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Archers Break World Record—AGAIN!

Archers Break World Record—AGAIN!

By Brittany Jo Jones, NASP

Photo: Taking top honors for the 2015 NASP target competition are Miles Wilson, Irvington, Ala., overall male, and overall female, Sophia Kleinmann of Louisville, Ky. From Prince of Wales, Alaska, to Washington, D.C., student archers, coaches, friends and family descended on the Louisville, Ky., Exposition Center May 6-9 for the 2015 National Arch... READ MORE

Please, do NOT rescue me

Please, do NOT rescue me

By Buckmasters Online

It’s spring, you’re taking a walk in the woods, and wait . . . look over there. It’s almost hidden; it’s a baby animal. And it’s all alone. Or is it? What you won’t see is the adult hiding nearby, watching you and waiting for you to leave. The best thing you can do when you see any young animal is to leave it al... READ MORE

Plant a tree for Arbor Day

Plant a tree for Arbor Day

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: These young Missourians are planting native trees for Arbor Day. Recognized during the last Friday in April, Arbor Day is of special interest in Missouri where residents have observed the day since 1886 when the General Assembly adopted the holiday for the appreciation and planting of trees. Many states have earlier or later Arbor Day obse... READ MORE

Tiny Tags Track Wildlife for Researchers

Tiny Tags Track Wildlife for Researchers

By Roger Clay

Photo: This modern wildlife tracker is a Passive Integrated Transponder or PIT tag. One of the challenging things about studying wild animals is finding a way to uniquely identify individual animals.  Over the years, many methods have been used by researchers. Now, as technology advances, animals can be marked quickly, permanently, harmlessly ... READ MORE

Know Your Target

Know Your Target

By Stuart Goldsby

Photo: Practicing shooting skills at a range allows you to become more proficient in a safe environment. What or who is beyond the bull’s-eye? When it comes to handling a gun or a bow proficiently, the starting place is to do so safely. It’s simple. You’re responsible, legally and ethically, to safely handle your gun or bow, wh... READ MORE

Hunter or Hiker? Wear blaze orange!

Hunter or Hiker? Wear blaze orange!

By New Hampshire Fish and Game Department

Photo: Steven Williamson of New Hampshire is proud of his first woodcock. Every fall, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts make a fashion statement when they don a bright, blaze orange article of clothing before they head outdoors to hunt or hike. Fluorescent orange hats, vests or jackets make you highly visible, one of several key safety precautions fo... READ MORE

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