Maine Governors Conference on Tourism Yesterday

I attended the annual Maine Governors Conference on Tourism yesterday and enjoyed seeing many old friends in the industry and a few new ones. Like at many events of its type there are many folks that I only see there each year. During the awards ceremony after lunch I got to reminiscing about receiving the award for Excellence at this event way back in 2007.

Peregrine Falcons

This information on our Peregrine falcons showed up in my inbox this morning from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildife.

Peregrine falcons may be the fastest bird in the world, but restoration of this Maine Endangered Species is a marathon, not a sprint.

1960s: Peregrine falcons disappeared in Maine due to the pesticide DDT

1984-1997: 144 young peregrines reintroduced in Maine

1987: First reestablished nesting pair located in Maine

2002: Maine population reached 15 pairs


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