Schaumburg to host Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic in February 2019.
They say artificial insemination holds promise for the Mexican wolf as well as other species that are close to extinction.
According to the DNR, 66 reports of EHD were received from landowners and hunters totaling 169 deer in 32 counties. By comparison, in 2012, the worst year for EHD in Illinois, a total of 2,968 dead deer were reported in 87 counties.
Will offer a combination of solutions to reduce the risk of invasive carp from entering the Great Lakes at the Brandon Road Lock & Dam in Joliet, Ill.
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A lock and dam near Burlington, Iowa, recently saw 491 eagles, up from 156 a week earlier.
It's a chance to trap and fit some of the visitors with tiny transmitters to help track them around the globe and study a long-misunderstood species whose numbers likely are far fewer than previously thought, researchers say.
Stepp will oversee environmental protection laws and regulations in the region that includes Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.
More than 1,800 citations and warnings issued to violators during firearms deer hunt – Illinois’ busiest hunting season.
Illegal activities spilled into neighboring states; one of the men also charged in Illinois.
DNR reports that harvest sex ratios during the three-day muzzleloader season were 55 percent does and 45 percent bucks males (2,040 to 1,660).
The preliminary harvest for the second segment of the firearms season, Nov. 30 through Dec. 3, was 28,656.
Scientists said the biggest factor in the cranes' population boom is the conservation and restoration of wetlands, marshes and prairies, which is their preferred habitat for nesting and breeding.
Top tactics for bull bluegills and crappies as the first hard water of the season envelopes the American ice belt.
Successful shooting for pheasants, ruffed and sharp-tailed grouse, and quail requires different ammunition to account variances in size, speed, and flush distance.
That's down from 54,452 deer taken during the first firearms weekend in 2016.
Talk about opening ATV trails have been tossed around for a few years. Hunters and others who use state land are mostly opposed to the idea, citing loss of natural areas and habitat, not to mention the noise and crowds an ATV facility would bring.
Total ducks on the Mississippi River during the first week of November reportedly 146 percent above the 10-year average and 86 percent above late-October count.
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