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‘A Hard Place to Grow Deer’

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The winter of 2011 came slowly to north-central Maine. Low snowfall and mild temperatures had run through most... Read More »

Birding Hotspots: 5 Honorable Mentions

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Tim Gallagher shares his honorable mentions for the best places to spot birds in New England. Machias Seal... Read More »

Call of the Wild: Loons

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The haunting cry of the common loon is vanishing from many New England waters. Whether we hear it... Read More »

Gray Seals | The Most Controversial Animal in New England

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Gray seals once were all but eliminated from New England waters. They give birth each fall on our... Read More »

How in the World Do You Get a Skunk out of a Bottle? | Yankee Classic

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Excerpt from “How in the World Do You Get a Skunk out of a Bottle,” Yankee Magazine, June... Read More »

Identify Animal Tracks | Animal Track Identification Chart

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A dusting of snow reveals prints, a sign our woodland creatures are still active. Use our handy chart... Read More »

Maine Black Bears | Yankee Classic

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This Yankee Magazine Classic is from December 1978 Also, read a photographer’s account of his 2007 excursion to... Read More »

Maine’s Moose Country

2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

Coming upon a moose in the wilds of Maine requires that you pass through three stages of comprehension.... Read More »

Photographing Red Foxes

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I consider myself a naturalist, and I’ve found myself on a continuous quest to learn about and to... Read More »

Puffins and Other Sea Birds

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Yankee Classic from April 1999 by Susan Shetterly The Gulf of Maine narrows at the south of the... Read More »

Puffins at East Egg Rock, Maine

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Yankee Classic from August 1983 by Ron Winslow Steve Kress worked diligently to establish a breeding colony of... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Birds of Maine

11 votes, 4.45 avg. rating (88% score)

From the once-endangered bald eagle to the clownish-looking puffin, there’s a wide selection of birds to watch for... Read More »

The 5 Best Birdwatching Spots in New England

The 5 Best Birdwatching Spots in New England

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Tim Gallagher, editor-in-chief of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Living Bird magazine and author of numerous books, including... Read More »

The Best Places to Watch Wildlife in New England

The Best Places to Watch Wildlife in New England

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Few experiences are more awe-inspiring than watching a whale launch its massive body this close to your boat,... Read More »

The Maine Birding Trail

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Fog shrouded Cutler Harbor as we started the engine and cruised past lobster boats coming in with their... Read More »

Tracking Maine’s Black Bears

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Last winter I went deep into the Maine wilderness with wildlife biologist Randy Cross and his crew of... Read More »

What the Locals Know | Where to Spot Moose

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The best viewing months are usually May, June, September, October, and December. Although group tours by car or... Read More »

Wild Turkeys in New Hampshire | Return of the Native

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By the late 1960s, there hadn’t been a wild turkey in New Hampshire for more than a century.... Read More »



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