Wednesday, March 29th, 2023
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

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March 12, 2009

Report: Ohio ports at particular risk for invaders

Sandusky, Ohio – Ports in Sandusky, Ashtabula, and Toledo are particularly vulnerable to a new wave of invasive species, according to a new federal report. The National Center for Environmental Assessment issued the warning in a study released last month. It identified 30 nonnative species that pose a medium or high risk of reaching the

DNR could get nearly $8 million in stimulus funds

Columbus – Ohio’s state-owned outdoor recreational facilities stand to benefit from the recently approved federal economic stimulus legislation – to the tune of about $7.8 million. The Ohio DNR learned in late February that it will receive approximately that amount in state stabilization funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, according to Cristie Wilt,

State liberalizes crossbow rules

Lansing – The use of crossbows during the archery deer season has been approved by the state Natural Resources Commission for anyone hunting in Zone 3, and for anyone age 50 and over hunting during the early archery season, statewide. The NRC voted to approve the regulation changes at its monthly meeting last week in

DNR: Cervid farm breaks CWD rules

Lansing – During the midnight hour of Aug. 23, the day after the Michigan Department of Agriculture quarantined a Kent County cervid deer facility where a doe that tested positive for chronic wasting disease was found, conservation officers say they watched two men enter the facility with flashlights and a tranquilizer gun, according to a

Elk tag auction full of intrigue

Harrisburg – The ongoing rancor over the auctioning of Pennsylvania’s first-ever Governor’s Tag almost took a very unusual twist recently. The tag is good for a bull elk license that can be used in any zone during this year’s Nov. 2-7 hunt. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation pushed for the legislation to create the tag,

Southcentral Region

Shawnee Lake (Bedford County) – A spate of mild weather in late February spurred crappie action. Canoe Lake (Blair County) – Ice remained in late February, and anglers were still icing bass, trout and panfish in this early season trout stocked program impoundment. Raystown Lake (Huntingdon County) – A bonus stocking of trout was performed

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