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Tag A Holiday Gift To Help Florida’s Wildlife

A different idea for gift-giving this holiday season can help save Florida’s unique and varied fish and wildlife, and it can be used year-round.  The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles offers gift certificates for any specialty tag in Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)…


Georgia DNR Seeks Details on Eagle Shooting Near Tifton

Wanted: Information on the shooting of a young bald eagle last month near Paradise Public Fishing Area. Matt Henry of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources found the wounded bird caught in a fence Nov. 19 at the PFA near Tifton. He and Paradise manager Charles West used fishnets to…


Draft Plan to Address Contamination in San Pablo Bay is Released Richmond Meeting to Inform Public on Dec. 17

Public comment period is open through Jan. 9, 2009 State and Federal agencies working on the restoration of natural resources injured by wastewater discharges in Castro Cove, and the resulting sediment contamination, today released a Draft Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan, opening a 45-day public comment period. An open house…


DEC Warns Against Feeding Waterfowl After Finding Dead & Dying Geese

Birds Afflicted with a Fungal Disease After Ingesting Moldy Grain Recently, a dozen Canada geese were found sick or dead on a pond in northern Clinton County by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Wildlife staff responding to a report from a concerned citizen. The sick geese were disoriented…


N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Renovates, Expands Shooting Range

ELLERBE, N.C.  – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has expanded the shooting range at the John Lentz Hunter Education Center, adding 100- and 50-yard ranges to the popular site for hunters and other sportsmen. The range, which is part of the John Lentz Hunter Education Center at the Millstone 4-H…


Michigan Fisheries Visitor Center Announces Winter Program Schedule

The Michigan Fisheries Visitor Center has announced its weekend program schedule for this coming winter, beginning Dec. 6. The center is located at 3377 US-31 in Oden, approximately five miles east of Petoskey. All programs are free. Saturday, Dec. 6: Snowshoe-building Workshop; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weave your own…


Minnesota DNR Announces 2009 Grant Applications Now Available

Applications are available now for grants that help local governments, organizations, and individuals throughout the state partner with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to fund a variety of conservation projects. This round of grant applications are for 2009 projects such as: acquisition of natural and scenic areas remediation…


Now is the Time to Complete Snowmobile Safety Training in Minnesota

Those who wait until cold, snowy weather arrives before taking snowmobile safety training may find they’re too late to enjoy the season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Some snowmobilers wait to see how much snow is in the forecast or on the ground before taking a…


Black Bears, Other Wildlife Begin Preparing for Winter Hibernation

SPOONER, Wis. – As temperatures drop and snow flurries begin to fly in November, some Wisconsin wildlife animals begin looking for spots where they can avoid the cold by either hibernating or enter a long winter’s sleep. State wildlife officials say that there are generally two kinds of winter sleepers:…


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

Deer Permit Application Deadline: The last day to apply for 2008 firearm and muzzleloader-only season deer permits is Fri., Nov. 7.  Hunters may apply online through DNR Direct (link through the DNR Direct button on the IDNR home page at http://dnr.state.il.us).  Permit application forms are also available on the IDNR…