Category: All Outdoor News Headlines

Partners work to improve habitat for Yellowstone cutthroat trout

Partners work to improve habitat for Yellowstone cutthroat trout

Cody – Last September, partners from multiple originations gathered in the Bighorn Mountains to work on a habitat improvement project for Yellowstone cutthroat trout in the Soldier Creek drainage. With funding from Wyoming Wildlife Natural Resource Trust, partners from Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Trout Unlimited and the U.S. Forest Service installed 3,000 feet of […]
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Temporary Hunting Closures in Big Sandy Creek Unit

Temporary Hunting Closures in Big Sandy Creek Unit

KOUNTZE, Texas – Big Thicket National Preserve is issuing two temporary closures of approximately 566 acres in the center of the 10,688-acre Big Sandy Creek Unit hunting area. Starting December 4, 2020 and ending on December 15, 2020, this closure is in place to facilitate an important resource management survey and study at these two […]
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Wisconsin Preliminary Nine-Day Deer Hunt Harvest Totals

Wisconsin Preliminary Nine-Day Deer Hunt Harvest Totals

MADISON, Wis. – Anyone who has ever experienced Wisconsin’s famed gun deer season knows it’s a tradition bigger than any buck. Wisconsin’s 169th gun deer season kicked off Nov. 21 and runs through Nov. 29. Preliminary License Sales Data Preliminary figures indicate that the number of deer hunters in Wisconsin increased compared to the same […]
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F&G Commission extends reduced steelhead bag limits

F&G Commission extends reduced steelhead bag limits

During their meeting on Friday, Nov. 20 Idaho Fish and Game Commission extended the reduced bag and possession limits adopted last fall for steelhead into the 2021 spring steelhead season. The spring steelhead season begins on Jan. 1. Statewide, the daily bag limits for spring 2021 seasons are two steelhead daily and six in possession. […]
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TPWD Asks Public to Report Rabbit Mortality Events

TPWD Asks Public to Report Rabbit Mortality Events

AUSTIN — In April, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) received test results confirming that Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHDV) was found in several species of wild rabbits in Texas. Since June, TPWD, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) have not confirmed any new cases in wild rabbit […]
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CWD Found in Lyman and Sully Counties

CWD Found in Lyman and Sully Counties

PIERRE, S.D. – Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was recently confirmed in Sully and Lyman counties in South Dakota. Samples were obtained from two male white-tailed deer by hunters in Lyman County and one male mule deer from sick surveillance in Sully County. This means hunters who harvest deer from these counties must follow the new […]
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Broken Corals Restored To Coral Reef At Makakō Bay

Broken Corals Restored To Coral Reef At Makakō Bay

Kailua-Kona – On November 6, 2020 DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) staff on Hawai’i Island responded to a report of numerous live coral fragments scattered below the base of a popular manta dive site mooring at Makakō Bay (Garden Eel Cove) in North Kona. DAR Kona staff documented numerous broken coral colonies along the […]
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Moffat County Wolves Update

Moffat County Wolves Update

DENVER — On November 3, Colorado voters passed Proposition #114 – The Restoration of Gray Wolves, a measure directing the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission to develop a plan to reintroduce gray wolves west of the Continental Divide. The passage of Proposition 114 has led to increased interest in wolves in Colorado, specifically, the wolf […]
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DEM Accepting Online Renewals of Commercial Fishing Licenses

DEM Accepting Online Renewals of Commercial Fishing Licenses

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is now accepting online renewal applications from holders of commercial marine licenses, recreational lobster pot and diver licenses, and licensed marine dealers for the 2021 license year. Last week, DEM mailed approximately 4,000 marine license renewal applications to current license holders. Walk-in service at DEM’s […]
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DEC Statewide Forest Ranger Highlights

DEC Statewide Forest Ranger Highlights

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents statewide. Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations, and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured, or distressed people from across New York State. In 2019, DEC Forest Rangers conducted 337 search […]
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