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

Holiday Travelers Will Give Thanks for the Peace of Ohio State Park Resorts

COLUMBUS, OH – Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) invites holiday travelers and others to reserve stays and dine at one of Ohio’s relaxing state park resort lodges.   Are We There Yet? With nine luxurious Ohio State…


The Shenandoah River Fish Kill Task Force Evaluates Results of Latest Studies on Virginia River Systems

Richmond, VA — The Shenandoah River Fish Kill Task Force met November 17, 2008, to review the latest research on the causes of unexplained fish kills in several Virginia river systems since 2003. The meeting included presentations and discussions of findings during 2008. Though researchers have not identified a cause,…


NOAA Announces Up to $2 Million for Sockeye Salmon Disaster Affecting Puget Sound Fishermen

NOAA’s Fisheries Service today announced that several Northwest Indian tribes and the state of Washington will be eligible for up to a total of $2 million to assist tribal and non-tribal communities affected by the commercial fishery failure in Fraser River sockeye salmon. “The assistance we are announcing will help…


Outdoor Youth Challenge Winners at National Hunting and Fishing Days Celebration

Winners have been announced for the Outdoor Youth Challenge held during West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days Sept. 27 and 28 at Stonewall Resort State Park, according to Shawn Head of the Wildlife Resources Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. This year, the Challenge…


Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Announces $44 Million Investiment in Recreation and Conservation Projects

HARRISBURG  — Residents will benefit from the investment of nearly $44 million for 316 conservation and recreation projects that are designed to help revitalize communities and protect natural resources, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today. “The health and vitality of our communities is reflected in the quality of their parks…


S.C. Waterfowl Season Gets Underway Nov. 26

The 2008-2009 late waterfowl season will soon get underway with the first segment opening on Wednesday, Nov. 26 running until Sunday, Nov. 30. Changes in regulations include an increase in the wood duck bag limit from two to three, a hybrid daily bag limit for scaup, and a closure of…


DEC Warns Against Feeding Waterfowl After Finding Dead & Dying Geese

Birds Afflicted with a Fungal Disease After Ingesting Moldy Grain Recently, a dozen Canada geese were found sick or dead on a pond in northern Clinton County by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Wildlife staff responding to a report from a concerned citizen. The sick geese were disoriented…


Ohio’s Popular Deer-Gun Season Is Open Statewide From December 1 Through December 7

Additional weekend of gun hunting for white-tailed deer on December 20-21 COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio’s popular deer-gun season opens statewide on Monday, December 1, offering hunters a full week to harvest a whitetail. The upcoming season will again include an extra weekend of gun hunting on December 20-21, according to…


ODNR Awards $1.7 Million to Improve Outdoor Recreation in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Real Estate and Land Management will provide grant funding to develop and improve outdoor recreation opportunities in 58 Ohio counties.   ODNR has awarded a total of $1,719,575 to 90 local parks through the 2008 NatureWorks Grant Program….


N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Renovates, Expands Shooting Range

ELLERBE, N.C.  – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has expanded the shooting range at the John Lentz Hunter Education Center, adding 100- and 50-yard ranges to the popular site for hunters and other sportsmen. The range, which is part of the John Lentz Hunter Education Center at the Millstone 4-H…