Tuesday, March 21st, 2023
Tuesday, March 21st, 2023

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October 11, 2007

MUCC, DNR seek federal funds for state wildlife

By Tom Watts Correspondent Lansing – For the first time, Michigan United Conservation Clubs is taking part in a unique federal program that advocates for federal funding to support state wildlife programs. The program, Teaming with Wildlife, was formed at the national level in the 1990s, and according to Amy Spray, a resource policy specialist

Tribal hunting, fishing agreement is reached

By Bill Parker Editor Lansing – A tentative agreement has been reached between five American Indian tribes and the federal and state governments over tribal inland hunting, fishing, and gathering rights. Under the agreement, tribes would be allowed to regulate hunting, fishing, and gathering by their members. Property rights would be preserved for Michigan citizens,

NRC mulls ’08 turkey regs

By Bill Parker Editor Lansing – Spring turkey hunters in Michigan will see limited changes in hunt unit boundaries and tag availability in 2008 if a DNR proposal is approved by the state Natural Resources Commission. The DNR’s Wildlife Division submitted the proposal to the NRC last week. The commission is expected to take action

PGC enters debate over new dog regs

By Jeff Mulhollem Editor Harrisburg – There was some disagreement about exactly what Pennsylvania Game Commissioners did at their two-day meeting in early October to influence the debate about new dog regulations proposed by the state Department of Agriculture – but it seems like it might have been significant. In public testimony during the first

Pa. wind energy: Real or hot air?

By Ad Crable Contributing Writer Lancaster, Pa. – Wind power may still be the darling of many alternative-energy advocates. But concerns that wind farms kill migratory birds and fragment the last of Pennsylvania’s unbroken forest ridges is causing some to jump off the bandwagon. Erecting up to 400-foot-high turbines on state forestland is a possibility.

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