Outdoor News March 2010

Outdoor News


Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners to meet April 19-20

Harrisburg — The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will be meeting on Monday and Tuesday, April 19-20, at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters, 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81.   The meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. on both days. On Monday, April 19, the Board will hear public comments on the proposed 2010-11 hunting and…

Spring trout season details released

DNR has stocked more than 60,000 rainbow trout in 43 ponds and lakes statewide – which means the popular spring trout season is a go. This year’s season opens at 5 a.m. on April 3. Inland trout stamps are available for $6.50 each at DNR Direct license and permit vendors or by phone at (888) 673-7648. For a list of…

Minnesota DNR habitat stamp contest dates set

Entry deadlines and contest dates to select the Minnesota DNR fish and wildlife 2011 habitat stamps have been established for the 2010 calendar year. All entries must be submitted to DNR, Division of Fish and Wildlife, 500 Lafayette Road, Box 20, St. Paul, MN 55155-4020. The contest entry dates and details: • Trout and Salmon Stamp entries will be accepted…

The 78th annual Northwest Sportshow preview video

Check out the Outdoor News video preview of the Northwest Sportshow, happening this weekend in MPLS.

Concerns mount over land acquisition

St. Paul – Concern is high among public-land advocates following House action last week that eliminated all $4.2 million in land acquisition funds from the bill that appropriates money from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund. Rep. Tom Rukavina, DFL-Virginia, offered the amendment to remove acquisition funding and use it for park improvement. He wasn’t available for comment as…

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