Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina
2017 Trout Fishing Opportunities Await Anglers at State’s Castalia Fish Hatchery
Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

Monthly Archives: March 2017

Maine Wildlife Park Set To Open Thursday, April 24

Gray, Maine – Are you looking for something fun to do in this gorgeous spring weather during April school vacation week? Come with your children to the Maine Wildlife Park and take a walk with wildlife! The Maine Wildlife Park, a 200-acre haven with more than 25 different species of…


Make Plans for the Annual Spring Outdoor Festival May 3 at the Wehle Land Conservation Center

Get back to nature during the 11th Annual Spring Outdoor Festival (formerly Plant Fest and Bird Awareness Day) on May 3, 2008, at the Wehle Land Conservation Center near Midway, Alabama in Bullock County from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Spring Outdoor Festival is a fun and educational event…


Final Recreation Regulations Published for Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today published a final rule in the Federal Register to implement general recreation actions in the approved Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) for the 240,000-acre Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The new rules are effective May 27, 2008 following the customary 30-day…


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Grants to 27 States for Sewage Pumpout Facilities for Boaters

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director H. Dale Hall announced that more than $13.6 million in grants funding will be awarded to 27 states under the Clean Vessel Act grant program in 2008. The grants will be used to fund the construction and installation of sewage pumpout facilities and floating…


National Wetlands Maps Debut on Google Earth

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service maps of the National Wetlands Inventory are now available for viewing using Google Earth. The wetlands inventory includes wetlands data for approximately 60 percent of the conterminous U.S., as well as portions of Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. The mission of the Service’s National Wetlands…


Public Recreation in Riparian Areas Closed Due to Fire Danger at Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge

From April 22 – May 5, certain areas at Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge will be closed to public recreation due to extreme fire danger.  Specifically, units A, B, C, and D are affected by the closure.   Units A-D are bosque areas along the Rio Grande that are home to…


Wyoming Game & Fish Calendar

April 19 – Last day of public viewing of Conservation Stamp Contest Artwork, Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne April 24-25 – WGFD Commission meeting, Casper Game and Fish Office, 8:30 a.m May 1 – Deadline to apply for OREO Educator’s/Teacher’s Camp May 1 – Begin resident application period for limited quota…


Nichol’s Landing Paddling Trail Launch Set for April 30

SPRING BRANCH, Texas — Paddling and nature enthusiasts will celebrate the official opening of the newest Texas Paddling Trail in scenic Spring Branch April 30. Officials from the Water Oriented Recreation District of Comal County (WORD), the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA) and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)…


Savage Gulf Hike Slated For April 27

EVENT PLANNED AS CELEBRATION OF EARTH DAY Nashville, Tenn. – The Department of Environment and Conservation’s Division of Natural Areas will host a guided hike at Savage Gulf State Natural Area in Grundy and Sequatchie counties near Monteagle on April 27 in celebration of Earth Day.  Participants should meet at…


Kansas Rivers and Streams Float Guide Now Available

Book describes almost 1,000 miles of rivers available to the public MADISON, Wis. — For years, Kansas canoe, kayak, and float-trip enthusiasts have pined for places to put boats in the water and enjoy a peaceful day on the river. While those places have always existed, they haven’t been well-known….