pilot Daryl Gordon, a 25-year veteran of this conservation law enforcement agency, has died in a plane crash. Pilot Gordon was reported as missing at approximately 8 p.m.

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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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MDIF&W: First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Maine’s Trapping Regulations

**MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE** 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 www.mefishwildlife.com Main Number: 287-8000 MEDIA: For more information, call IF&W Spokeswoman Deborah Turcotte at (207) 287-6008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2010 **First Circuit United States Court of Appeals Upholds Maine’s Trapping Regulations**

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