Hunting

US Fish and Wildlife Service steps in at DNR to resolve acrimony over logging on public hunting lands

US Fish and Wildlife Service steps in at DNR to resolve acrimony over logging on public hunting lands

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will help train Department of Natural Resources (DNR) employees and monitor the agency’s forest management to resolve the long-running conflict over logging on the hunting lands of acquired with millions of dollars in federal assistance, according to an agreement announced Thursday. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Director Charlie Wooley …

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LI Wildlife Rescue where deer was shot urges Hochul to accept hunting ban

HAMPTON BAYS, NY – Months after a deer was shot just yards from the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Hampton Bays, lawmakers in June signed a bill banning hunting on this plot in June. coming. The measure has received bipartisan support and is only to be signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul — but the …

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By air, at night: the DNR has officers in the air and on the ground to catch hunting offenders

By air, at night: the DNR has officers in the air and on the ground to catch hunting offenders

Minnesota conservation officers targeted a type of illegal deer hunting in mid-November in the far north near Blackduck that is common, but an unusually dangerous part of their job. There were multiple violations, ranging from shooting a deer from a motor vehicle and from a roadway to carrying loaded firearms, and all centered on a …

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Interior and Agriculture Ministries Announce Federal Council Members to Support Hunting and Conservation Efforts

Interior and Agriculture Ministries Announce Federal Council Members to Support Hunting and Conservation Efforts

Date: Friday, September 23, 2022Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov WASHINGTON – In advance of National Game and Fish Day on September 24, the US Departments of the Interior and Agriculture today announced 18 members of the Game and Wildlife Conservation Council. “Hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts have some of the deepest connections to wildlife and form the foundation …

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Alaskan hunting guide serving 6-month prison sentence for 'years-long wildlife crime spree'

Alaskan hunting guide serving 6-month prison sentence for ‘years-long wildlife crime spree’

Hunting guide Stephen Jeremy Hicks, left, with a moose that federal prosecutors say was killed during an illegal hunt in October 2017. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Alaska) An Alaskan hunting guide is spending six months in an Oregon prison for illegally selling big game guiding services as well as multiple …

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Public weighs in on controversial hunting and wildlife bills

Public weighs in on controversial hunting and wildlife bills

One of the bills from the state’s Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee would ban hunters from using dogs to track and kill coyotes. Photo by Brett Sayles via Pexels Three bills from the state Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee are stirring controversy among hunters and animal welfare advocates. In a relatively rare public …

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