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February 18, 2009

DNR Releases 2008 Blue Crab Harvest Numbers

Annapolis, Md. – The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Fisheries Service today released the 2008 blue crab harvest estimates from Maryland’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay. The Fisheries Service announced that the 2008 female harvest in Maryland was reduced between 28 to 36%. Based primarily on analyses of DNR independent surveys, Maryland estimates that

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Public comment period on proposed commercial Blue Crab regulations extended

Annapolis, Md. – The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has extended the public comment period for proposed commercial blue crab regulations through the close of business on Friday, February 27, 2009. Public comment is an important part of the regulatory process. Based on the large public response thus far, the Department is extending the public

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Fish and Game Commission votes to remove California brown pelican from state Endangered Species List

At its February 5 meeting, the California Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously to remove the California brown pelican from the state endangered species list. This is the first time the Commission has ever voted to delist an endangered species due to its recovery. “Every Californian should be proud of this landmark decision,” said Commission

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Bedford County deer poachers plead guilty

Huntingdon – David Loy, 25, and Domenick Gillespie, 23, both of Buffalo Mills, recently pled guilty to charges stemming for a poaching case that spanned at least two months.  Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) Dan Yahner, of Bedford County, headed up the investigation and filed the charges in District Judge Tonya Oman’s court

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Lancaster County poachers caught in Dauphin County

Reading – Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officers (WCOs) filed charges against Shane Shue and Jeffrey Trogdon, both of Lititz, Lancaster County, for killing three deer at night and attempting to kill a fourth on Swatara Road in Derry Township, Dauphin County, on Jan. 10 and 17. On Jan. 12, Game Commission officers discovered a

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Comments Sought on Proposal to Eliminate Some Deer B Licenses in FWP Region 2

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is requesting public comment on a proposed elimination of Single-Region Antlerless White-tailed Deer B Licenses for FWP Region 2.    The Deer B license proposed for elimination has been available for purchase over-the-counter at any license agent, and allows hunters to harvest a doe or fawn white-tailed deer in almost

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Public meeting set on fishing access site environmental assessment

Billings – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has scheduled a meeting for Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, to accept questions and comments about acquisition of 172 acres south of Bridger for a fishing access site. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Bridger Civic Center, 210 South Main St., in Bridger. Written, emailed or

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