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"All good things are wild and free." Happy 200th birthday to writer and naturalist Henry David Thoreau.
Ll Bean Boots
Cute Animal Pictures
Animals Of The World
Duck, duck, boots! (Photo via Instagram: robinvancrabb) L.L.Bean Boots and ducklings.
Biologists estimate that we have about 75,000 moose here in Maine, and spring is the perfect opportunity to spot the newest members of that big family – moose calves are usually born in May or June.
Cute Baby Animals
Animals And Pets
That spring feeling.
Beautiful Christmas Scenes
Surprise visitor. (Photo via Instagram: dirtandglass)
Baxter State Park
Camping In Maine
Date night in Baxter State Park.
Fall is breeding season for Maine's moose – and a great time to try and spot one. Dawn and dusk are the best times to catch a glimpse.
Happy National Wildlife Day! Join us in thanking animal sanctuaries and conservation organizations around the world for everything they do to help preserve our planet's wild animals.
Getting checked out by the locals in Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge, Rhode Island. (Photo via Instagram: @k___elizabeth)
When L.L.Bean field tester Karen Z. headed out to enjoy Maine's blooming lupine, she met somebody else with the same idea. (Photo via Instagram: wishin_i_was_fishing)
What A Beautiful World
Beautiful Nature Scenes
Walking In Nature
How far would you travel to vacation in Maine? Ruby-throated hummingbirds come all the way from Mexico and Central America to summer here. That's a long trip for anybody – but even more impressive when you're the smallest bird in northeastern North America.
Maine has the largest population of black bears in the lower 48 states. A fact that warrants a standing ovation.
Most Beautiful Birds
People come to Maine in droves after Memorial Day, but some of our state's summer residents – like this warbler – have gotten here early to start enjoying the season.
Pictures For Friends
Happy Mother's Day!
The #DCEagleCam isn’t the only place to watch eagle families this spring – April is the start of nesting season here in Maine.
Frog And Toad
Reptiles And Amphibians
Signs of spring: when the ice melts, spring peepers emerge and sing their song all across New England. Have you heard the peepers yet?
Many of Maine's songbirds migrate south for the winter, but now they're back to help us welcome spring with their beautiful melodies.
Stealing a kiss. (Photo via Instagram: newyorkoutside)
Have you heard the loon's call yet? These distinctive, beautiful birds return to New England's lakes as soon as the ice thaws – a sign that spring is just around the corner.
Even in rural Maine, there's no such thing as complete solitude. Neighbors like these are always stopping by for a visit.
We're proud to have the Forest Society of Maine as one of our conservation partners. FSM is dedicated to conserving functional, working forest landscapes in the state, and has conserved more than 400,000 acres of forest since its inception in 1984.
Animal Vegetable Mineral
“Some people talk to animals. Not many listen, though. That’s the problem.” ―A.A. Milne (Coyote)
There are an estimated 75,000 moose in Maine – the largest concentration of moose in the country next to Alaska.
Pride Of America
With more than 500 nesting pairs, Maine is home to 75 percent of the bald eagle population in New England and New York.
Red foxes spend most of the winter months snuggled up in protected dens (and we can relate). But some days, it's just too nice out to stay inside.