Albany – Southern Zone deer hunters may have had a good opening weekend of hunting in warm and somewhat breezy conditions. Then again, maybe they didn’t. A number of factors made it difficult to get a solid read on the opening weekend of the firearms deer season, which kicked off Saturday, Nov. 19, when nearly …
December 1, 2011
Binghamton, N.Y. (AP) – Speakers at a state hearing on natural gas drilling last month drew conflicting images of the industry’s impact in nearby Pennsylvania, with drilling advocates touting jobs and prosperity and opponents describing a despoiled landscape and ruined water wells. With frequent interruptions for catcalls and applause, only 63 people got a chance
Northern District Highlights Maybe crime doesn’t pay (Wayne County) After receiving a call from New York State Police for assistance on an investigation involving the illegal disposal of waste tires, ECO John Stansfield arrested two subjects for dumping approximately 140 tires in two different locations in the Town of Sodus. Each was given appearance tickets
Springfield – Luke Michael Tilly may eventually discover the deer hunting depression that goes with setting the bar extraordinarily high at such an early age. Translation: At 12, Tilly may never again kill a buck like his first. But why should he care? The 10-pointer Tilly took in Peoria County on Nov. 18, the opening
Marion, Il. – This was the most anticipated duck hunting season in recent Illinois history. For the first time, the state’s waterfowlers kicked off the season with a fourth waterfowl hunting zone. In theory, that means seasons can be set to maximize hunting opportunities, and, again theoretically, hunter satisfaction. “So far duck migrations in the
Region I A CPO received a complaint from the Springfield DNR office regarding a Boone County citizen who had purchased a live woodchuck in Iowa and brought it into Illinois without procuring a furbearer possession permit. Once the complaint was validated, it was learned that the man had already released the woodchuck on his property.
The following report is a compilation of state reports and waterfowl surveys from across Arkansas. This report provides a look at habitat conditions across the state. Duck numbers down for November LITTLE ROCK – There were fewer ducks for hunters to pursue during the opening weekend of duck season this year, with aerial waterfowl
MAYFLOWER – Not long ago, Grassy Lake was a recurring headache for people who lived downstream from Lake Conway. A new bridge, then a new road was the prescription that stopped the pain. Creating this panacea was a team of a half dozen or more entities that worked out the plan, admittedly with some difficulties.