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TPWD Increases License, Boat Registration Fees

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved increases to hunting and fishing licenses, as well as boat titling and registration fees. Most fees will increase by five percent and the increases take effect with the 2009-2010 license year, starting this fall for recreational hunting and fishing…


Expect More Contact With Wildlife, CA DFG Says

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) reminds the public to use caution should they encounter wild animals this spring. Wildlife tends to venture into populated and suburban areas during this time of year. Bears, mountain lions and coyotes in particular may be drawn to human habitation in search of…


Winning Artist to be Chosen at 2009 California Duck Stamp Judging Event

The winning design for California’s 2009 Duck Stamp will be selected at a judging event on May 27 at The California Museum in Sacramento. Eighteen artists from around the nation submitted original designs that they hope will be chosen to adorn next year’s stamp, which is required for hunting waterfowl…


Volunteers Needed for Stewardship Workdays in Southeast Michigan

The Department of Natural Resources today announced the schedule of volunteer stewardship workdays to be held throughout April in southeast Michigan state parks and recreation areas. Volunteers are needed to help hand pull garlic mustard, an invasive nonnative plant, at several parks. These activities will help protect and restore the…


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Endangered Species Recovery Champion Awards in California

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acting Director Rowan Gould has announced the 18 recipients of the Service’s 2008 Recovery Champion award. The Recovery Champion award recognizes U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees and their partners for contributions to the recovery of threatened and endangered species in the United States. “The…


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Critical Habitat for the Louisiana Black Bear

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today published a final rule to designate approximately 1,195,821 acres of land in 15 Louisiana Parishes as critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the threatened Louisiana black bear. Areas designated as critical habitat for the Louisiana black bear include bottomland and…


Wildfire Season Precautions Urged

Ohioans are urged to be aware of the state’s outdoor burning regulations and take necessary precautions if they are planning to burn debris, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry.   Ohio law states that outdoor debris burning is prohibited from 6 a.m. to 6…


Two Alaska National Wildlife Refuges Celebrate 100th Birthday

President Teddy Roosevelt recognized the national significance of Alaska?s abundant and unique bird life by designating the first National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska 100 years ago today, on February 27, 1909.  Portions of what are now the Alaska Maritime and Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuges were among the first of…


Land Acquisition Benefits West Virginia Wildlife, 120 Acres Added to Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Davis, WV  – West Virginia prides itself on its wild havens, and many outdoor enthusiasts regard Tucker County – with its rugged mountains, clean streams and rivers and outstanding recreational opportunities – as one of the region’s great treasures.  Today, The Conservation Fund, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS),…


Service Releases Record of Decision on South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay NWR

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released its Record of Decision (ROD) on the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The Service will implement the preferred Tidal Emphasis Alternative, (Alternative C) as described in the Final Environmental Impact Statement /…