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Feds approve N.Y.’s conservation outline

Staff report Albany – New York’s bulky Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy, an 1,100-page document outlining efforts to manage 544 species, has received federal approval. DEC Commissioner Denise Sheehan announced last month the plan – designed

Vt. stocks ’bows in Battenkill

By Don Lehman Contributing Writer Eagleville, N.Y. – When fishing the Battenkill next spring, don’t be surprised if you catch a rainbow trout or two. While ’bows have not been found in “The ’Kill” for

Dead-icated funding: Senate pulls the plug

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul – Dedicated funding officially died for the year last Thursday, when Senate DFLers opted not to return to the table to negotiate. Instead, a letter delivered by Senate

Will CSP get short-changed?

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor St. Paul – A highly regarded federal conservation program, still considered in its infancy, is already feeling the funding squeeze, according to conservation groups, including the Minnesota Project. Signup for

Tetracycline pills will help DNR pinpoint bear numbers

By Larry Polenske Correspondent Madison — Beginning this summer, Wisconsin black bears will eat tetracycline pills that should give researchers a clearer picture of the bear population down the road when they look at bear

DNR e-mailing deer season frameworkss

By WON Staff Madison — Any deer hunter who has not heard that the 2006 season framework has changed should be hearing about it soon – the DNR is working on an “outreach effort” that

Spring 2006 shaping up well for nesting critters

By Glen Schmitt Staff Writer Windom, Minn. – Although it’s still too early to count young-of-the-year pheasants, turkeys, and waterfowl, wildlife officials appear more optimistic about this spring’s hatch than in 2004 or 2005. After

Deer debate drags on – even in agency

By Mark Nale Northcentral Correspondent State College, Pa. — The 6-2 vote cast by the Pennsylvania Game Commission Board of Commissioners in April reduced antlerless allocations in some management units, but kept the deer seasons

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