Friday, March 31st, 2023
Friday, March 31st, 2023

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January 31, 2008

Dedicated funding drive won’t end with November ballot

the Environment and Natural Resources Committee, used to be a lukewarm supporter of dedicated funding for conservation. “I’ve always voted for it,” she says, “but I wasn’t wildly enthusiastic about dedicated funding. If you need more money, then you ought to have the guts to raise taxes.” But several weeks ago, Sen. Anderson published an

Shiawassee whitetail is TB ‘suspect’

Lansing – Eight deer killed in Michigan in 2007 have tested positive for bovine tuberculosis. Another 18 deer, including one in southern Michigan, are suspected of having the disease and will undergo further testing. The numbers are preliminary, with the final tally and prevalence rate (the number of infected animals per 100 tested) to be

Steelhead catch rate up on Erie

Fairport Harbor, Ohio – Ohio’s steelhead stocking program has become so popular that the number of fish put into Lake Erie’s eastern Ohio tributaries has doubled since the practice began in 1993. And because of that popularity, anglers can look forward to even more steelhead fishing opportunities in the not-too-distant future. According to DNR Division

Lake Erie Region

In mid-January, anglers were catching smelt in the harbor at Conneaut. The best bite has been coming after dark by still fishing from the breakwall. Maggots under a bobber has been the successful set-up, according to Mike Mainhart, who traveled down from Vienna in Trumbull County to fish the wall. On Lake Erie proper, there

Proposed changes seem to suit nobody

Harrisburg – Before the Game Commission met to consider proposed changes to its deer-hunting seasons, it seemed nobody had a good thing to say about them. Criticism was already being leveled at the agency from a number of different directions. Regarding the plan to no longer allow the taking of does during the first week

Mixed bag

Joe Albert Associate Editor Mixed bag. My mind’s going in a million different directions this morning. Four tall cups of strong coffee will do that. As such, here’s a sampling of the random thoughts floating around: € Though a monthly association fee is supposed to cover things like lawncare and snow removal at my house,

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