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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

Breaking News for

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Citizens to be tapped for councils, input

By Joe Albert Staff Writer St. Paul – The commission responsible for spending money for environment and conservation projects wants to know what you think. The Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources on its website is

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

Modified gas lease proposal finalized

Staff report Albany – A modified – and much-delayed – final plan to lease natural gas and oil exploration rights on several state-owned tracts will not include the Bear Swamp State Forest. That portion of

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

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

Fewer cormorants, more perch, in Les Cheneaux

By Steve Griffin Field Editor Alpena, Mich. — The number of bird-eating cormorants goes down. The number of tasty yellow perch in anglers’ coolers goes up. Are the two linked? It’s a little early for

OWO: Fish records serious business

By Mike Moore Editor Winchester, Ohio — Records were made to be broken but they only became such in Ohio due to the work of an outdoors writers group and the DNR Division of Wildlife.

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

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