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Tests on Ducks Could Provide Early Warning on Bird Flu

posted on October 2, 2015 at 3:44 PM

Wildlife managers in the upper Midwest expect the first results next week from tests that could provide an early warning on whether ducks flying south for the winter are carrying the deadly kind of bird flu that devastated the region's poultry... Full Story

Some Gray Wolves to be Returned to Endangered List

posted on December 24, 2014 at 3:48 PM

A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list — a decision that will ban further wolf hunting and trapping in three states. Full Story

Texas Ranchers Seeking Alternative Incomes

posted on December 24, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Cattle producers in the nation's top beef-producing state are doing everything they can to make up for the smaller profits since the drought, which began in early 2011, forced a widespread culling of herds. Though limited supplies have prompted a... Full Story

With foxes scarce, hunting clubs target coyotes

posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:46 PM

American fox-hunting is a sport so steeped in tradition that riders still wear ties and blazers and cry out "Tally ho!" at the sight of prey. But it is adapting to one dramatic change: Coyotes have displaced foxes in the wild and become the... Full Story

Missouri Approves Tougher Rules for Captive Deer

posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:50 PM

Missouri officials have approved tougher regulations for deer ranchers and hunting preserves in an attempt to prevent the spread of disease. Full Story

With Turkeys Gone Wild, Maine Expands Hunting

posted on October 4, 2013 at 12:01 PM

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Once nearly wiped out of existence, turkeys are running wild. Buoyed by what's been called the most successful wildlife restoration project ever, wild turkeys are eating crops, ruining gardens, crashing into cars and... Full Story

Mild winter boosts Iowa's pheasant population

posted on June 22, 2012 at 4:55 PM

Iowa should see an increase in its pheasant population this year, thanks to the mild winter and warm spring. Full Story

Minnesota tribes concerned about moose population

posted on May 4, 2012 at 2:16 PM

A declining moose population in Minnesota has some Indian tribes concerned about losing a treaty right in the future. Full Story

New Iowa group hopes to reverse decline in hunting

posted on April 27, 2012 at 6:03 PM

Outdoor enthusiasts and business groups on Wednesday announced the formation of a new organization to promote hunting in Iowa, hoping to reverse years of declining interest in the activity. Full Story

Harsh winters, habitat loss hurts Plains hunting

posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:39 PM

Hunters in the northern Plains who've grown accustomed to bringing home three pheasants or a deer are finding the years of abundance may be over. Full Story

Wolf Hunting Set to Expand

posted on September 10, 2010 at 1:09 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) — Government agencies are seeking broad new authority to ramp up killings and removals of gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and Great Lakes, despite two recent court actions that restored the animal's endangered status in... Full Story

Alaska Officials: Predator Control Program Is Successful

posted on September 18, 2009 at 8:09 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska wildlife management program in which wolves are shot from low-flying airplanes and black bears are baited and snared is helping to increase the numbers of moose and caribou, state wildlife officials say. Full Story

Hunts Organized To Kill Pythons In Everglades

posted on July 17, 2009 at 8:07 PM

MIAMI (AP) — U.S Sen Bill Nelson called Tuesday for organized hunts of thousands of pythons believed to be living in the Everglades to kill the snakes and prevent potential attacks. Full Story

States Ready for First Open Wolf Hunts

posted on July 10, 2009 at 8:07 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) — Montana and Idaho are moving to host the first open gray wolf hunts in the lower 48 states after the animal's removal from the endangered list across much of the Northern Rockies. Full Story

Edwards Touts Plan To Preserve Hunting

posted on October 26, 2007 at 8:10 PM

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) – Democrat John Edwards spoke up for hunting and fishing rights Wednesday in a western Iowa town where the vending machine outside a gas station sells live bait instead of soda. Full Story
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