Agency counts 97 elk, up from 79 in 2017 and 83 in 2016.
March 26, 2018
KENAI, Alaska — The University of Alaska is diving into broad social issues tied to salmon, with the hope of finding solutions to longstanding conflicts and future challenges. The University of Alaska Fairbanks’ College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences is launching the Alaska Center for Salmon and Society, focused on engagement, research and education. That
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A team of Flagstaff biologists are using roadkill to determine if supplementing the food supply could boost egg production among breeding pairs of golden eagles during the winter. For three months this past winter, the team collected nearly 70 deer and elk that had been killed on area highways and delivered the
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A report says the contractor overseeing Ann Arbor’s deer management program significantly overestimated the animal’s population last year in the city. The Ann Arbor News reports that White Buffalo Inc. believed the formula it used to estimate the deer population was off and estimated detection rate for last year’s flyover count
TOLEDO, Ohio — Ohio, for the first time, is designating the entire western end of Lake Erie as an impaired waterway because of the toxic algae that has fouled drinking water and closed beaches in recent years, officials said recently. The shallowest of the Great Lakes has seen its largest algae blooms on record over
While turkey numbers are clearly driven primarily by production in the spring and Mother Nature, there are other factors playing into the decline.
Mule deer hunters did particularly well, with buck success at 83 percent, antlerless mule deer 86 percent.
Four Minnesotans also named honorable mention; Great Lakes region has strong presence.
Turkey hunters found errors in the dates listed for 2018 spring turkey seasons as they went through the online purchasing process.