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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Agencies Ask Boaters to “Clean, Drain and Dry” for Labor Day Weekend – Help to Prevent Spread of Invasive Mussels

California state departments are asking boaters to clean, drain and dry their boats to stop the spread of harmful invasive mussels. Properly cleaning and drying boats will also help them avoid quarantines or being turned away from a water destination. “Quagga and Zebra mussels pose a serious threat to our…


Cleanup Finished on Popular Blatz Pavilion Lagoon in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE – The popular Blatz Pavilion lagoon in Milwaukee’s Lincoln Park has reopened for boating and fishing after mud containing PCBs was removed from it as part of a collaborative project between the Department of Natural Resources and Milwaukee County. Planning continues for a larger effort to clean up the…


Dove Hunting Regulation and Safety Reminders

Doves are migratory birds so hunters must use a plugged shot gun with a capacity not to exceed three shells in the magazine and chamber combined. Dove hunters must be registered with the federal Harvest Information Program (HIP). HIP registration is free and available at all locations where hunting licenses…


Deer Population Task Force Schedules Public Meetings

Panel reviewing options for improvements in deer management, reduction in deer vehicle accidents SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the state’s Joint Deer Population Control Task Force will conduct a series of public meetings to discuss and seek public comment on proposals for changes and improvements…


Interactive State Shooting Range Map Now Available Online

RALEIGH, N.C.  – Looking for a shooting range? You can now visit the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Web site to find one virtually anywhere in the state. The commission has launched an interactive map of more than 75 public and private ranges and other opportunities across North Carolina. Search by…


Michigan Recreational Fishing Report – 8/28/2008

Great Lakes temperature map As we approach the end of August, we begin to move into the fall fishing patterns. Cooler weather will bring the salmon in close to shore but warmer weather will push them out deep. Salmon action will only intensify as we move into September. Southeast Lower…


Iowa’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop Set for Sept. 19 – 21

Iowa’s annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop will be held September 19-21, at the Springbrook Conservation Educations Center, approximately 1 ½ hours west of Des Moines. The 2 ½-day workshop provides women a comfortable environment and beautiful setting to learn outdoor skills they may not normally try. BOW is…


Banner Shooting Range in Iowa to Host Three Days of Competition

The Banner Shooting Range at Summerset State Park is hosting two events on Sept. 5, 6 and 7 that are open to shooters of all skill levels. The range will host a pistol shooting competition on Sept. 5, from 3 to 7 p.m., and Sept. 7, from 2 to 5…


Iowa Fishing Report – 8/28/2008

 The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will be releasing the weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the weekend. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. For…


Effective September 1, Feeding Deer Will Be Illegal in Virginia

Richmond, VA — Effective September 1, it will be illegal to feed deer statewide in Virginia. The prohibition runs through the first Saturday in January (January 3, 2009). The regulation designating the prohibition went into effect in 2006. This regulation does NOT restrict the planting of crops such as corn…