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February 23, 2010

DNR secures 450-acre Pluckeman’s Slough

DNR, with help from Ducks Unlimited and the Illinois Conservation Foundation, has purchased and will maintain 450 acres along the Illinois River near Browning known as “Pluckeman’s Slough.” Pluckeman’s Slough is a 1.5-mile waterway that links the Illinois with the Sanganois State Fish and Wildlife Area. DU announced the acquisition during its annual Illinois state …

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Six convicted in deer poaching probe

DNR Report Findlay, Ohio – A two-year investigation of an illegal deer processing operation came to a conclusion with the recent sentencing of the last of the defendants, according to the DNR Division of Wildlife. A search warrant was served at the residence of Landall Hinchcliff, 46, of Grover Hill, on Feb. 22. Untagged deer

Hunter-killed elk test negative for CWD and other diseases

Harrisburg — Samples taken from the 43 hunter-killed elk during the state’s 2009 hunting season have all tested negative for chronic wasting disease (CWD), according to Dr. Walt Cottrell, the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s wildlife veterinarian.    Samples also tested negative for brucellosis and tuberculosis.   Cottrell noted that the Game Commission still is awaiting the

China to release pollution-fighting fish in lake

Authorities in eastern China have said they will release 20 million algae-eating fish into one of the nation’s most scenic lakes that has been ravaged by pollution.  Taihu Lake, which straddles Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces, has been severely polluted by sewage as well as industrial and agricultural waste, triggering a blue-green algae plague. Authorities started

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