Tuesday, March 21st, 2023
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July 20, 2006

DNR crossing fingers on turkey hatch

By Jeffrey L. Frischkorn Contributing Writer Athens, Ohio — With fingers crossed and a breathed sigh of relief, Ohio’s forest game biologists are hopeful about this year’s wild turkey hatch. It wasn’t that way just a few weeks ago, however. That is when DNR Division of Wildlife biologists were wearing down their worry stones, concerned

COs increase enforcement of state wetland violations

By Joe Albert Staff Writer Grand Rapids, Minn. – If it seems like conservation officers in the state are spending more time on wetland violations, it’s because they are. Beginning April 1, the DNR began a stepped-up effort to find wetlands violations, when agency pilots were dispatched to fly over counties across the state. To

Fish die-offs limited as water temperatures rise

By Joe Albert Staff Writer Duluth, Minn. – In 1983, Lake Bemidji experienced a massive die-off of tullibees, with a total kill of about a quarter-million fish. Given the heat that’s encompassed the state of late – and that began with a sweltering Memorial Day weekend – officials were concerned such an event could happen

Push begins for more clean-water funding

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul – Funding to clean up the state’s lakes and rivers received a $25 million shot in the arm this spring, but advocates already are pushing next year’s Legislature – unknown as it now may be – for more. Lawmakers last spring passed a Clean Water Legacy, the framework

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