As the legislative auditor begins to evaluate deer management in the state, the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association has asked the DNR, in some instances, to tap the brakes.
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The recently enacted Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act is under attack.
Shorter doe seasons, fewer doe licenses, disease management area permits and new wildlife management unit boundaries.
The spring turkey season got off to quite a start.
Successful wild turkey hunters in Kandiyohi, Pope, Meeker, Swift and Stearns counties can help determine if highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is present in Minnesota wildlife by allowing a sample to be collected from their turkeys.
John Wilson spent early April on a fur-buying adventure up and down Illinois.
Balsam Lake, Wis. — Jesse Ashton, the Polk County conservation warden since 2002, has been named by the Wisconsin DNR Bureau of Law Enforcement as the recipient of the 2014 Haskell Noyes Efficiency Award, commonly known in DNR conservation warden circles as “The Watch.”
When the first of the state’s six spring turkey seasons opens Wednesday, April 15, Wisconsin turkey hunters likely will notice an increase in jakes from previous years in most areas of the state.
The state’s next turkey-management plan is still in draft stage, but a DNR presentation to the Natural Resources Board on April 8 indicated the agency expects to continue looking for ways to expand turkey-hunting opportunities while protecting the bird’s presence in the state.
Despite wrong dates on some youth turkey hunting licenses, Minnesota’s spring turkey season is April 15 to May 28
To appease Ohio’s sportsmen, the Ohio Division of Wildlife has once again rearranged its deer-hunting proposals for the 2015-2016 seasons.
Despite evidence from a new survey method that the Upper Peninsula’s black bear population is not in decline, state wildlife officials say they will move forward with a proposal to reduce kill tags in an effort to allow the population to grow.
Anyone who’s been paying attention in recent years knows the Pennsylvania Game Commission has been growing the deer herd.
Minnesota’s wild turkey season will open Wednesday, and wildlife biologists around the state feel good about where the turkey population is at the moment.
DNR biologists say turkey hunters in most of the state should find plenty of birds in the field this spring – though overall population levels remain flat and some regions are experiencing a decline.
Tough times for wild turkeys have meant tough times for New York’s turkey hunters in recent years, and the 2015 spring gobbler season might not see much of a change.