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

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January 15, 2009

Organized hunting of coyotes is burgeoning

Port Matilda, Pa. – Organized predator hunts are becoming more popular as increasing numbers of hunters find the contests a good way to fight cabin fever. Long-established hunts hope to continue their string of successes in 2009 as newer hunts prosper and grow. Hunts are scheduled almost every weekend between now and early March, and

State preserve hunts open on positive note

Columbus – A program designed to thin the deer herd on mostly unhunted state land is off to a decent start with plans to continue next year. The DNR_Division of Natural Areas and Preserves (DNAP) for the first time this year allowed bowhunters to hunt 25 state nature preserves (Ohio Outdoor News, Aug. 29). In

Economic stimulus via conservation? Why not?

Washington – As long as the federal government is considering a job-creation “stimulus package” that’s nearing $1 trillion (the actual latest rumored amount was about $750 billion), why not give conservation a boost via the package? Conservation groups pondering that idea have sent to Congress and the Obama “transition team” a list of suggestions to

Crossbow issue is coming to a head

Harrisburg – A proposal to allow crossbows to be used statewide in the archery season is looking a little less like a sure bet these days. When Pennsylvania Game Commissioners met in Washington County in October, they voted 5-2 to expand crossbows to the regular archery season. All that remains for the idea to get

Trappers question sending pine martens to Wisconsin

Bruno, Minn. – A decision by the DNR to allow Wisconsin biologists to trap and relocate pine martens from Minnesota to the Badger State touched off a number of questions from the state’s trappers. The primary question: Why was Wisconsin allowed to take martens from Minnesota at a time when the season was reduced from

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