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KEEPER OF THE MAINE OUTDOORS
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.

Keeper Quiz

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Maine's hunting and fishing licenses are the only funding source for MDIFW.

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Black bears are herbivores (eat plants only).

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Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has more than 300 employees.

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Black bears hibernate during the winter months.

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Black bears are most active in Maine during January - April.

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ALL THE MAINE ACTIVITIES

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.