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Multi-state songbird death investigations continue

Multi-state songbird death investigations continue

By United States Geological Survey

In late May, wildlife managers in Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky began receiving reports of sick and dying birds with eye swelling and crusty discharge, as well as neurological signs. More recently, additional reports have been received from Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana. While the majority ... READ MORE

Increased hunting, fishing on wildlife refuges strongly supported

Increased hunting, fishing on wildlife refuges strongly supported

By Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

Recently, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) submitted a comment letter in strong support of the Department of the Interior’s recent proposal to open new or expand hunting and fishing access opportunities on 2.1 million acres across 90 national wildlife refuges, and one national fish hatchery. If finalized, this ac... READ MORE

Antlerless license application process opens soon

Antlerless license application process opens soon

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

Deer season might be months away, but hunters who need antlerless deer licenses in 2021-22 can fill out and send their applications soon. Resident hunters may apply for their first antlerless deer license beginning July 12, and nonresidents can submit their first application beginning July 19. Hunters submitting applications should take note that ... READ MORE

Youth and adult IRAP applications now available

Youth and adult IRAP applications now available

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

The Department of Natural Resources is taking applications from youth firearm deer hunters and youth and adult archery deer hunters for Fall 2021 deer hunting on private land through the Illinois Recreational Access Program (IRAP). The IDNR has leased 13,365 acres of private land for the Fall 2021 deer hunting season through IRAP, creating 323 publ... READ MORE

New $10,000 award for Florida Python Challenge

New $10,000 award for Florida Python Challenge

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

The Florida Wildlife Commission along with the South Florida Water Management District and the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida have announced a new $10,000 Ultimate Grand Prize for the 2021 Florida Python Challenge. Virtual Business Services is sponsoring the award which will be presented to the participant who removes the most pythons as... READ MORE

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