Despite the belief that a new state law expanding the firepower allowed for hunting on private land would increase the number of deer kills, harvest lowest since 2003.
Man’s strategies to attract birds include growing native plants that produce a variety of berries, seeds and nuts.
A small slaughterhouse is butchering the wild pigs, which cause the state $76 million-plus in annual damage, and selling sausage to grocery stores and meat to restaurants, where chefs are turning it into savory prosciutto, chorizo and meatballs.
Planning is now underway for the hunt in northwestern Wyoming, which will probably be similar to the state’s last wolf hunting seasons in 2012 and 2013.
The worms are especially popular with American striped bass fishermen and in Europe. Study said bloodworms are the most valuable marine worm species on the retail bait market, and sandworms aren’t far behind.
The U.S.-Canadian International Joint Commission approved Plan 2014 as a way to improve environmental conditions along the lake and the St. Lawrence River by letting water levels rise and fall more naturally. But Republican congressman says it’s causing damaging flooding along the shoreline.
A closer look at the issues involving these 24 monuments established by three former presidents over more than two decades.
A closer look at five of the monuments on the list set to be re-examined.
But it’s not clear whether additional animals would be released under the Trump administration.
Wyoming allowed regulated hunting just east and south of Yellowstone and Grand Teton during the fall, but concern focused on how wolves could be shot on sight in most of the state.
MADISON, Wis. — Assembly Democrats announced the creation of a new gun safety advocacy coalition this week, saying they can’t believe Republicans want to further relax Wisconsin’s gun regulations. Reps. Terese Berceau, Melissa Sargent and Lisa Subeck, who all hail from Madison, held a news conference at the state Capitol to announce the formation of the Wisconsin Coalition for Gun Safety….
The Bird-Friendly Neighborhood initiative is among several habitat-enhancement efforts developed by Audubon PA.
Only 130 Mexican wolves live in the wild and another 220 live in captivity, including 20 at the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri.
State hunters reported 149,811 deer killed during the 2016-2017 hunting season, down 7.8 percent from the 2015-2016 season.
Agencies have combined to trap and kill 2,332 feral hogs in the first three months of this year, almost half the total of 5,358 feral hogs captured in all of 2016.
The crumbling bank on the Kenai River has been depositing silt into the water, which can harm the salmon.
Hunting licenses would rise from $10 to $15 and annual fishing licenses would increase from $9 to $15.
Would keep state sales taxes from being charged on firearms, ammunition and archery supplies on the first weekend of September, but would no longer apply to off-road vehicles, airboats, pirogues, animal feed and some other items that have been tax-free.
The measure would remove woodchucks from the state’s protected species list and establish a hunting season for them from the beginning of July through the end of December with no bag limits.
Will pay more than $20,000 in penalties, with a 32-month suspended sentence and loss of hunting and fishing privileges for six year in illegal killing of elk.
But statewide, Wyoming plans to offer more licenses for antelope, mule deer, white-tailed deer, elk and bighorn sheep. Fewer moose and bison licenses will be offered.
It says no license will be required for hunting or fishing at events where participation is limited to veterans with disabilities caused by combat. The veterans must have been honorably discharged, and they can live in Mississippi or come from out of state.
One regulation revoked this year is a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ban on killing wolves or bears from aircraft, shooting brown bears over bait and snaring bears within Alaska federal wildlife refuges.
Still, survey showed that 50 wild-born pups survived in 2016 compared with half that the previous year.
More than 1 million trout, salmon and walleye destined for state’s lakes, rivers and streams.
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s carnivore program manager “very concerned about this.”