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

Marylands’ Historic Octoraro Creek Trail Reopens To The Public

CONOWINGO — The newest addition to the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway, Octoraro Creek Trail, is now open to the public. The trail, a half-mile walking path through wooded land that begins at the Octoraro Creek Bridge on Route 222 and ends at the Susquehanna River, provides greater opportunities for kayaking,…


Alabama Becoming An Outdoor Woman – (BOW)

The Next BOW Workshop is October 3-5, 2008 / Registration Available in Late July 2008 Nature-based recreation is an increasingly popular pastime among families. Yet, many women encounter barriers to the outdoors. Thanks to the exciting Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program, scores of women are successfully overcoming these barriers. The…


NOAA’s Fisheries Service Encourages Applicants for Advisory Panel

Please Submit Applications by July 21 NOAA’s Fisheries Service is seeking applicants for the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, the only federal advisory panel charged with advising the Secretary of Commerce on living marine resource issues that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. “We encourage interested members of the…


A Great Day for Endangered Fish in the Grand Valley as Community Celebrates Completion of Capital Projects

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program (Recovery Program) held a dedication ceremony at the Price-Stubb Diversion Dam on the Colorado River near Grand Junction, Colo. The dedication celebrated the recent completion of a fish passage at this facility, the last remaining barrier to fish migration…


Illegal Activity Has Caused Multiple Wolf Deaths

Nine Mexican wolves have died in the wild since the beginning of 2008.  Foul play was responsible for three of the deaths, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Necropsy results from the Service’s wildlife forensic laboratory are still pending for one wolf. Female wolves known as AF1111, AF1112…


Angel Lake Kids Fishing Derby

If you’re looking to cool off in July, then bring your children to the Angel Lake Kids Fishing Derby at Angel Lake, just outside of Wells on Saturday, July 19. This derby is for kids 15 and under and is sponsored by the US Forest Service (USFS), Wells Rural Electric…


Nevada Duck Stamp Art Contest Celebrates 30th Year

Artists with an interest in wildlife have an opportunity to be recognized for their creativity by participating in the 2009 Nevada Duck Stamp Art Contest. The annual contest is sponsored by the Nevada Waterfowl Association and sanctioned by the Nevada State Board of Wildlife Commissioners. The winning artwork will be…


Lake Mead Wardens Prepare For Busy Holiday Weekend, Remind Boaters to Prepare

Game wardens besieged with swimming, boating and other accidents and fatalities are asking boaters to prepare before heading out for the busy Fourth of July holiday weekend. Non-emergency calls are taking more time, and when serious emergencies arrive, wardens are often tied up with something easily preventable, said Lieutenant David…


Rule Changes Proposed To Align Wolf Management With State Law

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host three public hearings in July to gather comment on a rule proposal that would allow state wildlife officials to designate the   gray wolf as a species in need of management. The need for new rules follows the official removal of the northern Rocky…


Quabbin Deer Hunt Applications Available

Applications for the 2008 Quabbin Controlled Deer Hunt are now available through the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) web page at www.mass.gov/dcr/waterSupply/watershed/hunt2008.htm. This will be the second year that blackpowder firearms will be allowed for use during the Controlled Deer Hunt.  Water Supply Division staff reminds prospective applicants that…