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Game farm owner sentenced for selling snow goose meat

Game farm owner sentenced for selling snow goose meat

A Wisconsin game farm owner was convicted of a felony due to his illegal selling of snow goose meat in homemade sausage.

October 2014
Bowhunters head into season with optimism

Bowhunters head into season with optimism

How’s this for a change: bowhunters are actually opening the season with a hint of optimism – at least they are not expecting to find scores of dead deer scattered throughout the woods.

September 2014
Hunters question ATV park proposal

Hunters question ATV park proposal

To a number of hunters, it’s an ironic “double whammy.”

August 2014
Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame to induct three

Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame to induct three

Faced with the potential elimination of trapping in the state four decades ago, Paul Kelley organized supporters to convince lawmakers to thwart the campaign that would have doomed one of his biggest passions.

August 2014
Sling bow creator suing DNR

Sling bow creator suing DNR

June 2014
Outdoor Hall of Famer Kenney is remembered

Outdoor Hall of Famer Kenney is remembered

David Kenney, a member of the Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame who led the Department of Conservation in the 1970s and ‘80s, passed away on June 27. He was 92.

June 2014
DNR part of lawsuit against sportsmen’s club

DNR part of lawsuit against sportsmen’s club

DNR has become involved in a lawsuit filed against a sportsmen’s club over lead shot allegedly deposited on a nearby state forest preserve.

June 2014
Taxes’ effect on budget has DNR sweating it out

Taxes’ effect on budget has DNR sweating it out

DNR has much to lose if the state’s temporary income tax is allowed to sunset.

May 2014
DNR hires deputy director rich in urban conservation

DNR hires deputy director rich in urban conservation

Michael Howard, known for his work in urban conservation, has been hired as a deputy director for DNR.

May 2014
Searching for Morel Mushrooms

Searching for Morel Mushrooms

Morel mushrooms continue to reward and frustrate as morels are 'here today, gone tomorrow'

May 2014