The plan proposes regulatory changes and new actions to minimize the risk of CWD entering or spreading in New York state, the DEC says.
Most people have heard the distinctive call of the common barred owl, and the early nesters likely have young thinking about fledging already in mid-May.
ALLAGASH, Maine — A video of a deer surfing an ice flow down river before nimbly jumping to safety is causing a sensation. The young deer was shared widely on social media on Monday as it floated downriver near the tiny town of Allagash, Maine. More than 70,000 people had watched the video by Tuesday morning. The Bangor Daily News…
Then this week, someone else reported finding 60 dead geese on the roof of a self-storage company. While the cause wasn’t immediately apparent, it came after a storm with lightning and large hail.
A seasoned birdwatcher and bird-of-prey professional offers her perspective at the bizarre scene from the Minnesota Twins 2018 home opener.
Thanks in part to this long-lasting winter and cold temps, there may not be any eaglets in the nest at all this year.
DNR funding pitch: Minnesota outdoor recreational facilities, buildings in need of repair – and soon [video]
According to the DNR, the broken water line at Jay Cooke State Park is among the growing list of repairs needed throughout the state for hundreds of roofs, dilapidated bridges, washed out roads and culverts and the like. (Minnesota DNR)It’s become an annual early-spring tradition for the Minnesota DNR – a tour of a popular Minnesota state park. But it’s…
(Michigan DNR)As black bears start to become active, the Michigan DNR advises property owners to be bear conscious. “The ideal situation is for a bear to walk past your property, not find a food reward and move along on its own,” said DNR wildlife communication coordinator Katie Keen. “That’s the best way to live with bears and not encourage conflict.”…
Wait for expected third egg is over.
Video shows Fish and Game conservation officers releasing a cat from a trap.
Data from this study will help determine survival rates and mortality factors, habitat use, home range size and movements of adult female and fawn mule deer in southwest Nebraska. Another goal of the study is to understand why mule deer population density changes so abruptly in the study area.
While participating in Minnesota’s gun deer season outside of Ely in the Superior National Forest, Wisconsin Outdoor News columnist Patrick Durkin made a relatively rare observation for most deer hunters – an American marten on the hunt. Durkin was able to get a bit of video on the little predator on a cold early November day. For more on Durkin’s Minnesota deer…
Trout Unlimited hopes “86,000 Miles of Streams” will raise awareness and encourage action in support of coldwater conservation amid ongoing natural resource developments.
Halloween wouldn’t be the same without bats. Neither would the world we live in. In the above video, get a glimpse into the lives of big brown bats, little brown bats, northern long-eared bats, and a disease called white-nose syndrome. Then meet the biologists working to give our bats a fighting chance. Categories: Nature Tags: Bats for the Future Fund
Massachusetts photographer Dan Nystedt was shooting scenic photos, including drone video, in Ontario recently when he happened onto a wolf attacking a moose in the shallow water of a lake. His drone followed the encounter for nearly four minutes. Categories: Nature Tags: Moose, Ontario, Wolf
The Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937 was supported by organized sportsmen and sportswomen, state fish and game agencies, and industry to tax firearms and ammunition with the proceeds going specifically to wildlife conservation. So, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, when you buy that new firearm, arrows or a new bow, a box of shotgun shells or fishing…
For many people, the opportunity to see a Michigan black bear in the wild is an amazing experience. Black bears are Michigan’s only bear species. These animals prefer large hardwood or pine forests, intermixed with wetlands, and they can be colored black, brown or cinnamon. Males live in areas that can be larger than 100 square miles, while females —…
Sam Perkins of Plattsburgh had a memorable, close encounter with a young bull moose while hiking in the Dix Mountain wilderness of the Adirondacks. Categories: Nature, New York Videos Tags: Adirondacks, Dix Mountain, Moose
Julie Smith, of Bloomer, was videotaping a fawn swimming along the shoreline at dawn on Lake Noquebay in Marinette County on June 30 when a bald eagle swooped in, grabbed the fawn in its talons, and killed it in the shallow water. The eagle ate the deer over the next four days. For more, see Patrick Durkin’s column in the…
Bigger than a wild turkey with some even crazier mating rituals, the world’s largest flying bird remains rare but accessible in parts of the Continent.
Cody John Wolters was out kayaking in Itasca State Park on July 8 when he came across this – a muskie nonchalantly swimming along the surface, a large pike in tow.
While that’s a touch of good news after a challenging winter, mule deer hunters will see fewer young bucks in the fall, and in some places, very few.
The DNR’s 10 visitor centers around the state feature educational nature exhibits, access to nearby trails and outdoor experiences with professional interpreters that lead nature-oriented programs.
Baby wood ducks; after hatching in a nesting box, making the leap to the ground and heading to the lake.
Categories: Nature Tags: Owl
Farmington, Minn. — Crews from the Minnesota DNR’s East Metro Fisheries office stocked 3,000 11- to 12-inch rainbow trout into several runs of Dakota County’s Vermillion River this morning, Friday, April 7. For story, photo gallery, click here. Categories: Fishing, Minnesota Videos, Nature Tags: Fish, Fishing, Minnesota, Minnesota DNR, Stocking, Trout, Vermillion River