The nation’s wildlife and plants belong to all citizens – should they know about them?
May 16, 2016
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Somonauk, Ill. — A deer hunter with a history of protesting DNR’s deer culling practices was arrested after he allegedly attempted to obstruct a sharpshooter from killing deer. The charges against Keith Wiersma, 59, of Sandwich, include disorderly conduct involving a March 15 confrontation at the Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) property. A May 24 court date
2016: Worst duck-production year in recent memory? Bismarck, N.D. — A pop quiz: Of all the variables that influence spring duck production, waterfowlers, what’s most important? If you guessed water, you’re correct. For the vast majority of the past two decades, moisture from snowmelt and timely spring rains have saturated good portions of the fabled
Crown Point, N.Y. — A video that some believed showed a mountain lion walking in the backyard of a home near Lake Champlain led to a recent state investigation which concluded the feline was actually a house cat. That was the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s conclusion after analysis of a March 20 trail cam