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Monthly Archives: March 2017

California DFG Offers Special Game Bird Heritage Program Event at Grizzly Island Wildlife Area

Permits will be issued for four special Game Bird Heritage Apprentice pheasant hunts for junior hunters at Grizzly Island Wildlife Area. The deadline to apply is October 27, 2008. To be eligible, youths must have successfully completed a hunter education course and possess a valid California Junior Hunting License. The…


California DFG Offers Special Game Bird Heritage Program Event at Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area

Permits for two Game Bird Heritage Apprentice pheasant hunts for junior hunters will be issued by drawing. The deadline to apply is Oct. 27. To be eligible, youths must have successfully completed a hunter education course and possess a valid California Junior Hunting License. This apprentice hunt will be located…


Correction on White Goose Regulation Dates in Imperial Valley

Incorrect dates for white goose hunting are printed on the Imperial County White Goose Area Map in the 2008-2009 Waterfowl Regulations Booklet. The correct season dates are Nov. 1, 2008 – Jan. 25, 2009 and Feb. 14 – March 1, 2009 for the Imperial County White Goose Area. The correct…


South Dakota Artist Wins 2008 Federal Duck Stamp Contest

Wildlife artist Joshua Spies of Watertown, South Dakota, has won the 2008 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest — the oldest and most prestigious wildlife art competition in America — with his depiction of a long-tailed duck.  H. Dale Hall, director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announced the winner…


Pennsylvania Game Commission Announces Results of October Board Meetings

BOARD TAKES STEP TO EXPAND MENTORED YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES HARRISBURG – Taking a step forward to grow the agency’s popular Mentored Youth Hunting Program (MYHP), the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to add coyotes to the list of species that may be hunted by youths under the…


Service Reopens Public Comment Period On 2007 Proposal to Delist Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolves Under the Endangered Species Act

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced it is reopening the public comment period on its proposal to delist the gray wolf in the northern Rocky Mountains.  The public will have until November 28, 2008, to submit their comments to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov or via U.S….


Prospects Looking Good for Deer Season in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — Hunters hoping for a shot at a quality deer during the 2008-09 deer season will need to get off the bench and into the game, suggest state wildlife biologists, as current range conditions indicate increased availability of native food sources. The general deer hunting season opens statewide…


Quail Hunting Rules Adjusted at 7 Indiana DNR Properties

The long-term decline of bobwhite quail populations has prompted the Department of Natural Resources to adjust the 2008 season dates, hunting hours and bag limits at seven state Fish and Wildlife areas (FWAs). In northwest Indiana, quail hunting will be allowed at Jasper-Pulaski, Willow Slough and Winamac FWAs from Nov….


December Canada Goose Reductions at Summit Lake, Potato Creek SPs

Having attempted various non-lethal methods of managing the Canada goose populations at Summit Lake and Potato Creek state parks, the DNR will conduct two controlled goose reductions in December. This year’s dates coincide with hunting seasons to optimize effectiveness and take into consideration state and federal laws, local flight patterns…


Minnesota DNR Dock Removals Underway

All across Minnesota, lakeshore owners have been busily removing docks in anticipation of freezing temperatures. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is doing the same at public water accesses. Craig Mitchell, DNR Southern Region Trails and Waterways manager at New Ulm, said the DNR tries to leave docks out as…