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New website highlights real-time wildlife migration

New website highlights real-time wildlife migration

By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Utah is doing something that only a few other states are doing: real-time tracking of wildlife. As of March e, some of that data will be available to the public via a new website. In 2017 the Division of Wildlife Resources started its Wildlife Migration Initiative program to better track and study the migration patterns of different wildlife and fi... READ MORE

Early youth and mobility impaired turkey hunt March 14-15

Early youth and mobility impaired turkey hunt March 14-15

By Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Youth and mobility-impaired hunters utilizing private land have an early chance to harvest a turkey during the special opportunity turkey season on March 14-15, while the statewide turkey hunting season opens March 21. The weekend hunt opportunity is available only for youth 16 years of age and younger, or hunters who are mobility impaired (confine... READ MORE

Moose permit lottery now open, online only

Moose permit lottery now open, online only

By Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

The 2020 Maine moose permit lottery application process is open and applications will be accepted online only. The deadline to apply for the lottery is 11:59 p.m. on May 14. The online application process is simple and applicants will receive instant confirmation after successfully entering the lottery. During the online application, hunters will ... READ MORE

Game-Changer

Game-Changer

By Bryan Zabitski, Marketing Coordinator, TenPoint Crossbow Technologies

TenPoint’s ACUslide Safe Cocking and De-Cocking System: This Changes EVERYTHING! Photo: TenPoint’s ACUslide is the world’s first SAFE and SILENT cocking and de-cocking system. For more than 25 years, TenPoint Crossbow Technologies has kept one goal in its crosshairs: to design and build the safest, most reliable and most innovativ... READ MORE

CWD found in deer breeding facility

CWD found in deer breeding facility

By Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been discovered in a 5 1/2-year-old white-tailed deer in a Kimble County deer breeding facility, marking the first positive detection of the disease in the county. The tissue samples submitted by the breeding facility as part of routine deer mortality surveillance revealed the presence of CWD during testing at the ... READ MORE

WMA turkey hunt permits now available online

WMA turkey hunt permits now available online

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Hunters who didn’t draw a wildlife management area turkey hunt permit during the regular drawing can still get a spot to hunt some of Arkansas’s most popular WMAs. All leftover permits became available as of Feb. 28 on a first-come, first-served online sale online. The only WMA turkey hunting permits left for sale are for hunts where ... READ MORE

Hunters, processors, sponsors thanked for sharing the harvest

Hunters, processors, sponsors thanked for sharing the harvest

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Thousands of Missouri deer hunters who donated 348,535 pounds of venison to the Share the Harvest program this past deer season, including 6,795 whole deer, are being thanked by the Department of Conservation and the Conservation Federation of Missouri. Share the Harvest is coordinated by MDC and CFM. More than 4.3 million pounds of lean, healthy ... READ MORE

CWD prevention efforts include new deer feeding bans

CWD prevention efforts include new deer feeding bans

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

To help prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease, the Department of Natural Resources has expanded, as of Feb. 24, deer feeding pans in Carlton, Chisago, Douglas, Isanti, Kanabec, Pine and Pope counties. The expansion follows additional discoveries of chronic wasting disease in captive deer in late 2019. The deer feeding ban will remain in Ste... READ MORE

Urine Test Makes Lures Safe

Urine Test Makes Lures Safe

By Tink's Hunting Products

Tink’s and Wildlife Research Center among scent companies to adopt new CWD test. A commercially available test that can be used to analyze deer urine for the presence of CWD prions before its distribution to the public has been in use by Wildlife Research Center and Tink’s for a year, and most of the major scent companies are also adop... READ MORE

CWD detected in new areas

CWD detected in new areas

By South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was recently confirmed in the counties of Butte, Corson and Haakon in western South Dakota, from samples provided by hunters. One male white-tail deer from both Butte and Corson counties tested positive, while two male mule deer tested positive from Haakon County. Twelve counties in South Dakota are now known to be i... READ MORE

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