Thursday, March 30th, 2023
Thursday, March 30th, 2023

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August 18, 2005

Animal rightists sue over wolf kill permits

By John Flesher Associated Press Traverse City, Mich. — A federal agency didn’t follow required procedures when giving Michigan and Wisconsin permission to kill wolves that attack livestock or pets, an animal protection group says. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued permits allowing the two states to use lethal control measures against problem wolves.

NRC approves 60-day ’05 waterfowl season

By Steve Griffin Field Editor Midland, Mich. — Michigan waterfowl hunters will enjoy relatively liberal waterfowl hunting regulations this year – similar to last year’s, with a few adjustments. The Natural Resources Commission, which oversees policies and programs of the DNR, set rules at its Aug. 11 meeting that established season dates and reduced bag

Women in the Outdoors

Aug. 20: SUN Area Chapter NWTF event, 8-5 p.m., Kreamer Sportsmen’s Club, Kreamer, PA. For more info call Kristin Shellenberger, 570-372-0564. Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 19: Allegheny Mountain Local NWTF Chapter Annual Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Casino, Lakemont, Park, Altoona, Pa. For more info call Mike Culp, 814-695-0464 (leave message is not available). Aug. 20: Southeast Pa.

The Classic was great; only the fishing wasn’t

By Deborah Weisberg Contributing Writer Pittsburgh — Fish were few and far between but fans were everywhere at the recent record-setting CITGO Bassmaster Classic on western Pennsylvania’s Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers, where Kevin VanDam took the second title of his 18-year professional career. Despite a 4-ounce penalty for a dead bass, VanDam, 38, of

Agency director fields lawmakers’ questions

By Bob Frye Capital Correspondent Harrisburg — Pennsylvania residents can keep roadkills. Farmers in the state’s southeastern corner need help controlling deer. And Game Commission employees do get sued on occasion, though it’s rare for one to be named in more than one suit. Oh, and the Pennsylvania Game Commission is in desperate need of

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