Archive for January, 2011

Coyote Snaring Bill Introduced


A wolf-like canid purported to be a coyote that died after it struggled to try to free itself from a snare.

Sen. Troy Jackson-D (District 35 Northern Aroostook County) has introduced L.D. 101 “An Act to Institute a Snaring Program for Coyotes”.    This anti-wildlife and anti-Maine bill is ill-conceived and without any scientific basis.  Its intent is merely to pander to those who take pleasure in killing. Read the rest of this entry »

Maine Wolf Coalition Is Asking for Volunteers to Look for Wolves

We recently purchased our first trail camera and will be deploying it and perhaps several others in remote areas of the state in 2011.  We’re also asking folks who have their own trail cameras to set them out and send to us photos of any large canids.  If folks do not yet own a trail camera and are interested in purchasing one for this effort, we recommend you purchase a camera with the greatest number of megapixels as possible.  This is because the clarity of the photos will be very important, given the similarity of appearance between wolves and coywolves.  Read the rest of this entry »