Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina
2017 Trout Fishing Opportunities Await Anglers at State’s Castalia Fish Hatchery
Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

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New Study Shows Americans’ Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection

Americans Call Nature Very Important, But Many Don’t Take Advantage of It

The findings from an unprecedented national study of Americans’ relationship to nature reveal an alarming disconnection, but also widespread opportunities for reconnecting. The results are prompting nature conservation, environmental education, and outdoor recreation leaders to rethink how they work to connect people with nature. The Nature of Americans National Report:…


President Obama Announces Plan for Community-Based Conservation through the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama today announced the Administration’s action plan, under the America’s Great Outdoors initiative, to achieve lasting conservation of the outdoor spaces that power our nation’s economy, shape our culture, and build our outdoor traditions. This initiative seeks to reinvigorate our approach to conservation and reconnect…


TPWD’s Top 10 Texas Conservation News Stories of 2008

1. Major Land Acquisitions Enhance State Parks, Protect Resources, Expand Access Texas state parks, which recently received a welcome shot in the arm in the form of additional funding from the Texas legislature, made two important acquisitions during 2008. In September, TPWD acquired the approximately 2,900-acre Fortress Cliffs Ranch, protecting…


Expansion of “Junior” Hunting Highlights Opening of Southern Zone Deer and Catskill Bear Seasons in New York

Seasons Open Nov. 15; Allegany Bear Season Opens Nov. 22 A major change to expand big-game hunting to 14- and 15-year-olds highlights the upcoming opening of the 2008 Southern Zone regular deer and the Catskill and Allegany bear seasons, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis…


ATV Course Shows Expo Guests A Thrill; One Visitor To Win a John Deere Gator

 Many outdoorsmen know the value of a good utility vehicle, but those who don’t can test-drive one at this year’s Oklahoma Wildlife Expo, and one lucky sportsman will take one home with them. The fourth annual Oklahoma Wildlife Expo is slated for Sept. 26-28 at the Lazy E Arena, just…


Current Outdoor Enthusiasts Will Find Plenty to Do at S.D. Outdoor Expo

HURON, S.D.— The S.D. Outdoor Expo is a perfect place for those looking to brush up on their hunting and fishing skills or develop new outdoor interests. Archery experts from Scheels, 4-H Shooting Sports and K & B Archery will be on hand to give tips, tricks and pointers for…