The road intersects an area where mule deer cross in the fall and spring traveling to and from their winter range. It’s expected that the underpasses will reduce collisions by up to 90 percent.
Nearly 330,000 fingerlings were placed in early July in northern Little Bay de Noc near the mouth of the Whitefish River. Another 135,000 were stocked near Gladstone, Kipling and the lower Escanaba River.
(Photo by Brian Peterson)NEW YORK — A mother duck and her nine babies were crossing a New York City street when three ducklings fell through a storm grate and had to be retrieved by police. The news site Gothamist reports that the rescue happened Sunday in the bustling Brooklyn neighborhood of Park Slope. Witness Lynn Harris says the mother duck…
Meanwhile, wildlife officials searching for a bobcat after it bit five people, including a 4-year-old girl, at a southern Arizona campground.
It’s part of what state parks officials call their Pollinator Habitat Expansion Initiative.
Possibility of five elk hunting permits through a lottery system.
Police learned of the Sharon Springs escape when a farmer in neighboring Roseboom reported they had damaged his hay crop.
The attendees couldn’t agree on how to share management plans or whether they even should.
It’s still adorable. Still a tourist attraction. Still a far better choice than the boring ol’ robin as Michigan’s state bird, its fans will tell you, and they might soon try to make that official.
But the committee lowered the amount of money available for the purchase by $500,000 from what the Natural Resources Board approved, a move that one of the chief proponents of the deal said could jeopardize the sale.
For spawning adults salmon or growing juvenile, temperatures above 80 degrees can be lethal.
Wildlife biologists do not have clear answers, but the likely suspect is a combination of habitat loss, ticks and predators.
Hunter-supplied information on the location where they killed deer turned in for sampling reportedly can be imprecise, a problem in trying to closely monitor the disease’s spread.
Some of the invasive fish reportedly from 20 to 30 pounds.
BOISE, Idaho — At the turnoff toward Forest Service road 377, a fluorescent pink sign trimmed in zebra-print tape announced “Women Only Weekend” in 2-inch-tall capital letters. A short drive up the road, more than a dozen women donned hard hats, slung Pulaskis and saws over their shoulders and headed out on the overgrown Cottonwood Trail about 30 miles east…
Thousands of the invasive carp reportedly clustering near the base of Lake Decatur dam.
A committee of hunters formed by the DNR is recommending that hunters in parts of western Wisconsin be required to have deer they shoot during the gun season this fall inspected for CWD.
After a decades-old roller-coaster ride with the walleye population, the number caught in the U.S. waters of Lake Erie increased from nearly 417,000 in 2011 to almost 2 million in 2018.
Locating remnant populations and saving their habitat has become a national priority initiative, but the emergency has come on so fast there are not enough scientists to tackle the task alone.
Experts say sudden oak death poses no threats to humans, animals or food sources. (Ohio DNR Division of Forestry/Ohio DNR)SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A plant pathogen that causes an invasive tree-killing disease has been found in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Agriculture says the pathogen that causes sudden oak death has been confirmed in ornamental plants at 10 Walmart stores and…
A channel catfish like this one is getting a lot of attention in South Dakota.RAPID CITY, S.D. — Two South Dakota men have bagged what the Bowfishing Association of America is calling a new world-record channel catfish. The Rapid City Journal reports 19-year-old Cody Sechser and 18-year-old Isaac Kipp of Montrose were bowfishing on Skunk Creek 10 miles north of…
Official says there is no sign the disease is currently affecting bat populations in California.
Pennsylvania Game Commission asks for public’s help to keep up with burgeoning numbers.
The problem with attaining the mark is twofold: There is less grassland in the state due to farmers putting millions of acres of idled land once enrolled in the federal Conservation Reserve Program back into crop production.And drought has impacted many parts of the state the past couple of years.
And it appears to be working: State park visitation has increased 22% since 2003 – that’s twice as fast as the state’s population has grown – and revenue from state park permit sales, helped in part by a fee increase, has jumped more than 80% in the past six years.
By its inaugural season last summer, the newly formed Heart O’Lakes fishing league had 14 schools and 280 students signed up to fish competitively. And it hasn’t slowed down.