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

State Reports Positive Mosquitoes for West Nile Virus in Greenwich

Third WNV-Positive Mosquito Pool of Season Hartford – The State Mosquito Management Program today announced that mosquitoes trapped in Greenwich on July 13, 2011 tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). These results represent the first positive mosquitoes identified in Greenwich by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) this year….


Illinois Controlled Pheasant Hunting Reservation Information Now Available Online

Online applications for IDNR-managed sites begin Aug. 1  SPRINGFIELD, IL – Controlled pheasant hunting opportunities will be available at 19 Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) sites this fall, and the 2011-12 season dates and permit reservation information are now available online. Fifteen of the sites are operated by the…


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DNR Offers Shooting, Archery and Hunting Workshops for Women in August

The Department of Natural Resources is offering a variety of opportunities for women to learn more about shooting, archery and hunting this August, through its Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program. These hands-on workshops, designed primarily for those 18 and older, teach women the skills needed to take part in outdoor…


Rock the Rocks at Falls of the Ohio SP, Aug. 20

Falls of the Ohio State Park will host Rock the Rocks: A Mammoth Event fundraiser at the interpretive center on Aug. 20 from 6-10 p.m. Festivities include dinner by Terri Lynn’s Catering, bourbon tasting by Jim Beam Brands Company, handcrafted beers from the New Albanian Brewing Company, live music by…


Upriver Lakes sturgeon spearing season application deadline August 1

OSHKOSH – Sturgeon spearers have until Aug. 1 to apply for a 2012 Upriver Lakes sturgeon spearing lottery tag. Participation in the Upriver Lakes sturgeon spearing season on Lakes Butte des Morts, Winneconne and Poygan, is controlled through a lottery. Those people selected in the lottery will be notified by…


Minnesota state parks will begin opening Friday; other DNR facilities and functions open today

Some Minnesota state parks will open for day and overnight use as soon as Friday, July 22, but other facilities will not be open until the weekend, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officials said today. DNR employees returned to work Thursday, July 21, after the agency and state government…


Drought Impacts on Texas Reservoirs Mounting

ATHENS—Following the drought of record of the 1950s, Texas built dozens of reservoirs designed to maintain an adequate water supply should another drought of equal severity occur. That time has come, and the coming months will reveal if those reservoirs are equal to the task. The outcome is anything but…


CA DFG Opens Chimineas Unit of Carrizo Plain Ecological Reserve for Apprentice Deer Hunters

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is offering a draw for an apprentice deer hunt on the Chimineas Unit of the Carrizo Plain Ecological Reserve. The two-day hunt, which is being offered in cooperation with the California Deer Association (CDA), will be held Sept. 17-18 on the 30,000-acre reserve…


Skokomish River salmon fishery opens in August with similar regulations as last year

OLYMPIA – The recreational salmon fishery on the Skokomish River will get under way Aug. 1 downstream of the Highway 106 Bridge and Aug. 2 upstream of the bridge to the Highway 101 Bridge under regulations similar to last year. State and tribal co-managers recently reached agreement on salmon fisheries…


Powder Valley Nature Center to feature outdoor family movie night

KIRKWOOD, Mo — The dream of teaching geese to fly takes flight in the Academy Award-nominated film Fly Away Home. The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center in Kirkwood is taking the film to the outdoor screen. As part of its year-long 20th anniversary celebration, Powder…