The project, which examines the levels of chemical contaminants in the birds' bloodstreams, among other things, has helped generate one of the most comprehensive datasets of its kind in the world. It also has played a significant role in the near-total recovery of a species that was once on the brink of extinction, though the study is likely to come to an end this year.
"What we're trying to build is a series of agritourism experiences that people can have. We're really trying to create for the hunter and dog a wild-bird experience.''
The monetary value of an animal is no longer a criteria used to determine its worth to the world.
It could be the city's biggest hunt if it goes according to plan.
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Hunt will run Jan. 4-7 and 11-14 on private land in Alpena County, south of M-32.
Michigan alone has 75 count circles; Michigan DNR and Audubon Great Lakes working together for conservation.
New policy could help cities resolve urban deer conflicts in the heavily populated region.
“The fact that we have likely found so many additional CWD-positive deer is a major concern for Michigan’s deer population."
Opening a hunting season for sandhill cranes in Michigan would endear them to the support, power and money of Michigan’s hunting community.
Top tactics for bull bluegills and crappies as the first hard water of the season envelopes the American ice belt.
Successful shooting for pheasants, ruffed and sharp-tailed grouse, and quail requires different ammunition to account variances in size, speed, and flush distance.
This is the 11th case of CWD to be confirmed in free-ranging deer in Michigan and second hunter-harvested CWD-positive deer in the county; three additional suspected positive cases in the county awaiting confirmation.
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MICHIGAN POLL - January 19th
After reading the story on Page 1, do you think state officials should ban baiting and feeding of white-tailed deer to slow the spread of CWD?
- Yes (67%, 4 Votes)
- No (33%, 2 Votes)
Total Voters: 6