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December 6, 2023

Former Vermont Fish and Wildlife commissioner, Patrick Berry, to lead Backcountry Hunters & Anglers

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, a public lands and conservation advocacy organization, announced on Wednesday, Dec. 6, the appointment of Patrick Berry as its new chief executive officer.
Following a continent-wide search, Berry, of Middlebury, Vt., will take the reins of the Missoula-based organization on Jan. 1, 2024. Berry’s hire syncs with the group’s 20th-anniversary year.
“It is an incredible honor to lead an organization that has seized the mantle as a leader in effective and passionate advocacy for the special places where fish and wildlife thrive and where so many of us find solace, renewal, and reward,” Berry said.

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Cougar hit by vehicle, killed on I-394 in Minneapolis

The Minnesota State Patrol confirmed a westbound motorist struck and killed a cougar on I-394 at Theodore Wirth Parkway in the city of Minneapolis at 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
Lt. Jill Frankfurth, public information officer for Minnesota State Patrol, said a 53-year-old male was driving a Hummer H3 when it struck the cougar, swerved, and struck the concrete barrier. The driver wasn’t injured, and the cougar was killed upon impact. 

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Mild weather causing a waterfowl flight delay in the Dakotas

The late-October winter storm that delivered big winds, dropped snow, and sent temperatures plummeting across portions of North Dakota and South Dakota was supposed to be a game-changer for waterfowl numbers in these two states.
Meanwhile, hunters in mid-latitude and southern states braced for what was certain to be a massive influx of new ducks and geese – birds that had been enjoying their time in the Prairie Pothole Region before Old Man Winter sent them packing.

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Beyond Minnesota: U.S. moves to protect wolverines; cites threats from climate change

The North American wolverine will receive long-delayed federal protections under a Biden administration proposal released Nov. 29 in response to scientists warning that climate change will likely melt away the rare species’ snowy mountain refuges.

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Notes off a soiled cuff: High-profile opponents coming out against reintroduction of pine marten in Pennsylvania

Interesting how the controversy over the Game Commission’s proposed reintroduction of the pine marten is playing out. High-profile opponents to the plan are coming forward, and we predict more will follow. Look for the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to follow.

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