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Upper Pahranagat Lake Draw-Down 2008

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is keeping water levels low in Upper Pahranagat Lake due to concerns about the physical integrity of the outflow structure. An inspection of the outflow structure was completed in October, 2007, which determined that the structure was in poor condition and required replacement. Refuge…


NDOW Unveils New Information Service

Nevada’s hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts are a motivated, organized group, constantly searching newspapers and the Nevada Department of Wildlife website (www.ndow.org) for population reports, fish stocking information, new information on hunt units, and changes in boating laws. This is a prepared group that strives for the most recent information….


Pendills Creek National Fish Hatchery Closed to Public for Raceway Construction

The Pendills Creek National Fish Hatchery in Brimley, Mich., will be closed to the public for extensive renovation May 1 to November 15, 2008. The hatchery will receive 16 new rearing units or “raceways” to replace the original units that were constructed in the 1950s. The raceways will average 30…


Clean Vessel Act Grant Program Awards More Than $700,000 to Five Midwest States

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director H. Dale Hall announced that more than $700,000 from the Clean Vessel Act (CVA) grant program will be awarded to five states in the Midwest region in 2008. The grant program awarded a total of more than $13.6 million to 27 states across the…


Donation of 12,580 Acres Benefits Alaska National Wildlife Refuges

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that it has received 12,580 acres of wetlands from The Conservation Fund. This land will become part of the Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge, which is within the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge complex on the tip of the Alaska Peninsula. Since 1999,…


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues 90-day Endangered Species Act Finding for Lake Sammamish Kokonee

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that the Lake Sammamish kokanee population in King County, Washington may warrant federal protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) following an initial review of a petition seeking to protect this species. The finding is scheduled to be published in tomorrow’s Federal…


Report Poaching Activity Online at www.WildNH.com/OGT

CONCORD, N.H. – The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Law Enforcement Division announces a new online function for Operation Game Thief, a system that offers concerned citizens and responsible sportsmen and women a way to anonymously report poachers and poaching incidents. A new Operation Game Thief web page at…


Apply Early, Win Big Bucks!

The application period for this fall’s deer, elk, pronghorn and black bear controlled hunts starts Thursday, May 1, and runs through June 5. But hunters who apply early not only avoid the last-minute rush, but they have a chance to win cash. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s annual…


More Than 500,000 Shad Larvae Released into Brandywine Creek for Restoration Effort

Late Tuesday evening, the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife released more than 500,000 hickory shad larvae or “fry” into the lower Brandywine Creek as part of an ongoing effort to restore a once-abundant species.  “There was no time to even announce the stocking,” said Craig Shirey, a Fisheries program…


Becoming an Outdoors Woman, Aug. 22-24

WATERBURY, VT – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, in partnership with the Central Vermont Longbeards, is holding a Becoming an Outdoors Woman Weekend on August 22-24, 2008 at the Buck Lake Green Mountain Conservation Camp in Woodbury. Media Contacts: Ann Shangraw or Mark Scott, 802-241-3700 Reservations are on a…