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

Primitive Weapons Deer Season Nears in Georgia

The weeklong primitive weapons deer-hunting season begins Saturday, Oct. 11. During the primitive weapons season, hunters may use archery equipment (including crossbows), muzzleloading shotguns (20 gauge or larger) and muzzleloading firearms (.44 caliber or larger). Last year, more than 61,000 muzzleloader hunters harvested approximately 16,133 deer, increasing both the number…


CompUSA Offers Reward in Death of Campus Crocodile

Two days after University of Miami Police found a headless and tailless, 8- to 9-foot American crocodile carcass in a campus canal, a $5,000 reward is being offered by CompUSA for information that leads to the arrest of the crocodile killer. University Police and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation…


Restored Mispillion Wetland of Delaware Offsets Losses from Superfund Site

Along the Mispillion River in Kent County, Del., an eroded, degraded marsh has been transformed into vital habitat for local wildlife. The 56-acre private site consists of one of the river’s original meanders and associated wetland with more than 2,000 feet of river frontage. Today, representatives from the public-private partnership…


Brandywine Creek State Park in Delaware Announces 17th Annual Haunted Trail

WILMINGTON, Del. – Brandywine Creek State Park will be hosting the 17th Annual Haunted Trail on Friday, Oct. 17 and Saturday, Oct. 18, at the park from 7 until 10 p.m. both nights. The trail features creepy crawlers, ghoulish delights, blazing jack o’ lanterns, scary surprises and unbelievable mazes. The…


Connecticut DEP Announces Opening Days of Upcoming Fall Firearms Hunting Seasons

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection has announced the Opening Days of upcoming fall firearms hunting seasons. Peak hunting occurs during early morning and late afternoon, primarily during the period from mid-October through mid-December. The fall firearms turkey season opens statewide on Saturday, October 4 and will continue through October…


Kempthorne Announces Proposal to Protect 48 Hawaii Species

New Ecosystem-based Approach Provides Hope HONOLULU, HI – Applying a newly developed, ecosystem-based approach to species conservation, the Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne today announced a proposal to add 48 species found only on the island of Kauai to the federal endangered species list and designate critical habitat. This…


Reward Offered for Information on Illegal Shooting of a Sandhill Crane near Wisconsin Rapids

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward and asking the public for information regarding the illegal shooting of a sandhill crane. The crane is believed to have been shot in late August in the vicinity of U.S. Highway 54 and 32nd Street in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. The…


Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week in Your State October 12-18, 2008

Whether it’s taking a walk among the fall colors, spotting a rare bird species, or learning about the cultural resources that are part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s conservation mission, National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 12-18, 2008, celebrates the diversity and resources of America’s 548 national wildlife refuges. …


The California and Nevada Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards $2.1 Million in Conservation Grants

The California and Nevada Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded $2,101,027 to the California Department of Fish and Game, Nevada Division of Forestry and Nevada Department of Wildlife under Section 6 of the Endangered Species Act for conservation projects that protect candidate, proposed or listed species….


Tips To Get Prepared For This Year’s Rifle Buck Deer Hunt

Deer hunters are eagerly awaiting the beginning of Utah’s general rifle buck deer hunt on Oct. 18. Getting prepared now, by gathering materials and gaining knowledge, are some of the keys to having a safe hunt. And while taking a deer is usually the highlight of any deer hunt, remember…