Birding is an outdoor activity that’s seen an increase participation in recent years. In winter, owl-watching has become a major attraction, and one of the special places to search for them is Sax-Zim Bog in
Ohio’s ruffed grouse continue to decline, and a quick rebound is unlikely with habitat issues at the forefront of the birds’ decline.
The focus of the renovations will be the dam area. The dam is listed as an unclassified dam but there is a safety factor with age and beaver erosion issues. Any major failure would cause
Minnesota’s eighth-largest wildlife management area finally has a new master plan, its first since 1977. Minnesota DNR Commissioner Sarah Strommen signed off on the plan Jan. 31.
The master plan for the WMA doesn’t include
The fate of public recreational use of more than 32,000 acres, the Keweenaw Heartlands, is being determined by The Nature Conservancy and about 20 local stakeholder groups.
Acting DNR Director Shannon Lott was presented with a proposal at the recent state Natural Resources Commission meeting in Lansing to make permanent a regulation allowing licensed businesses conducting wildlife damage and nuisance control management
Conrad Lorenz, the original animal behaviorist, described instincts as “fixed action patterns” and proposed a more extensive definition.
Editor’s Note: The Wood Duck Society and the staff at Outdoor News agree that mounting wood duck houses on trees creates an unnecessary predation hazard for the birds.
Black-capped chickadees survive the harshest winters with amazing adaptive behaviors and abilities. From adjusting their core body temperatures to shedding and adding brain cells to memorizing hundreds of locales of stashed foods, these tiny wonders