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September 7, 2017

Idaho racing to combat deadly bat fungus

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Officials are scrambling to slow a deadly fungal disease that has killed millions of bats before it eventually spreads to Idaho. The Times-News reports the Idaho Department of Fish and Game is partnering with National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, Idaho Power Co. and Idaho National Laboratory

Illinois sees fewer West Nile cases, still advises caution

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois public health experts say they’re seeing fewer human cases of the West Nile virus this summer but still asking residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites, which cause the infection. Fewer pools of mosquitoes and fewer dead birds across Illinois are testing positive for the virus this year compared to last

Illinois gearing up for youth firearms deer hunt

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The 2017 Illinois youth firearm deer hunt is Oct. 7-9 for hunters with a valid youth deer permit who have not reached their 18th birthday by the first day of the hunt. Youth deer permits are available over-the-counter at license vendors throughout the state.  Hunters may purchase only one permit (either sex)

In southern Michigan, DNR and NWTF add second Turkey Tract

The National Wild Turkey Federation and Michigan DNR recently introduced the second Turkey Tract in southern Michigan, at the Flat River State Game Area. The new Turkey Tract is located off Fenwick Road, just east of Miller Road, in Montcalm County. A large kiosk was unveiled at the new Turkey Tract site, giving hunters information

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