Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina
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Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

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Late-season Migratory Bird Season Approved by South Carolina

The S.C. Natural Resources Board, the policy-making body of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), approved the 2008-2009 late migratory bird seasons and regulations during its Aug. 14 meeting in Columbia from a framework set by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The season and bag limit selections have…


DEM To Host 3rd Great Outdoors Pursuit Event in Conjunction With Governor’s Bay Day

Sh-h-h — Participants Must Figure Out Event Location from Clues Provided by DEM PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management continues its search for families to play the 2008 Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit, a contest that encourages Rhode Islanders to enjoy the recreational resources and outdoor activities our state…


Service Seeks Proposals for 2009 Endangered Species Grants

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking proposals from States and U.S. Territories interested in obtaining federal grant assistance to acquire land or conduct planning for endangered species conservation efforts. For fiscal year 2009, the President’s budget request for the Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund (the Fund) would provide…


DNR Announces Over $1 Million in Grants For 26 Lake and River Enhancement Projects in 26 Counties

More than $1 million in grants will go toward care of 26 of Indiana’s waterways this year through the DNR’s Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program, part of the DNR’s Division of Fish and Wildlife. “Boaters make these grants possible through the Lake Enhancement Fee paid when they register their…


Florida Attracts Anglers Like Chum Attracts Fish

With great natural resources and the efforts of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and responsible anglers, Florida is home to some of the highest quality, most diverse fishing in the world.  The results are like a well-chummed fishing hole, attracting anglers who vote for their favorite fisheries…


New Procedures Implemented To Apply For Cache River and Bald Knob NWR Modern Gun Quota Hunts

AUGUSTA – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has implemented new procedures for quota hunts on two of is wildlife refuges. The new measures affect the Cache River and Bald Knob national wildlife refuges in eastern Arkansas. The hunt dates are Nov. 8-11 and Nov. 14-16 for the Cache River…


Harvest Strategy for Scaup Set

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Service Regulations Committee met with consultants for the Flyway Councils to begin deliberations on the waterfowl hunting regulations for the upcoming fall season. Among a number of key issues addressed by the Regulations Committee this year was a harvest strategy for scaup. “Hunters are…


Rhode Island DEM Says Spring Turkey Hunt Was “Outstanding”

PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management has released the results of Rhode Island’s 2008 spring turkey season. Turkey hunters harvested 203 birds during the month-long hunt, a four percent increase over the 195 birds taken during the 2007 season. The harvest included eight birds taken during the two-day junior…


New Magazine Highlights Fisheries Conservation Work

It’s been 137 years in the making.  Conserving America’s fisheries since 1871, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has launched Eddies: Reflections on Fisheries Conservation — a new quarterly magazine focused on the Service’s Fisheries Program. Eddies highlights the aquatic conservation work of the Service’s Fisheries Program and its partners….


Search for Invasive Fish and Lethal Fish Disease Resumes in the Illinois Waterway

New Transmitter Technology Allows Real-time Tracking of Asian Carp Movements The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its federal, state and regional partners, including Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium, will resume annual search efforts in the Illinois Waterway from the Chicago suburbs to near Havana, Ill., for three species of invasive fish,…