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TAKE ACTION NOW: Protect Lynx From Maine's Deadly Plan
Animals  (tags: Canada Lynx, Great NORTH Woods, maine, animals, endangered, environment, humans, threatened, protection, wildanimals )

Lone
- 107 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Rare and threatened Canada lynx roam silently through the Great North Woods of Maine -- one of the last lynx strongholds in the lower 48.
Maine: Gunshots Announce the Start of Hunting Season
Animals  (tags: Maine, slaughter, killing, animals, society, wildlife )

Roxy
- 410 days ago - exposingthebiggame.wordpress.com
Maine's firearms deer hunting season044 (1) has begun for non-residents and residents alike. The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is expecting hunters to kill 25,000 to 26,000 deer this year. If that happens, it'll be the most bountiful harvest
Audubon Live Cams: Osprey
Animals  (tags: wildlife, Maine, Hog Island, osprey, birds of prey, habitat )

Nancy
- 869 days ago - explore.org
Osprey pair Rachel and Steve make their summer home atop a 30 foot tower located at the Audubon Camp in Maine on Hog Island. Saw and heard then immediately! Hope you do too.
Animal Rights Activists Lose Lynx Lawsuit in Maine
Animals  (tags: animal rights activists, lynx lawsuit, lynx trapping, cruelty, maine, lynx prosecuted, killed )

Simone
- 1516 days ago - downeast.com
Animal rights activists have lost their latest battle to stop hunting and trapping in Maine. On October 20 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston affirmed a 2009 decision by Judge John Woodcock, Jr., dismissing the animal rights groups
Fayetteville Man Charged With Trapping Threatened Lynx
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, trapping, threatened animal, lynx, maine )

Mary
- 1592 days ago - publicopiniononline.com
BANGOR, Maine - A Pennsylvania fur trapper is due to go on trial on charges he trapped a threatened Canada lynx in remote northern Maine. William McCoy, 40, of Fayetteville, Pa., pleaded not guilty last week in U.S. District Court in Bangor to charges...
Missed the Tournament of Roses? There's Always the Tournament of Dead Coyotes
Animals  (tags: coyotes, massacre, slaughter, contest, hunters, outrage, animal advocates, maine )

Simone
- 1809 days ago - animalwelfare.change.org
Right now in northern Maine, hunters are competing to see who can kill the most, and the largest, coyotes between mid-December and the end of January. This "festivity" is not only endorsed by government officials, but it's sponsored by the Jackman-Moose
Moose Freed After Being Caught in Camden Building
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, moose, GoodNews, Discovery Channel, wildlife, Maine, building )

Raffi
- 1963 days ago - bangordailynews.com
A moose on the loose Tuesday morning in the Knox Mill Center generated excitement in town before it was sedated, transported and set free that afternoon in the Ruffingham Meadow State Game Management Area in Searsmont.
Project Seeks Volunteers in Search of Maine Wolves
Animals  (tags: animals, wolves, habitat, good news, research, Maine, U.S., government, survey, howling, environment, humans, protection, Endangered, Species, Act )

Tom
- 2035 days ago - bangordailynews.com
The Wolf Inquiry Project, a collaboration of several conservation groups and biologists with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, plans to conduct "howling surveys" in select spots this summer in hopes of discovering whether wolves are resettling in Maine.
End Cruel Confinement Nationwide ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, confinement, Maine, AnimalWelfare, environment, AnimalCruelty, protection )

Cher
- 2045 days ago - animalrights.change.org
This week the governor of Maine signed into law a bill that will protect farm animals by banning veal crates and gestation crates! The bill's passage makes Maine the sixth state in the nation to prohibit certain types of extreme confinement of farm
Maine's Lynx-Protection Standards Eyed
Animals  (tags: wildlife alliance, lawsuit, lynxs, savagely trapped, leg hold traps, endangered, state, maine, protection )

Simone
- 2075 days ago - wbztv.com
Testimony is under way in a U.S. District Court proceeding in Bangor that raises questions about animal trapping in Maine. The Animal Welfare Institute and the Wildlife Alliance of Maine have filed suit against the state after several lynx were ensnare
Maine Skiers Warned About Late-Night Owl Attacks
Animals  (tags: maine, wildlife, wild animals, birds of prey, horned owl, humans, attacks, .endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2111 days ago - news.yahoo.com
BANGOR, Maine - Cross-country skiers who set out on a crisp, moonlit night for a peaceful outing in Bangor's city forest are being targeted by a least one ornery and territorial owl. Over the past three weeks, at least eight skiers and a few romping dogs
Maine Should Pass Bills Banning 'Canned' Hunting
Animals  (tags: maine, canned hunting, captive animals, semi tamed, feed, killed, massacred, laws, ban canned hunting, cruelty )

Simone
- 2113 days ago - morningsentinel.mainetoday.com
Two bills circulating through the Legislature would make it a crime to operate a fenced or "canned" hunting preserve or to hunt in enclosed areas where animals have no means of escape. These bills should be passed into law as soon as possible, as canned
'Canned Hunting Has No Place in Maine'
Animals  (tags: canned hunting, animals, Maine, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 2113 days ago - morningsentinel.mainetoday.com
Of the nine "hunting ranches," two have gone out of business and the number of kills has steadily declined to now its lowest level ever. It is a small and dying industry that never really caught on in Maine.
Endangered Whales Seen Off Maine Coast
Animals  (tags: maine, marine wildlife, North Atlantic right whale., whales, possible breeding grounds, wintering areas, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2179 days ago - timesargus.com
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Scientists think they have identified a wintering area and a possible breeding ground in the Gulf of Maine for the endangered North Atlantic right whale. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northeast Fisheries S
Hey, Snowmobilers, Give the Animals a Break!
Animals  (tags: maine, wild animals, wildlife, protection, snowmobilers, respect animals, homes )

Simone
- 2470 days ago - kittymowmow.com
Maine wildlife officials are asking snowmobilers statewide to give moose and other animals a break when they encounter them in the woods. This winter's deep snow has made travel for moose and deer to move in the woods and last weekend's coating of
 

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