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

Spring Vacation Weeks at Dinosaur State Park

April 16, 17th and April 19-24th, 2011 (Museum closed Monday April 18th) The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill will sponsor a series of programs for families during April school vacation weeks. The programs include: View a Film: Three different films…


Michigan DNR to Propose Closing 23 State Forest Campgrounds

The Department of Natural Resources today announced that the state’s Forest Recreation Program has seen a 63-percent decrease in funding in the last three years, resulting in the need for the department to close 23 under-performing state forest campgrounds in the northern Lower Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula. The order…


DFG Wardens, Scientists and Volunteers Scoop up Wayward Trout

California Department of Fish and Game Wardens, County Sheriffs, scientists and community volunteers saved hundreds of mature trout from dying near Big Bear Lake in Northern Los Angeles County this week. Due to the extraordinary high water levels in Big Bear Lake hundreds of trout have been swimming upstream into…


Less Than Average Snowfall Totals Could Mean High Wildfire Danger in Michigan

Winter in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and northern third of the Lower Peninsula saw less than average snowfall this year, which will likely mean high wildfire danger in the state, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Lesser amounts of snow in the U.P. and northern Lower Peninsula means snow-free conditions…


Newsletter Identifies Things Every Coastal Recreational Fisherman Should Know

MOREHEAD CITY – Every coastal recreational fisherman should understand how to fish in an ethical manner. Every coastal recreational fisherman should know the latest size and bag limits and fishing seasons. The Spring 2011 edition of Fish Eye News focuses on these matters with articles that show the most responsible…


Access to Tehama Wildlife Area to be Limited Through Summer

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) must keep a portion of the Tehama Wildlife Area (TWA) closed this summer for public safety reasons. Normally the area is opened on the last Friday in March, but recent heavy rains have made the Antelope Creek crossing unsafe. This closure will last…


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Women invited to Discover Nature through MDC workshop June 3-5

JEFFERSON CITY Mo — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites women to get hands-on outdoor skills training at its Discover Nature Women Summer Workshop on June 3-5 at the Windermere Conference Center in Roach, Missouri. The workshop provides a safe and friendly environment where women experience hands-on outdoor skills…


Sign up now for a firearms safety hunter education class

Now is the time for people to sign up for a firearms safety hunting education class offered by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Instructors from throughout the state are calling in right now to set up spring classes, so this is the time to get your son or…


Free Florida Kids’ Fishing Clinic promises day of learning, fun

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing a fun family outing are the objectives for this month’s Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Panacea. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will offer a free Kids’ Fishing Clinic for children between the ages of 4…


Springtime Means Bear Sighting Time

A black bear sighting, even somewhere like metro Atlanta, is not altogether unusual, especially during the Georgia springtime. That’s because during the spring and summer, young male bears that are “on their own” for the first time may be found roaming and sometimes stumbling into non-traditional bear range, including suburbs…