Black Bears Among Us

Black bears are often near but a glimpse might be all we get or if we’re lucky a track. They are adapted to survive and thrive in Maine.

Weekly Notes ~ Bear Cub

Dawn Brown from Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation documents the development of three yearling bear cubs ready to return to the wild.

Weekly Notes – November 3, 2013

This week in Maine Nature News the season’s first snow, black bears are still active, woodpecker sightings and its the season for ‘tipping’?.

Weekly Notes – April 21, 2013

Honey bees, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Ice-out, a visit to the Maine Wildlife Park and Nature Journals in this week’s Maine Nature News.

Weekly Notes March 17, 2013

Learn what the vernal equinox and magnetic declination have in common. Loons are waiting for ice-out, woodcocks are arriving and maple syrup is boiling while bear cubs are placed in surrogate dens. It is a time to reflect on this and more in this week’s Maine Nature Notes.

Quoddy Nature Notes – Baxter versus Quoddy

My first visit to Baxter State Park was in 1965, when I camped with some friends at Chimney Pond and spent one day making the loop up to the peak by the Cathedral Trail, over the Knife Edge and back, and another day working with the staff in an unsuccessful search for some lost campers.  […]

Second Chance Wildlife, Inc

Dawn L. Brown operates Second Chance Wildlife, Inc. in New Sharon, Maine. Dawn received four bear cubs on March 10. The three males and one female were abandoned by their mother.

Topsfield/Codyville (Map 45)

A sow black bear with six cubs has been seen twice in the Topsfield/Codyville area. Two cubs are smaller than the others but seem healthy and able to keep up easily. The sow doesn’t appear to be over burdened. (Reporter asked to be anonymous to avoid revealing the exact location)