More than a third of those refuges are on lands in the Great Lakes region.
In making the announcement, Zinke, presents a ceremonial check to the Wisconsin DNR for nearly $35 million while visiting the Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area.
The heaviest bear reported to state officials was 550 pounds. It was killed in the town of Lexington in Greene County.
ALBANY, N.Y. — The Department of Environmental Conservation says there were 19 hunting-related shooting incidents last year, the second-lowest on record. The agency also reports 12 tree stand accidents in 2017, the first year it has recorded such injuries. Of…
Early reports from New York hunters through Dec. 3, show that hunters reported taking approximately 18 percent more deer in the Northern Zone and 14 percent more deer in the Southern Zone compared to the same period in 2016.
NORTH HARMONY, N.Y. — Authorities say an Ohio man shot a pickup truck he mistook for a deer in western New York. The shooting Friday was the second hunting accident in Chautauqua County in three days. Police say 43-year-old Rosemary…