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Wild Game and Camp Cooking Feed Thousands at Oklahoma Wildlife Expo

How much wild game can 38,600 sportsmen consume in three days? The answer is at least 2,000 pounds of venison and catfish and well over 200 gallons of buffalo chili. That is how much food was sampled at the Taste of the Wild exhibit at last year’s Oklahoma Wildlife Expo,…


Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that the Ozaukee-Washington Land Trust has received $454,000 in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The funding supports the restoration and enhancement of coastal wetlands, forests, shrublands, and grasslands on a 116-acre tract in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, which will provide critically…


MLPA Initiative Begins Planning Process in California’s North Coast Region

Sacramento – Three public open houses are scheduled in Northern California to provide information about California’s Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) planning process. These informal events will introduce members of the public to the planning process to reexamine and redesign marine protected areas (MPAs), provide a forum to ask questions…


Stimulus Funding Awarded to Rehabilitate Building, Double Size of Youth Conservation Corps at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Virginia Beach, Va. – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded a $528,000 contract under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) to TTR, L.L.C., also known as Casa Builders, of Virginia Beach to make structural repairs and energy-efficient improvements to a former residence on Back Bay National…


Bear Safety Tips

Tips from the DWR to keep you safe in black bear country People are seeing black bears as they camp and hike in Utah’s backcountry. Justin Dolling, game mammals coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says the DWR has responded to about 12 black bear incidents, most of them…


Wildlife in North Carolina Magazine Holds Fifth Annual Photo Competition

RALEIGH, N.C. – The award-winning Wildlife in North Carolina magazine is partnering with UNC-TV for its fifth annual photo competition. “It’s a natural partnership. We encourage outdoors photographers to watch the award-winning PBS show ‘Nature’ on North Carolina Public Television as a great way of learning about the wonderful world…


NY DEC Releases 2009 “State of the Hudson” Report

Action Agenda to Help Set Five-Year Course For Hudson River Estuary New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis today announced the release of the “State of the Hudson 2009 Report” and the “Draft 2010-2014 Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda” during the Hudson River Estuary Program Summit…


Belle Plaine couple is first to finish Minnesota State Parks’ Geocaching Wildlife Safari

A couple from Belle Plaine, Minn., have become the first ones to complete the Geocaching Wildlife Safari by finding a hidden geocache at each of Minnesota’s 72 state parks and recreation areas. Jason and Sarah Geisel completed this year’s event last weekend when they found their final cache at Zippel…


Colorado DOW’s Habitat Program Seeks Proposals from Land Owners, Conservation Groups

DENVER — The Colorado Division of Wildlife is now accepting proposals from landowners interested in wildlife habitat conservation and in providing wildlife-related recreational access to their properties. Through the DOW’s Wildlife Habitat Protection Program, up to $15 million is available this year for conservation easements or fee title purchases.   …


U.S. Designates Upper Mississippi River Floodplains a Wetland of International Importance

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced approval of portions of the Upper Mississippi River, including the Midwest’s largest national wildlife refuge, as a Wetland of International Importance. In making the announcement, Secretary Salazar said, “The ecological, social, and economic values of the Upper Mississippi River make it one…