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

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September 20, 2007

FWMR director inheriting red Fund

By Steve PiattEditor Albany – DEC’s new director of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources is a longtime department wildlife biologist who’s best known for her work in biodiversity conservation. She’s also the first woman ever to hold the fish and wildlife director’s job. Patricia Riexinger, a western New York native who comes from a hunting

Whitewater State Park receives flood funding

By Joe AlbertAssociate Editor St. Paul – Whitewater State Park received heavy damage during flooding that ravaged parts of the southeast last month, and money allocated in a bill passed during last week’s special legislative session will help to repair it. The bill included $6.7 million for the DNR. Of that, $4.2 million is earmarked

U.S. Senate continues to mull 2007 Farm Bill

By Tim SpielmanAssociate Editor Washington – Members of the U.S. Senate may not pass a far-ranging Farm Bill before the current five-year plan expires at the end of this month, but many conservation groups expect a bill to be passed in the near future. Two months ago, the House passed a $286 billion bill that

Tribes seek an earlier opener for waterfowling

InterMedia Outdoors remains committed to Oshkosh show By Dan HansenCorrespondent Oshkosh, Wis. – When the 9th annual Ducks Unlimited Great Outdoors Festival attracted more than 60,000 outdoor enthusiasts of all ages to the EAA Convention grounds here on the last weekend of August, some event fans wondered if it was the last time they’d see

Fly-fishing section closed on Salmon

Staff report Altmar, N.Y. – Low water levels and high temperatures have delayed the opening of the catch-and-release season in the fly-fishing-only section of the Salmon River. DEC imposed emergency regulations that delayed the customary Sept. 15 opening of the fly-fishing area until Oct. 15. ‘We drafted emergency regulations that affect only the fly-fishing section

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