Hunting News

CWD sampling ramps up in Northern Alabama

CWD sampling ramps up in Northern Alabama

By David Rainer/Alabama Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources

With positive tests for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Tennessee and additional positives in Mississippi, the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division has ramped up testing in north Alabama. WFF officials set up manned sampling stations in Hackleburg the first weekend of the new year and followed with sampling last weekend in Waterloo. Self-servi...

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Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Ready to Tackle the Next Decade of Success

Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Ready to Tackle the Next Decade of Success

By Yamaha Motor Corp., USA

Yamaha Nears $4 Million Contributed to Conservation of Safe, Responsible Access to Public Land. Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the powersports leader in supporting outdoor recreation, today announces the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) third-quarter 2018 grant recipients as it concludes the recognition of its first decade of service to the program’s...

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Recent Hunting News

Final deer, turkey harvest numbers reported
Final deer, turkey harvest numbers reported

By Missouri Department of Conservation

The 2018-2019 deer-hunting season ended Jan. 15 with the Missouri Department of Conservation reporting a preliminary total harvest of 290,339 deer. Of the deer harvested, 136,776 were antlered bucks, 30,116 were button bucks, and 123,447 w... READ MORE


Biologists seek assistance to locate black bear dens
Biologists seek assistance to locate black bear dens

By New York Department of Environmental Conservation

This winter, wildlife biologists are seeking the public's help to learn about new black bear dens throughout New York. As part of the ongoing monitoring of black bears in New York, wildlife biologists periodically check on black bears durin... READ MORE


$100,000 available in deer habitat improvement grants
$100,000 available in deer habitat improvement grants

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

March 1 will be the deadline to apply in deer habitat improvement grant funding in the Upper Peninsula. Groups eligible for a portion of the total of $100,000 in grant funding include organizations with a formal mission to promote wildlife ... READ MORE


Testing confirms 14 CWD positive deer
Testing confirms 14 CWD positive deer

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Fourteen tissue samples from wild Iowa deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease, bringing the total deer testing positive in Iowa to 44. Results are not yet in on follow-up tests for two suspect samples that could raise the total p... READ MORE


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