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$290,000 in grants will support New England cottontail restoration in Maine and New Hampshire

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has awarded more than a quarter million in funding for conservation projects to bring back the New England cottontail, a rabbit native to the northeastern United States that has been considered for protection under the Endangered Species Act. The grants will support cooperative projects…


Texas the State of Flowing Water Video Documentary To Air Feb. 12

AUSTIN, Texas — The one-hour video documentary Texas the State of Flowing Water will air at 8 p.m. central time, Thursday, Feb. 12 on all Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) stations in Texas. It is the fourth in an award-winning series of water resource documentaries produced by Texas Parks and Wildlife…


Celebrating the Great Florida Birding Trail in the Panhandle

Signs marking 78 designated birding sites along the 2,000-mile Great Florida Birding Trail began appearing in the Panhandle in December. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) hopes to have all the signs in place from Tallahassee to Pensacola by the end of this month. The FWC will celebrate…


DNR Invites Wildlife Artists to Enter 13th Annual Maryland Black Bear Conservation Stamp Design Contest

Annapolis, Md. — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites artists to submit original artwork for the 13th Annual Black Bear Conservation Stamp Design Contest. Both Maryland residents and non-residents may enter now through March 20, 2009. “The proceeds from the sale of the Black Bear Stamp and other related…


DNR Invites Waterfowl Artists to Enter 35th Maryland Game Bird Stamp Design Contest

Annapolis, Md. — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites Maryland waterfowl artists to enter the 35th Annual Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest. “Proceeds from the sale of these stamps help fund waterfowl and migratory game bird projects as well as much needed research,” said Jonathan McKnight, acting…


Minnesota Snowmobile Trails Not Yet Ready for Riding; Ice Not Safe

Even though the official start of the Minnesota snowmobile season was Dec. 1, several conditions must be met before trails are legally open for travel, according to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Northeast Regional Trails and Waterways manager Les Ollila. Snowmobile clubs and trail crews are out working on…


Snowmobile Safety Training Required For Youth, Young Adults

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds riders that everyone born after Dec. 31, 1976 must have a snowmobile safety certificate or a snowmobile safety certificate indicator on their driver’s license or Minnesota ID card to operate a snowmobile in the state. To become certified in snowmobile safety, students…


Vintage Outdoor Gear Fills Pages of Calendar for hHnters and Anglers of Missouri

This companion to the Conservation Department’s popular Natural Events Calendar caters to those who pursue traditional outdoor activities. JEFFERSON CITY—Split-bamboo fishing rods, vintage shotguns and the beaming faces of successful hunters and anglers mark the passage of seasons in the 2009 Missouri’s Outdoor Heritage Calendar from the Missouri Department of…


Highlighting Illinois DNR Programs and Upcoming Events for the Month of December

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Newsbits Late-Winter Deer Season Application Deadline Extended:  The IDNR has reopened the online application system for permits for the Late-Winter Antlerless-only Deer Hunting Season.  Hunters may apply for the permits in select counties through the online DNR Direct Permit System through Mon., Dec. 8.  (No…


Great Lakes Compact Goes Into Effect Dec. 8

MADISON – The Great Lakes Compact takes effect Dec. 8, ushering in a new era of cooperation and conservation among those states that border the five Great Lakes, which hold one-fifth of the world’s fresh surface water. The historic agreement binding Wisconsin and seven other Great Lakes states largely prohibits…