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Simmons named Warden of the Year
Game Wardens Jeremy Kemp of Carroll Plt. and Paul Farrington of Springfield received Meritorious Service Awards for conduct above the ordinary course of duty, in which a warden because of their initiative courage and diligence places themselves in danger while performing an unusual task.
THE BEAR FACTS
I would like to thank Game Warden Jeremy Kemp for asking me to speak about bears.
Statewide News & Information from the Bangor Daily News
Warden Jeremy Kemp said the departments are not releasing
"I think it was a great ...
"I think it was a great job," Warden Jeremy Kemp of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife said Monday of the rescue.
Firefighters "started just breaking ice out with axes and picks and whatnot" to get the boat upstream, Kemp said.
Once they started the boat's motor, the vessel's movement continued to break the ice, which was about an inch thick, he
What appeared to be a doe and this year's lamb were near exhaustion after floundering in the water for more than 30 minutes, according to Kemp
Kemp and Warden Glen Annis had just arrived Saturday morning in Dover-Foxcroft between hunting investigations when they recei ed a call from the Piscataquis County Sheriff's Department that two deer had fallen through the ice.
"They were pretty well exhausted and beat up," Kemp
said of the deer.
Without a boat nearby, all the wardens could do was watch the deer through their binoculars.
The deer "had both gotten on top of the ice and they'd start running and they'd break through again," Kemp
"It would have taken us quite awhile to get a boat there," Kemp
"It's a lot of stress on the deer," Kemp
"They certainly survived much longer than I think a person could have under those conditions,"
said the hair on deer is hollow so they float a little better than many animals do.
When the deer got on the shore, they both took off, which was a good sign, according to Kemp
"My guess is if they're able to get into a protected place for a couple of days and get some of their strength back and get something to eat, they'll probably be OK," he
Warden Annis, accompanied by Warden ...
Warden Annis, accompanied by Warden Jeremy Kemp, decided to speak with the juvenile and his father at their residence.
Once inside, Warden Kemp advised the Dad and juvenile that it was not common to visit every turkey hunter in the area and that the Dad probably knew why the wardens were there.
The Dad said to his
son, "do you want me to tell them or do you want to?