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Moose hunt application deadline June 30

Moose hunt application deadline June 30

By Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

If you have not applied for a moose permit yet, there's still time! The deadline to apply for a 2021 Vermont moose hunting permit is June 30. The department will issue 60 either-sex moose hunting permits and 40 antlerless moose hunting permits available this year for a hunt limited to Vermont’s Wildlife Management Unit (WMU) E in the northea... READ MORE

Post-turkey harvest survey gets underway

Post-turkey harvest survey gets underway

By Georgia Department of Natural Resources

The annual post-season Wildlife Resources Division Turkey Harvest Survey is getting underway. The survey provides staff with an estimate of turkey hunters and harvest each season, as well as regional harvest estimates and participation, hunter satisfaction ratings and hunter opinion surveys. This survey will be conducted over the next two weeks via... READ MORE

Managed deer hunt applications open July 1

Managed deer hunt applications open July 1

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply online through the Department of Conservation website for a shot at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout the state this fall and winter. Managed deer hunts for archery, muzzleloading, crossbow and modern firearms are available from mid-September through mid-January at conservation areas, state and ot... READ MORE

DMAP expands in state parks and forests for 2021-22

DMAP expands in state parks and forests for 2021-22

By Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Once again, deer hunters will find greater hunting opportunities during the 2021-2022 hunting season in state parks and forests participating in the Game Commission’s Deer Management Assistance Program or DMAP. Nineteen out of 20 state forest districts and 25 of the 121 state parks will be offering a total of 31,871 additional deer hunting op... READ MORE

GIS technology work recognized with international award

GIS technology work recognized with international award

By Wyoming Game and Fish Department

The Game and Fish Department is being recognized for outstanding work with geographic information system (GIS) technology. The department’s GIS section was selected by Esri as a recipient of the 2021 Special Achievement in GIS award for the enterprise reorganization and upgrades to Game and Fish map data systems. Game and Fish’s GIS se... READ MORE

3 million gallons of water to be hauled to thirsty wildlife

3 million gallons of water to be hauled to thirsty wildlife

By Arizona Game and Fish Department

Water is the essence of life, and it’s just as precious for Arizona’s wildlife. As drought conditions worsen across the Southwest, the Game and Fish Department is preparing for another record-setting year of delivering lifesaving water to thirsty Arizona wildlife. In 2020, the department trucked and airlifted an unprecedented 2.4 milli... READ MORE

Spring turkey harvest sees 17% decrease

Spring turkey harvest sees 17% decrease

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Preliminary totals show Wisconsin turkey hunters registered 37,179 birds during the 2021 spring turkey hunting season, a 17% decrease from the 44,982 birds registered in the spring 2020 season. “Wisconsin was under Gov. Evers’ Safer at Home order during the 2020 season, which may have contributed to people having more time and opportuni... READ MORE

Apply by June 30 for public land alligator hunt

Apply by June 30  for public land alligator hunt

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

People interested in chasing an Arkansas alligator on public land and water this fall have until midnight June 30 to put their name in the hat. Applications for the 2021 Arkansas alligator season are available online. Thirty-three permits will be issued for public hunting in Arkansas for the 2021 season. These permits will be randomly chosen via e... READ MORE

Purchase dates for big game permits staggered

Purchase dates for big game permits staggered

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

To provide better customer service, the beginning sale dates for big game permits have been staggered to help the electronic permitting system run more efficiently during high-use periods. Game and Parks has also added software to the system that puts online permit buyers in a purchasing queue for processing during high-use periods to maintain tra... READ MORE

CWD surveillance area established in North Central Ohio

CWD surveillance area established in North Central Ohio

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources

A new disease surveillance area has been established in three north-central counties following the discovery of chronic wasting disease in two wild white-tailed deer harvested during the 2020-21 hunting season. However, the Holmes and Tuscarawas counties disease surveillance areas are being discontinued. The new disease surveillance area includes W... READ MORE

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