Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.
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DNR's 2017 Conservation Card features a hunting theme. The optional personal conservation cards offer one of several ways to provide proof of hunting, fishing and other license and stamp purchases.

Go Wild System Offers Many Ways to Enjoy Wisconsin’s Wild Side

MADISON – If you like to hunt, fish, boat or just get outdoors and enjoy Wisconsin’s wild side, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources encourages you to visit GoWild.Wi.Gov. Licenses and permits for hunting, fishing, trapping and more go on sale Wednesday, March 8, through DNR’s Go Wild system, an…


Castalia Fish Hatchery

2017 Trout Fishing Opportunities Await Anglers at State’s Castalia Fish Hatchery

OLUMBUS, OH – Great trout-fishing opportunities on Cold Creek, one of Ohio’s most unique streams, await fishing enthusiasts who enter and are drawn in a special lottery conducted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). A half-mile section of the creek, located at the ODNR Division of Wildlife’s Castalia…


Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camp

Teens Invited to Attend Ohio Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camp

COLUMBUS, OH – Students who are interested in learning more about the outdoors in a hands-on environment while spending a week outside are invited to attend the Ohio Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camp. The camp will be held June 11-16, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The…


MDC invites new youth turkey hunters to a free clinic in Columbia and an opportunity to participate in a mentored hunt in April. First-time turkey hunters age 10 – 15 can register until March 27.

MDC Invites First-Time Youth Turkey Hunters to Free Clinic in Columbia

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will hold a free youth turkey hunting clinic on Saturday, April 1, followed by a mentored hunt the weekend of April 8 – 9. The clinic will take place 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the MDC Central Region Office, 3500…


Buyers of MDC’s new plastic Permit Card can customize their cards by selecting from four nature-inspired background images: bass, buck, mallard duck, or bluebird.

MDC Offers New Permit Card for Hunters, Anglers, and Trappers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Beginning April 1, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer Missouri hunters, anglers, and trappers its new Permit Card as an additional way of carrying and showing proof of most related permits. The new plastic cards are another option to MDC’s paper and electronic permits….


Register to attend a FREE Discover Nature Fishing workshop on the basics of fly tying in Kirksville.

MDC Hosts Basic Fly Tying Clinic in Kirksville on April 1

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free workshop on the basics of fly tying, 1 – 5 p.m., April 1, at the MDC Northeast Regional Office, 3500 South Baltimore Road in Kirksville. MDC invites anyone age 12 and older to register for this free clinic that…


Support the Outdoors: Minnesota State Parks and Trails

Support the Outdoors: Minnesota State Parks and Trails Need a Boost From Users, Taxpayers

By Tom Landwehr, commissioner, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources The Department of Natural Resources is asking for modest fee and general fund increases for Minnesota’s state parks and trails system during the 2017 legislative session, and I want you to know why it’s important to make an investment in these…


Fun for All Ages at Annual Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival in New Orleans City Park

Fun for All Ages at Annual Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival in New Orleans City Park

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is gearing up for the 70th annual Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival in New Orleans City Park on Saturday, March 25. With a fishing category for every age and a family friendly fishtival, there’s sure to be something for everyone.  This year’s…


L.D.W.F. Spring Women’s Fishing Workshops

Registration for the L.D.W.F. Spring Women’s Fishing Workshops is Now Open!

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), CCA Louisiana, Cabela’s Outdoor Fund,  National Wildlife Federation and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation are teaming up to present two Women’s Fishing Workshops this spring at Cabela’s Gonzales location. The workshops, held on Saturday, April 22nd and Saturday, May…


“Wonder Women in History” at the Illinois State Museum

“Wonder Women in History” at the Illinois State Museum

ISM Super Saturday for Children and Families on Sat., March 4 SPRINGFIELD, IL – Illinois State Museum visitors can learn about some of the amazing women from Illinois history through activities, crafts, and displays at the “Wonder Women in History” Super Saturday event for kids and families at the Museum…