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Saddleback Maine Snow and Trail Conditions Report – Updated on June 07, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Source article:  Saddleback Maine Snow and Trail Conditions Report – Updated on June 07, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Portland Press Herald – Moose Calling Contest Article

As the 2012 Moose Lottery Festival approaches, here is a great “primer” story in the Portland Press Herald…Click here to read the article in its entirety!!

MDIFW News: WMD 9 Opens for Turkey Hunting

##MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE**284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333***www.mefishwildlife.com Main Number: (207) 287-8000*AUGUSTA – As of Saturday, May 5, 2012, Wildlife Management District (WMD) 9 will be open to turkey hunting through June 2nd.

MDIFW: Endangered Piping Plover nesting season underway in Maine

##MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE**284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333***www.mefishwildlife.com Main Number: (207) 287-8000* AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is urging beachgoers — and their pets — to stay away from the nests of Piping Plovers that are gracing a few beaches in southern Maine. Taking advantage of an early spring, Piping Plovers have arrived early in Maine and are beginning to set up nesting territories.

MDIFW: Woodcock Names Rafferty to Head Division of Public Information and Education

##MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE**284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333***www.mefishwildlife.com Main Number: (207) 287-8000* AUGUSTA, Maine – Chandler E. Woodcock, Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, today named Doug Rafferty to head the Department’s Division of Public Information and Education. Rafferty joins the Department after a 21-year career as an anchor, a reporter, and an IT specialist at WGME-TV, in Portland.”To me this is an honor to be named to head up the Division of Public Information and Education.

MDIFW: Preliminary 2011 Deer Harvest Numbers Released

##MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE**284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333***www.mefishwildlife.com Main Number: (207) 287-8000*AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine’s 2011 deer season resulted in a total harvest of 18,839 deer by resident and non-resident hunters. Although the winter of 2010-2011 was tough, especially mid-winter, snow disappeared rapidly and deer benefited from spring rains and a relatively early spring green up. Overwinter survival of fawns increased, giving a boost to yearlings available during the fall hunting season.

MDIFW: Maine Moose Permit Lottery odds of winning get better every year

##MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE**284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333** *www.mefishwildlife.com Main Number: (207) 287-8000*AUGUSTA – The odds of winning a Moose Hunting Permit get better every year! IF&W has issued moose permits since 1980

Monthly Club Dinner – Thursday, March 22nd @ The Gingerbread House Restaurant

This month our dinner will be hosted by The Gingerbread House Restaurant, in conjunction with their “locals night” Southern BBQ theme.  $15 menu includes:  ribs, brisket, chicken, mac & cheese (regular dinner menu is also available).  Please contact Joyce Fay at 864-2651 or Joyce5196@aol.com to sign up and sit with other Club members.

RRG&SA Valentine’s Day Dinner at the Country Club Inn

Take your special sweatheart out for a special dinner.

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