Archive for February, 2011

Maine Wolf Coalition to Attend 6th Annual Maine Wildlife Appreciation Day at the State House

Wildlife Appreciation Day

MWC will participate in Wildlife Appreciation Day

Maine’s sixth annual Wildlife Appreciation Day will be held Tuesday, March 15, 2011 from 8 A.M. till 1 P.M. at the State House Hall of Flags in Augusta. MWAD is sponsored by the Wildlife Alliance of Maine. The Maine Wolf Coalition will again be in attendance with new education & outreach coordinator Meredith Kellogg on-hand to staff the booth and answer questions. Meredith is putting together a new booth for MWC so this year’s MWAD will be its inaugural event. Read the rest of this entry »

Coyote Bounty Bill Introduced

Coyote Bounty Bill

L.D. 640 bill would award free antlerless deer permits

Rep. Paul T. Davis-R (Sangerville) is sponsoring L.D. 640, “An Act to Encourage Coyote Management”.  The bill would award a free antlerless deer permit to anyone who kills ten coyotes in one year.  The clear message sent by Rep. Davis is that he doesn’t want coyotes to kill deer (including does) that humans should be killing.  The irony of this misguided bill may well be less deer and more coyotes in the Maine woods.  If you want to contact Rep. Davis to express your opinions, you can reach him by phone at (207) 876-4047 (home) or by email at Read the rest of this entry »