Even more business expected in 2017, although issues such as invasive mussels a cause for concern.
The order was first issued in 2009 and it’s continuing to help reduce and stabilize the snow goose population, which officials say is causing extensive damage to some wetlands and agricultural areas.
That brings the number of Montana rivers where it’s been found to 10.
Ohio pilot program will be featured on “Daily Planet,” which airs on Discovery Channel in Canada and the Science Channel in the United States.
Acquiring suitable hides and antler sheds from reputable vendors is also on the city’s agenda.
It’s the first bee of any kind in the contiguous 48 states to receive the grim title. So what can be done?
For decades, pallid sturgeon have been prevented from reaching hundreds of miles of upstream spawning habitat because of an existing rock weir at the proposed dam site.
The $133,000 will help send more than 600 Maine children to conservation camps in the state, serving children ages 8 through 17 and providing outdoor and classroom experiences.
The ducks, which use the Chesapeake Bay as a winter migration destination and have a longstanding history in Maryland, could be the next symbol of the state.
More than 100 relocated from private northern New Mexico ranch.
About two dozen vintage snowmobile races are held across the nation’s northern tier each year, with most of the machines built before 1985.
Would allow Harrietta Hills Trout Farm LLC to raise its output to 300,000 pounds of trout annually at its Grayling facility — up from 20,000 pounds a few years ago.
The weed mats can be a nuisance to boaters and anglers, and scientists also concerned about starry stonewort’s potential to harm native plants, fish habitats and other aquatic ecosystems.
Legislature denied request for a license fee increase in 2013.
The measure would make the contests illegal in the state but not prevent landowners from hunting the predators on their property.
Would have been first increase in 13 years; agency searching for possible alternatives.
Experts say reefs are attracting egg-laying females, but because sturgeon mature slowly, it could take decades to determine whether efforts are boosting population.
Effort is expected to decrease local deer population about 20 percent a year.
The 425 acres is important for maintaining stable populations of deer, pheasant, wild turkey and other wildlife, and addition would expand hunting, fishing, other recreational opportunities.
Board developing policies for a swath of territory as large as 170,000 acres.
A one-week permit would cost $4, an annual permit would cost $12, and a two-year permit would cost $20.
In 2015, Idaho hunters killed nearly 70,000 deer and about 25,000 elk, numbers not matched since the 1990s.
Includes about 500 birds, mostly mallards but also great blue herons, belted kingfishers and northern harriers at McNary National Wildlife Refuge in south-central Washington.
The state steps up wildlife patrols from December through February.
North Dakota Game and Fish Department cost-share program helps landowners prevent damage to their property
Man illegally killed shot elk in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.