Bird numbers are recovering, but with weather, hunters may have to put in some time for a successful season.
April 25, 2017
Help needed to count state-endangered little brown bats as they emerge at dusk at locations throughout the Champlain Valley.
It opens May 1, and depending on the overall harvest, an early in-season closure may occur with a 24-hour notice issued by the state Game and Fish Department.
The purpose of the resolution is to have scientists and experts “advise the NRC, the DNR or other applicable agencies on further steps and actions which could be implemented to substantially mitigate or eliminate CWD in Michigan.”
Agencies have combined to trap and kill 2,332 feral hogs in the first three months of this year, almost half the total of 5,358 feral hogs captured in all of 2016.
The crumbling bank on the Kenai River has been depositing silt into the water, which can harm the salmon.
Hunting licenses would rise from $10 to $15 and annual fishing licenses would increase from $9 to $15.