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March 18, 2010

New CRP signup welcome surprise to wildlife groups

Springfield – During a time of tight federal budgets and spiraling national debt, conservationists were pleasantly surprised to learn that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will offer a new general signup for the Conservation Reserve Program sometime in 2010. It’s the first time since 2006 new signup has been available. Furthermore, the USDA will add …

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Sponsors of animal cruelty bill say hunters not affected

Madison – Hunters, farmers, and dog owners have watched with concern as Assembly Bill 747 and its companion, Senate Bill 555, have made their way through the Legislature. Whether they’ll get enough votes to pass the Assembly and Senate is not clear. The legislative session ends April 22. AB 747, introduced by Rep. Nick Milroy,

DNR working to establish northwest sandhill crane season

Bemidji, Minn. – A plan that’s been in the works for a few years could come to fruition this fall. The DNR_next week will ask for flyway council approval of a sandhill crane season in the northwest part of the state. If the Central, Mississippi, and Pacific flyway councils approve, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife

DNR tells the feds: Delist wolves, now

Holsten: Federal classification should ‘match reality’ St. Paul – The Minnesota gray wolf should be removed immediately from the federal government’s endangered and threatened species list and returned to state management, according to a petition filed earlier this week by the DNR with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. DNR Commissioner Mark Holsten said Tuesday

NWTF now in all Ohio counties

Antwerp, Ohio — History will be made April 10 in Antwerp when the National Wild Turkey Federation’s newest Ohio chapter, the Flat Rock Limbhangers, hosts its first fundraising banquet. Once Paulding County’s outdoor enthusiasts gather for the banquet, every county in Ohio will have an NWTF chapter that supports conservation and our hunting heritage. “This

New list of fish consumption advisories noted

Columbus, Ohio – In the 2010 fish consumption advisory, Ohio has relaxed the consumption advisories for five locations, added more strict limits in five waterways, and updated advisories for eight additional waterways for a total of 18 changes. The state has developed the fish consumption advisory updates for the 2010 fishing season based on detection

‘Light’ year for breaking state fish records

Springfield – When it comes to state record fish, 2009 could be considered the “Year of Ounce.” Only two fish caught in Illinois last year set new records – and it just so happened that both fish were battling for the same record. A pumpkinseed sunfish caught by Pat Crumrine on Sept. 15 at Emiquon

Warming waters bring crappies out of winter storage

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Lake Michigan: According to fishing reporter Cory Yarmuth, the south end has been still locked up with ice. However, with a few days of south winds and some warmer weather, anglers should be prepared to get out

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