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January 27, 2009

TWRA Requests Public Input for 2009-10 Hunting Regulations

Nashville – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is soliciting comments for its 2009-10 hunting seasons’ regulations. This is an opportunity for the public to share ideas and concerns about hunting regulations with TWRA staff. Public comments will be considered by TWRA’s Wildlife Division staff and may be presented as proposals for regulation changes. Comments […]

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Educators: Deadline to Reserve Classroom Wildlife Programs Is February 27

Concord, N.H. – Educators who want to introduce their students in grades 3-6 to New Hampshire’s wildlife resources — or reinforce wildlife-related lessons they have learned — have until February 27 to request spring 2009 Wonders of Wildlife (WOW) presentations by New Hampshire Fish and Game Department volunteer docents. Wonders of Wildlife is a series

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Henderson returns to full-time schedule

Little Rock – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Director Scott Henderson will be returning to a full-time work schedule. Due to an illness, Henderson had been working on a part-time basis since late July 2008. Commission chairman Freddie Black made the announcement at today’s monthly meeting of the AGFC. During the short meeting, commissioners were

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Teacher shares his love for fishing with students

Madison – Bob Wiedholz has been passing on his angling passion to students at Madison’s Hamilton Middle School for nearly 10 years as a Certified Angler Education Instructor and director of the school’s fishing club. “With all the choices for the average sixth-grader these days, such as computer and video games, it’s refreshing to see

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Two Moultonborough Men Convicted of Illegally Taking a Moose

Concord, N.H. – Two Lakes Region men, Joseph Townsend, age 21, and Richard McNeil, age 25, both of Moultonborough, were convicted January 21, 2009, in Southern Carroll County District Court for illegally harvesting a moose last October in Sandwich.  On November 10, 2008, New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Law Enforcement learned about the incident

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New Hampshire Mid-winter Bald Eagle Count Finds Numbers Up

Concord, N.H. – Wildlife watchers participating in the New Hampshire portion of the 2009 National Mid-winter Bald Eagle Survey located a record-high total of 74 bald eagles during a two-week count period earlier this month.  The statewide effort was coordinated by New Hampshire Audubon in collaboration with the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Nongame

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Kentucky Black Bear Hunt Approved for the 2009 Season

Frankfort, Ky. – In half a century, Kentucky’s white-tailed deer herd grew from 1,000 animals to a million today. Wild turkeys increased from about 800 birds to a quarter-million, and we are now home to 10,000 free-ranging elk, the largest elk population east of the Rocky Mountains. All are now hunted in Kentucky. A new

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Fishing reports detail financial impact on Alaska

Kenai, Alaska (AP) — Two new reports shed light on the financial impact the commercial and sportfishing industries bring to the state. A Department of Fish and Game report says sportfishing generated nearly $1.4 billion for the state in 2007. The industry also supported more than 15,800 jobs. A second report on commercial fishing says

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