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February 23, 2024

Gray wolf found dead on the northwest edge of Davenport, Iowa

The Iowa DNR announced on Friday, Feb. 23, that a large canine found lying in the median of I-80 in Scott County on Monday morning has been identified as a young adult male gray wolf.
The animal is estimated to be around two years old. It was found in the I-80 median near the interchange with I-280 by State Conservation Officer Brooks VanDerBeek who collected it for examination.

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Is latest bovine tuberculosis deer an isolated case in Michigan’s Benzie County?

The discovery of a lone tuberculosis-infected deer in Benzie County is expected to have minimal effect on hunting in the northwestern portion of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
Emily Sewell, who leads the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) response team to the discovery of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in the wild deer herd, said cooperation from hunters will be sought to help identify and control the disease.

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Light Goose Conservation Order: How did this opportunity for hunters come to be, and is it working?

Where did all these things come from? This is a common phrase uttered when people view a concentration of snow geese in Illinois during migration.
Another common expression is: “I don’t remember these things being around here when I was a kid.” That’s because they weren’t. The continental population and range have shifted substantially in the last 40 years.

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Ohio hunters fall short of Division of Wildlife’s harvest ‘doe goal’

Ohio hunters during the just completed 2023-2024 deer hunting season harvested 213,928 whitetails.
Yet, the ODNR Division of Wildlife says the deer herd in the state is as large as its ever been in the state’s documented history. Why the seeming dichotomy? Supply and demand in its simplest terms helps explain the situation.
“Our goal is to provide enough deer to hunt and enjoy but not so many that they cause economic hardship.”

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