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June 24, 2011

Thinking About Having a Cold One on Your Boat This Weekend in Virginia? Think Again

Operation Dry Water “Boating Under the Influence” Enforcement will be Underway Richmond, VA — Virginia boaters, take note that this weekend, June 24th-26th, Conservation Police Officers with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) will be patrolling Virginia’s waterways looking for boat operators with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher. Operation […]

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Surveys Help Kentucky Biologists Monitor And Manage Wildlife Populations

Wildlife surveys have a simple goal – to gather information. “They help biologists monitor non-game species, and effectively manage populations of the animals we hunt,” said David McChesney, federal aid program coordinator for the wildlife division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “This ensures the overall well-being and responsible stewardship of Kentucky’s

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2011 Maine Moose Lottery One for the Record Books; Next Year’s Event in Rangeley

Prospective Maine moose hunters this week are finding out whether their name was pulled in this year’s Maine Moose Permit Lottery, held last Saturday, June 18 at Cabela’s. More than 1,500 people came to the national retailer’s Maine site to partake in a day of activities that included a barbeque contest, moose call techniques, moose

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California DFG Completes 2011 Waterfowl Breeding Population Survey

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has completed its 2011 waterfowl breeding population survey. The resulting data show that the overall number of breeding ducks has increased slightly, however, the number of mallards — the most abundant duck in the survey — decreased 14 percent from last year. “Although surveys indicated a decrease

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Delaware Enforcement makes multiple arrests related to boating safety, other violations

The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Section today released information on recent arrests, including several related to a boating safety operation conducted on June 18 in Indian River Inlet. Fish and Wildlife agents on that date cited seven operators for excessive vessel speed and issued fines for one count each of not observing

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New Oregon program will pay Willamette Valley landowners with goose damage for hunting access

Willamette Valley landowners who have Canada geese using their properties can earn some additional income by providing public hunting access through ODFW’s s new Oregon Open Fields program. Funded by a federal grant, the program seeks to open 95,000 acres of private land in the Willamette Valley to public goose hunting while reducing goose damage

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Washington increasing patrols as Puget Sound opens for sport crabbing

The recreational crab fishery gets under way July 1 in most of Puget Sound, where Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officers will be out in force on resource-protection patrols. All but one marine area in Puget Sound opens July 1. The exception is Marine Area 7, where the crab fishery opens July 15

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