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August 23, 2007

Invasive algae present in N.Y.

Staff report Albany – An invasive algae found in the Batten Kill River in Washington County may actually have been present in the popular trout water as early as last year, DEC officials say. DEC Fisheries Bureau Chief Doug Stang said the discovery of didymo, a slimy algae also known as ‘rock snot,’ isn’t a

2007-08 regs guide, license get new look

Staff report Albany – New York hunters and trappers will receive a revised and revamped 2007-08 regulations guide when they purchase their new licenses. They’ll also see a new-look hunting license as well. The licenses for 2007-08 will be ‘school bus’ yellow in color. that change was made to assist environmental conservation officers in the

Season Dates

Sept. 1: Gray, black & fox squirrel season opens Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens (most of state) Sept. 1: Crow season opens Sept. 1: Snipe, rail & gallinule seasons opens Sept. 4: Early Canada goose season opens (Long Island and Lake Champlain zones) Sept. 15: Early bear season opens (Adirondack Range) Sept. 20:

VHS has taken toll on St. Lawrence muskies

Syracuse, N.Y. (AP) – VHS is killing off muskellunge in the St. Lawrence River, scientists said earlier this month. Researchers caught more than 40 muskellunge during the spring spawning run in 2003 at the school’s Thousand Islands Biological Station on Governor’s Island, according to the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and


Aug. 25: Oregon Sportsmans Club Banquet, 7 p.m. For more info call Todd Weis, 608-835-3516. Aug. 28: Packerland Area Wheelin Sportsmens NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Stadium View Sports Bar, Green Bay. For more info call Ken Jaworski, 920-544-5070. Aug. 28: Buckhorn Chapter WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Summit House. For more info call Tom Jodarski,

Northwest moose: gone in 50 years?

Research attempts to understand northeast decline By Joe AlbertAssociate Editor Grand Rapids, Minn. – Those hunters who shoot a moose this fall will be asked to provide the DNR with blood and tissue samples as the agency attempts to look at diseases and parasites that are affecting northeast moose. The herd there numbered 6,500 animals

State: Limit fish eaten from some east metro waterways

St. Paul (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Health is warning people to limit the amount of fish they eat from several lakes in the eastern Twin Cities area where tests have shown the fish contain a chemical once manufactured by 3M. The new fish advisories were issued last Thursday for Como and a chain

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