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March 3, 2011

A grab bag of rants

Here’s a quick grab bag of newsie items that generated some mini-rants from me this week. Cougar corner First, from the “alert the media” file, I see that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday declared the eastern cougar extinct. This, according to the Associated Press story, confirms a near-universal belief (I’d say “fact”) …

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MN: Cuffs and Collars Issue: 9

District 1 – Baudette area CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) worked with COs Richards and Seefeldt practicing airboat operations in preparation for possible flood event response. Training was attended at Camp Ripley where taxidermist inspection procedures were discussed and reviewed. CO Woinarowicz also patrolled area snowmobile trails during an antique snowmobile run in the

MN: Calendar of Events Issue: 9

Banquets/Fundraisers. March 4: Tri-County DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Park Ballroom. For more info call Steve Smisek, 952-758-3930. March 4-5: Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet, 5 p.m., Mpls Marriott SW. For more info call Patti Murry, 507-645-8811. March 5: Central Minnesota WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Eagles Club. For more info call Brian Kasper, 320-248-9990. March 5: Anoka County PF Banquet, 4

MN: McNamara says current LCCMR bill ‘off course’

St. Paul – In recent years, the recommendations of two part-citizen panels that advise lawmakers on how to spend certain natural resources dollars have largely made it through the legislative process unadultered. If the chair of the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee in the House has his way, that may change.

MI: NRTF funding under attack

Lansing – The successful and popular Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund is under fire as state legislators take careful aim. A package of bills introduced by state Rep. Dave Agema, R-Grandville, seeks a constitutional amendment to transfer NRTF funds to other state departments, diminishing the DNRE’s and local government’s ability to purchase land for public

MI: Legislation takes aim at several outdoors issues

Lansing – State lawmakers are discussing legislation this year aimed at recruiting new hunters, preserving public access, and other measures designed to highlight the state’s natural resources and the businesses that depend on them, officials said. The Department of Natural Resources and Environment and Michigan United Conservation Clubs are supportive of a measure currently in

MI: Calendar of Events Issue: 5

Banquets/Fundraisers. March 4: Livingston County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Woodshire Place. For more info call Jennifer DeGrandchamp, 517-404-3245. March 4: NWTF North Kent Banquet, 6 p.m., Rockford Sportsman Club. For more info call Tim Fennema, 616-363-4385. March 4: Metro Airport Lions Club Wild Game Dinner, 7 p.m., Park Place. For more info call Tom Salisbury, 517-404-9649. March 5: Dowagiac

PA: Unified vows to appeal lawsuit ruling

Harrisburg – If you were hoping that a Commonwealth Court judge dismissing the lawsuit filed by the Unified Sportsmen of Pennsylvania against the Game Commission was going to dampen the state’s raging controversy over deer management, dream on. The ruling – which stated in no uncertain terms that the Unified’s case was unfounded – may

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