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We encourage you to become a Keeper of the Maine Outdoors. Whether you’re a hiker, a biker, canoer or bird-viewer, we want Mainers to be smart, safe, and knowledgeable about their favorite outdoor activities.

Relationship with MDIFW

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife protects and manages Maine’s fish and wildlife and their habitats, promotes Maine’s outdoor heritage, and safely connects people with nature through responsible recreation, sport, and science.

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Keeper Quiz

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A Bull Moose can weigh over 1,000 pounds

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Open-toed shoes are appropriate for hiking

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The Northern Pike is dangerous to Maine waters

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An owl can rotate their head 360 degrees

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A woodpecker’s tongue is so long it wraps around their skull

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Keep up the good work by sharing - challenge your friends to see if they know more about the Maine outdoors than you.

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Watching wildlife outside your window, kayaking down your favorite river and simply going for a nature walk are all examples of activities that MDIFW helps to maintain. We work hard not only to keep Mainers and visitors safe, but we have a big hand in maintaining the Maine outdoors and keeping people informed on their favorite outdoor activities.