Entries for August 2015
Deer breeder movement standards plan finalized
By Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
A new plan in Texas provides a framework to address chronic wasting disease management and industry needs.
Texas deer breeders will be able to resume animal movements under a plan finalized August 11 by staff of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC).
The Breeder Deer Movement Qualification St... READ MORE
Explore Bowhunting program in Louisiana
By Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Agriculture teachers in Louisiana can now provide the platform to teach Explore Bowhunting in Louisiana schools, following instructor training sessions for 18 teachers in late July at Cypress Bend Park near Many, La.
Most agriculture teachers are outdoor enthusiasts and already certified to teach hunter education.
Developed by the Archery Trade A... READ MORE
No limit on Utah archery elk permits
By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Hunters who have not obtained an archery big game hunting permit yet still have a chance to hunt in Utah this fall.
Permits for Utah's general archery elk hunt are not limited in number. Hunters can get one anytime between now and the end of the extended archery elk hunt on Dec. 15, 2015. Permits are available to participate in Utah’s genera... READ MORE
Look through flames to improve wildlife habitat
By David Rainer
Fire is your friend if you’re managing land for a variety of reasons, especially for wildlife habitat, according to Andy Baril of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES). Controlled fire, that is. Baril, a regional extension agent in ACES’ Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources Division, was at the Buckmasters 2015 Expo in Mon... READ MORE
Hunters advised to avoid Colorado 9
By Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Colorado Parks and Wildlife advises all hunters planning to travel on State Highway 9 this fall that now is the time to plan an alternate route, anticipate extended delays and get alternate route information because of a major road construction project.
State Highway 9 is one of the main routes from Interstate 70 to prime hunting areas in Col... READ MORE
Louisiana youth lottery deer hunt applications
By Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries
Youth deer hunters who wish to apply for the youth lottery hunts on state wildlife management areas during the 2015-16 season can do so now through Sept. 4.
Applications are being taken for the Buckhorn, Dewey W. Wills, Floy Ward McElroy, Richard K. Yancey and Sherburne Wildlife Management Areas. Additionally the Coastal and Non-Game Resources Div... READ MORE