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Trout Travails in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa Treated With More Than $300,000 in Fish Aid

Recognizing the need to fix crumbling stream-banks and dilapidated culverts, and to improve water quality for brook trout and other aquatic species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently provided more than $300,000 to support 16 fish habitat projects in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. With nearly $1 million in partner…


Trout Travails Treated with $3 Million in Fish Aid

Recognizing the need to fix crumbling stream-banks and dilapidated culverts, and to improve water quality for brook trout and other aquatic species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently provided more than $3 million to support 70 fish habitat projects in 31 states across the nation. With an additional $7.8…


Dove Hunting Regulation and Safety Reminders

Doves are migratory birds so hunters must use a plugged shot gun with a capacity not to exceed three shells in the magazine and chamber combined. Dove hunters must be registered with the federal Harvest Information Program (HIP). HIP registration is free and available at all locations where hunting licenses…


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…


Alabama Continues ‘Liberal’ Waterfowl Seasons

Alabama’s waterfowl hunters will again enjoy waterfowl seasons under the “liberal” designation from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The 60-day regular duck, coot and merganser season will run Nov. 27 through Jan. 25 with a six-duck bag limit. The daily limit can consist of no more than four…


Hunting Big Game Over Bait Prohibited on WMAs, Other Public Lands In North Dakota

With big game hunting seasons fast approaching, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department reminds hunters that hunting big game over bait on state wildlife management areas is prohibited. In addition, hunting over bait is also not allowed on all U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service national wildlife refuges and waterfowl…


Two Maryland Men Pleaded Guilty In Colorado Elk Poaching Investigation

The August 6 forfeiture of a 6×6 bull elk shoulder mount brings to a close the joint investigation by the Maryland Natural Resources Police, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Colorado Division of Wildlife. The investigation began in April of 2007 when Maryland Natural Resources Police received information…


Critical Habitat Identified For Threatened Texas Minnow

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated 16.5 miles of streams in Val Verde and Kinney counties as critical habitat for the Devils River minnow.  Five and a half miles of San Felipe Creek, including the outflow of East and West springs, and 11 miles of Pinto Creek make…


Web Site Allows Public to Comment on Regular Waterfowl Seasons

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is inviting citizens to provide input on regular waterfowl hunting seasons through an online comment system. Regular waterfowl seasons begin in late September and include various seasons for ducks, Canada geese, snow geese, brant and tundra swans. Beginning this week, citizens can…


Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge Celebrates 100 Years

The Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge today celebrated its 100th year of conserving and managing habitat for ducks, geese and other wildlife in the Klamath Basin.  The Lower Klamath was the first refuge in the nation that was dedicated specifically for waterfowl conservation. ?Over the last century, millions of people…