Attendees also can get gun-fitting and repair questions answered by a gunsmith, see the junior duck stamp display, learn about cooking and other uses for wild game, check out the Minnesota Decoy Collectors Association annual decoy show and more.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Includes about 500 birds, mostly mallards but also great blue herons, belted kingfishers and northern harriers at McNary National Wildlife Refuge in south-central Washington.
The daily bag limit is 15, and there is no possession limit
The center is a temporary home for birds in recovery and a permanent residence for many that are unable to be fully rehabilitated
It’s the latest skirmish in the federal government’s long and troubled effort to restore the rare Mexican gray wolf to part of their original range under the Endangered Species Act
Plan offers 4 options for restoring animals in the state
Initial findings suggest the crane was killed by a high-powered rifle
Would overturn a ban on certain hunting techniques on national refuges and preserves
A recent change in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s process allows Ohio to now propose fall waterfowl regulations in January, more than six months earlier than in past years
American Indian tribes, conservation groups and some scientists tying up a decision on lifting protections for more than 700 grizzlies
A bill would block the courts from intervening
They say the project would destroy important habitat for gray wolf, Canada lynx
Will help ensure that 232 acres of coastal wetlands buffered by high quality forest will continue to be around for fish and wildlife
Marks most in any single year since federal government began reintroducing the predators in New Mexico, Arizona in 1998
Competition, which attracts many of the top wildlife artists from across the country each year, will be held Sept. 15-16
Community near tip of Alaska Peninsula continues pursuit of road through Izembek National Wildlife Refuge
But it has led to a lawsuit from a group of farmers, individuals and business owners, who claim the Corps’ changes have contributed to flooding, erosion and higher groundwater tables
Bear River Watershed Conservation Area in Idaho, Utah and Wyoming part of plan to protect wildlife habitat by buying perpetual conservation easements.
Preferred proposal would seek expanded authority to acquire up to more than 197,000 acres for the refuge.
Release is a large step forward in conserving the are yellow trout.