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South Carolina Deer Lottery Applications Closing August 15

South Carolina Deer Lottery Applications Closing August 15

If you have not applied already, this is a reminder that the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is accepting applications for deer lottery hunts on public lands through 5 p.m. on August 15. The “unrestricted” multi-site lottery application from last year remains and will cover hunting opportunities on Bear Island, Donnelley and Bonneau Ferry […]
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2020 Fort Massac Encampment Canceled

2020 Fort Massac Encampment Canceled

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced the 2020 Fort Massac Encampment, slated for Oct. 17-18 at Fort Massac State Park, will be canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “The Fort Massac Encampment is one of southern Illinois’ most treasured and popular fall festivals, drawing thousands of people from […]
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DEM Asking Rhode Islanders to Report Deer Sightings

DEM Asking Rhode Islanders to Report Deer Sightings

PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Fish and Wildlife has developed a new online survey on Rhode Island’s deer population and is asking the public to report all live deer sightings on the survey in August and September. The Summer Deer Survey is a citizen science tool that will be used […]
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Biologists Hope to Restore Rare Freshwater Mussel in Catawba River

Biologists Hope to Restore Rare Freshwater Mussel in Catawba River

RALEIGH, N.C. — The brook floater, a state-endangered freshwater mussel, was recently reintroduced into waters it hasn’t inhabited in more than 100 years, thanks to a partnership between the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Duke Energy. In July, agency biologists stocked approximately 350 brook floaters (Alasmidonta varicosa) downstream of Lake James in the Catawba River […]
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DEC Confirms Emerald Ash Borer in Warren County

DEC Confirms Emerald Ash Borer in Warren County

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that emerald ash borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Warren County. While not unexpected given the EAB’s spread, this marks the first confirmed case of EAB within the Adirondack Park. The affected trees were identified by Department of Transportation personnel at the Warren County […]
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Recreational Pacific Halibut Fishery to End Aug. 11

Recreational Pacific Halibut Fishery to End Aug. 11

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces the recreational Pacific halibut fishery will close Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 11:59 p.m. for the remainder of 2020. Based on the latest catch projections, CDFW expects the 2020 California recreational quota of 39,000 pounds has been taken. The quota amount is determined annually through an international […]
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Oregon adopts 2021 Sport Fishing Regulations

Oregon adopts 2021 Sport Fishing Regulations

SALEM, Ore. — The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted 2021 Sport Fishing Regulations today, including rules regarding Columbia River thermal angling sanctuaries. Some of the changes to 2021 fishing regulation follow: Columbia River Zone: Adopted rules identifying time and area boundaries for Columbia River Thermal Angling Sanctuaries in cold water habitat areas to protect upriver […]
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