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Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

Category Archives: Outdoor Recreation

Camping, Hiking, Cycling, Climbing, Skiing, Canoeing, Boating, ATVs

DNREC Offers Free Estuary Experiences at St. Jones and Blackbird Creek Reserves

DNREC’s Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve is offering free estuary experiences this spring at the St. Jones and Blackbird Creek Reserves.  Spring Birding Hike at the Blackbird Creek Reserve Friday, April 25                      7 – 9 a.m. Join a naturalist and a local birder and journey on a birding hike. …


Orphaned Wildlife Needs No Rescue

Concern for “orphaned” wildlife is simply human nature. Most people who come across a deer fawn, a young bird or a newborn rabbit will initially watch in amazement and then immediately wonder if the animal is in need of help. This spring, as newborn wildlife blossom into existence, the Georgia…


DNR Urges Safety First For All ATV Operators

With five fatalities reported so far this year, state conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) remind both adult and youth all-terrain vehicle (ATV) operators to apply safety first when operating their machines. “The public’s perception is that most ATV fatalities and accidents involve youths, but that’s…


Consider habitat improvements when rebuilding farm ponds

Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation say reports of collapsed or damaged pond dams are on the rise currently after bouts of heavy rains this spring.              Oklahoma anglers know fishing the state’s many farm ponds can be one of the most rewarding ways to enjoy the sport…


DEC Region 9 Celebrates Earth Day

Every day is Earth Day at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. With 18 different divisions and nine regional offices, DEC is in the streams, the streets, the woods and the halls of government working to enhance the health and safety of New Yorkers as well as the…


DEC Hudson Valley, Catskill Region Celebrates Earth Day!

Highlights include Opening of New “Green” Building, Family Day at Stony Kill Every day is Earth Day at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. With 18 different divisions and nine regional offices, DEC is in the streams, the streets, the woods and the halls of government working to…


DEC Region 7 Announces Earth Day Events

Every day is Earth Day at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. With 18 different divisions and nine regional offices, DEC is in the streams, the streets, the woods and the halls of government working to enhance the health and safety of New Yorkers as well as the…


Celebrate Earth Day – Let’s Go Outside!

In celebration of Earth Day and National Children & Nature Awareness month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is encouraging you to get outside and enjoy the beauty and spring-time wonders of the natural world.  The Service recently launched its Let?s Go Outside! initiative to encourage Americans to spend time…


Travelin’ Arkansas: Events Taking Place During May

California-based travel writer and storyteller Jeff Greenwald will bring his acclaimed show “Strange Travel Suggestions” to Eureka Springs for the upcoming May Festival of the Arts. He will perform at 8 p.m. on May 1 at the Grand Central Hotel and show tickets are $20. Part stand-up, part improvised monologue,…