Friday, June 2nd, 2023
Friday, June 2nd, 2023

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Kentucky fish and wildlife department sues hunter for bringing infected deer head into state

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is seeking civil damages in a recently filed lawsuit against a Louisville hunter who illegally brought into Kentucky the head of a deer that was harvested in Wisconsin and later tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), a highly infectious disease that kills deer and elk.

Multi-state wild turkey research looks for answers to declining populations

With many states across the country experiencing a decline in wild turkey populations, the National Wild Turkey Federation and state agencies are deeply invested in better understanding what is happening to one of America’s favorite game birds.
A Tennessee-Kentucky collaborative banding project is in the second year of its four-year duration and is one year closer to better understanding harvest and survival information that may be impacting populations. 

Kentucky celebrates 25 years of elk diversification

The 25th anniversary of elk restoration is a milestone for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and cooperating partners. An immense effort over the years has led to considerable success.
Restoring an extirpated species takes public support. An animal as large as an elk does not go unnoticed. Funding to provide the field work can far exceed expectations. Land too, lots of it.

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