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New Gulf Grouper, Amberjack and Triggerfish Rules Take Effect Jan. 1

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission advises anglers that new rules to help manage gag and red grouper, greater amberjack and gray triggerfish in Gulf of Mexico waters take effect on Jan. 1. The recreational daily bag limit for gag grouper is now two fish per person within the…


Waterfowl Season Reopens in Southern Michigan

Waterfowl hunters will have 30 days of Canada goose hunting and two days of duck hunting across most of southern Michigan beginning Saturday, Jan. 3, the Department of Natural Resources announced today. The two-day duck season corresponds to the opening weekend of the late Canada goose season, as it has…


Michigan’s Pere Marquette Rail Trail Open for Snowmobile Season

The Department of Natural Resources today announced the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail bridge over the Muskegon River, located east of the city of Evart, has reopened. Initially, the bridge was to be closed until Dec. 31, but the contractor was able to complete the bridge renovations early. The project included bridge…


NY DEC REPORTS: JR. Hunters Top 15,000 in First Year

Deer Harvest Matches 2007; Bear Harvest Likely to Set Records in Catskill, Allegany Regions The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today released preliminary results that show more than 15,000 junior hunters took advantage of a new law signed by Governor David A. Paterson to create a “junior big-game”…


New Year’s Resolution from National Park Service Director Mary A. Bomar

WASHINGTON – Out with the old, in with the new—let’s get rid of those tired old New Year’s resolutions and do something different—pledge to take a kid to visit a national park! As Director of the National Park Service, I have spoken across the country of our children being “seduced…


Michigan’s Hartwick Pines State Park Hosts Winter Trails Day Events on Jan. 10

Hartwick Pines State Park will celebrate Winter Trails Day, Saturday, Jan. 10, in conjunction with the national event, now in its 14th year, that encourages the public to get outdoors in winter and spend a day on the snow. Winter Trails Day at Hartwick Pines will run from 10 a.m….


Michigan DNR Asks for Citizens’ Assistance on Reporting Snowmobile Trail Sign Damage/Theft

The Department of Natural Resources is asking for assistance from the public to report any damage or theft they may witness or are aware of related to snowmobile trail signs. Each fall and during the snowmobile season, 67 snowmobile trail grant sponsors take to the trails to replace stolen/broken signs….


NY DEC Begins Fourth And Final Season of Wild Turkey Study

Banding and Winter Flock Surveys to Begin in January, Landowners Invited to Participate New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis announced today that DEC is preparing for the final field season of a large-scale wild turkey research project and is implementing a statewide winter flock survey….


TPWD’s Top 10 Texas Conservation News Stories of 2008

1. Major Land Acquisitions Enhance State Parks, Protect Resources, Expand Access Texas state parks, which recently received a welcome shot in the arm in the form of additional funding from the Texas legislature, made two important acquisitions during 2008. In September, TPWD acquired the approximately 2,900-acre Fortress Cliffs Ranch, protecting…


NOAA to Create Saltwater Angler Registry in 2010

Final rule gives states more time to implement local data gathering NOAA’s Fisheries Service released its final rule today to create a national saltwater angler registry of all marine recreational fishermen to help the nation better protect our shared marine resources. A requirement to establish a registry was included in…