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Recreational Access Program landowner enrollment now open

Recreational Access Program landowner enrollment now open

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Applications are being accepted now through Oct. 15 for the Missouri Outdoor Recreational Access Program. The program provides participating landowners with annual incentive payments of $15 to $25 per enrolled acre and financial assistance to improve wildlife habitat on their properties for public walk-in hunting, fishing or wildlife viewing. The ... READ MORE

Private land alligator season opens Sept. 17

Private land alligator season opens Sept. 17

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Arkansans looking for adventure in the wetlands may want to call a friend in south Arkansas to see if there’s an opportunity to take part in this year’s private land alligator hunt Sept. 17-20 and Sept. 24-27. While public hunting opportunities were awarded through the AGFC draw process in July, private land hunting for alligators follo... READ MORE

Free archery training offered to educators

Free archery training offered to educators

By South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks

The Game, Fish and Parks Department is offering training opportunities for the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) which allows schools to incorporate archery into school curriculum safely and at no cost to the local school district. All educators are eligible to attend. The day-long training will begin at 9 a.m. and end by 5 p.m. Upon s... READ MORE

Residents of all counties can resume feeding birds

Residents of all counties can resume feeding birds

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Earlier this summer, the DNR recommended a statewide moratorium on bird feeding to slow the spread of a still-undetermined illness that is killing songbirds across the state. Biologists identified more than 750 possible cases in 76 counties that involved a specific set of clinical signs, including crusty eyes, eye discharge, and neurological issues... READ MORE

Fall wild turkey season opens Sept. 15

Fall wild turkey season opens Sept. 15

By Nebraska Game and Parks

Nebraska’s fall wild turkey season begins Sept. 15, giving hunters a chance to harvest two turkeys on a single permit. Turkey hunting can be combined with big game, upland game, waterfowl or fishing for a Nebraska mixed bag adventure. Fall turkey permits are valid statewide, cost just $8 for youth age 15 and younger, and allow hunters the opt... READ MORE

Archery and crossbow deer seasons open Sept. 18

Archery and crossbow deer seasons open Sept. 18

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

For 2021 archery and crossbow deer seasons run concurrently statewide from Sept. 18 to Jan. 9, 2022.In 27 Farmland Zone Deer Management Units and all metro sub-units. Archery and crossbow seasons extend to Jan. 31, 2022. "We saw another mild winter last year, so Wisconsin deer hunters can look forward to increased harvest opportunities this season,... READ MORE

Henry County deer tests positive for CWD

Henry County deer tests positive for CWD

By Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Wildlife Resources Agency staff recently responded to a call in Henry County about a 3.5-year-old doe who was thin and exhibiting strange behavior. Multiple tests confirmed that chronic wasting disease (CWD) was present. This result changes Henry County status to positive due to its proximity to the county border, and changes Weakley County to high... READ MORE

Archery deer season opens Sept. 10

Archery deer season opens Sept. 10

By Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 10 and continues through Jan. 31, 2022. Archers may also use vertical longbows and vertical recurve bows Feb. 1-3, 2022 during the second annual Primitive Deer Hunt Days. For the 2021-22 deer season, the statewide bag limit for white-tailed bucks is two deer (n... READ MORE

Oct. 1 registration for disabled hunt dates in field trial area

Oct. 1 registration for disabled hunt dates in field trial area

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

The M. Barnett Lawley Forever Wild Field Trial Area (FWFTA) in Hale County, Alabama, will host a series of deer hunts for hunters with physical disabilities from late November 2021 through January 2022. To register for the hunts, call (334) 289-8030 starting Oct.1. “Access to outdoor activities such as hunting should be available to everyone... READ MORE

Hunting seasons getting underway

Hunting seasons getting underway

By New Hampshire Fish and Game Department

Archery seasons for turkey and white-tailed deer get underway Sept. 15, and the statewide resident Canada goose hunt runs Sept. 1-25. Fall hunting seasons for black bear and gray squirrel opened Sept. 1. Hunting season highlights can be found in the New Hampshire Hunting and Trapping Digest, with season dates, bag limits, check station locati... READ MORE

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