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Goodbye, bear man: Maine loses a Master Maine Guide

PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:49 am
by Media
Goodbye, bear man: Maine loses a Master Maine Guide
Wayne Bosowicz, who died recently at age 73, leaves behind the legacy of a man who 'lived his life around bear.'

... “When he talked to you, you were the most important person, he was interested in what you were saying, and he always wanted to learn new things,” said Elowe, now the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s assistant regional director for science in the Northeast.

“He is so well-respected because of his approach, his candor, his personality and his knowledge. I’m not saying other guides are not. But Wayne had a reputation for doing that in spades.”

During the Maine clear-cutting referendums of the 1990s, Elowe said guides and biologists clashed with foresters over how to manage the forest for wildlife and paper companies. Elowe said meetings were divisive. But he recalls how Bosowicz asked questions without being confrontational, and at the end of every meeting found common ground with opponents

http://www.pressherald.com/2017/01/15/goodbye-bear-man/

Re: Goodbye, bear man: Maine loses a Master Maine Guide

PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:45 am
by KevinNorwood13
So sad