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Early Hunt Applicants Win Cash

Two Idaho hunters will have some extra cash for gear and hunting supplies this fall. They were the winners drawn by computerized lottery from hunters who applied early in the big game controlled hunt application period, which ends Thursday, June 5. Leroy Hult of Nampa won the May 15 drawing…


Arizona Welcomes First Captive Bred Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owls

Don’t let the big name fool you. This owl species is anything but big, but thanks to the success of a new captive breeding program in the Valley, the species is growing in number.   Four new fledgling owls were welcomed this spring from two pairs of adult cactus ferruginous…


ODFW Invites You to Fish For Free June 7-8

Salem, Ore.—If you’ve always wanted to try fishing, crabbing or clamming, there’s no better time than Free Fishing Weekend, June 7-8. For those two days, you don’t need a fishing license to fish, clam or crab anywhere in Oregon. You also don’t need to buy a sturgeon, steelhead or salmon…


DEM Seeks Information on Wild Turkey Brood Sightings

PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management is asking Rhode Islanders to assist its Division of Fish and Wildlife’s wild turkey project by reporting any sightings of wild turkey hens with or without broods of young turkeys, known as poults. DEM biologists need the information to evaluate this year’s reproduction…


Weed Control Successful at Dewart Lake

An aquatic herbicide application two years ago to control Eurasian water milfoil in Dewart Lake has nearly eliminated the noxious non-native weed from the 551-acre Kosciusko County lake. During sampling late this month, milfoil was found at only three of 90 locations checked by DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife…


California Outdoors Q&As; New Outdoors Column Debuts

This is the first edition of a weekly column from the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) in which readers with questions about California’s fish and wildlife can get some answers in print. Each week we will select a few interesting questions to answer that may deal with topical…


DFG Completes 2008 Waterfowl Breeding Population Survey; Twelve percent decrease in population seen among duck speciesMay 28, 2008Contact:

Duck populations decreased this year, the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) annual waterfowl breeding population survey shows. The breeding population of mallards decreased 24 percent, from 388,300 in 2007 to 297,100 this year. The total population of all duck species decreased from 627,600 to 554,000, which is a 12…


Dates Announced For Popular Bighorn Workshops

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering the public an opportunity to view the majestic bighorn sheep in their natural habitat during its annual Bighorn Sheep Workshops.  The workshop offers wildlife enthusiasts an opportunity to learn about these sure-footed animals and view them in their native habitat during two…


New Campaign Launched to Lure Anglers to Benefits of Freshwater Fishing in New Jersey

TRENTON – If it’s been a while since you’ve gone fishing in New Jersey, the Department of Environmental Protection has a special message for you: We want you back. That’s the upshot of a newly launched direct-mail and radio-advertising campaign that invites anglers to rediscover the pleasures of freshwater fishing…


L.D.W.F. To Participate in Lapsed Angler Program

In an effort to lure former Louisiana anglers back into the ranks of recreational fishing license holders, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has joined the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) Lapsed Angler Program. LDWF will launch the campaign on May 28 and target approximately 70,000 lapsed…