Woodrow Glazer from New Prague High School, St. Michael-Albertville High School team claim titles.
Even 700 bears for today's population is an overestimate, because it counts a different subspecies of black bears brought from Minnesota in the 1960s for sport hunting, the lawsuit contends.
Number of breeding adults at the refuge reportedly down slightly from last year, but still among highest on record.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will allow hunters to take up to 58 wolves, which is up from allowable harvest of 44 last year.
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With new hunting offerings, nearly 1,400 individuals from around the country have come through during their visit to the reserve for a total of 1,806 instructional hours.
Ruling involved owners of hunting preserves who challenged regulations imposed by the Missouri Department of Conservation in 2014. The regulations attempt to help stop the spread of chronic wasting disease by limiting the importation of deer and elk into Missouri.
“Considering not many went into Lake Sakakawea, this was one of the largest stockings of more than 8 million fingerlings into the smaller fishing waters across the state."
Federal officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit with environmental groups that prevents domestic sheep from grazing in eastern Idaho until a scientific study addressing how they might threaten bighorn sheep with deadly diseases is completed.
Much of western North Dakota was mired in severe, extreme and even exceptional drought last summer. That reduced food and habitat for pheasants, resulting in a population loss of about 60 percent from 2016 – the lowest level in two decades. Still, wildlife officials see better days ahead.
Officials will spend about 1,200 hours researching channel cats over the next two years.
A great conservation success story, the MBTA – like too many environmental protections – faces political challenges and legislation hurdles if it’s to survive another century.
During the six-month period from March to August, the challenge offers Georgia residents the chance to win a lifetime hunting license.
Population index is down 30 percent from the same time last year; number of roosters heard crowing this spring reportedly down statewide, with decreases ranging from 15 to 38 percent in the primary regions holding pheasants.
YouTube angling video producers like Nick Calcara’s 618 Fishing have inspired the author’s family to tackle the “Big Bait Challenge.
The season will provide a harvest opportunity for up to eight mountain lions in two sub-units within the Pine Ridge of northwestern Nebraska.
According to reports, while there are some positive provisions for conservation and sportsmen’s access in the bill – the single largest source of federal conservation funding – it also includes a number of provisions that would undercut long-term conservation benefits to headwaters, forests, and wetlands.
Management zones upped from 41 to 48 counties; agency will require landowners and hunters to stop feeding deer and placing minerals for them, starting July 1.
Monitoring elk traveling along the migration route is part of a new Wyoming effort to determine if wapiti are returning to the Gros Ventre River country in summer and fall.
Extent of the outbreak won't be known until a summer smelt population survey, but Game and Fish isn't overly worried.
Hunters harvested 27,233 deer last year, an increase of 15 percent from 2016.
Idaho residents have until July 15 to apply. The drawing for the hunting tag is planned for early August.