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Stable deer populations reported at Ariz. preserve

Stable deer populations reported at Ariz. preserve

Arizona wildlife officials say an aerial survey of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve northeast of Scottsdale shows there are stable populations of deer

March 2013
Minnesota Bill calls  for 5-year wolf hunt moratorium

Minnesota Bill calls for 5-year wolf hunt moratorium

The legislation that supporters of the state’s wolf hunt hoped wouldn’t come – but figured would come – is here.

February 2013
Indiana reports record deer harvest in 2012

Indiana reports record deer harvest in 2012

Indiana hunters, aided by an extended season and changes in equipment rules, killed a record number of deer last year, the state Department of Natural Resources reported.

February 2013
Wyoming testing chronic wasting disease vaccine

Wyoming testing chronic wasting disease vaccine

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is testing how well a vaccine for chronic wasting disease will work in elk.

February 2013
Deer and bowhunting: Treestand safety starts now

Deer and bowhunting: Treestand safety starts now

Leaving up your stands all year can lead to dangerous hunting situations.

February 2013
Wyoming wolf count wrapping up

Wyoming wolf count wrapping up

Wyoming wildlife officers are wrapping up their annual wolf count, saying they expect the totals to be about 170 wolves and 15 breeding pairs.

February 2013
Additional deer farms released from chronic wasting disease quarantines

Additional deer farms released from chronic wasting disease quarantines

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture on Feb. 8 announced quarantines have been lifted on 14 additional deer farms after DNA testing confirmed these farms had no ties to two Adams County deer that died of Chronic Wasting Disease in October 2012.

February 2013
Animal rights group protests at hunting convention

Animal rights group protests at hunting convention

Animal right activists protested a hunting convention in Las Cruces on Saturday to express outrage over an unrelated coyote hunting contest late last year in New Mexico.

February 2013
Expanded wolf hunt flying through Legislature

Expanded wolf hunt flying through Legislature

A proposal to expand the state's wolf hunt is being fast-tracked through the Legislature and shortly will be sent to the governor's desk for his signature.

February 2013
Minnesota Moose population falls 35 percent; state suspends hunt

Minnesota Moose population falls 35 percent; state suspends hunt

On the heels of an aerial survey that showed the moose population in the state’s northeastern corner has dropped by 35 percent since last year – and 52 percent since 2010 – the DNR announced today it will not hold a moose hunt unless the population recovers.

February 2013
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