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Public asked to report moose sightings

Public asked to report moose sightings

By New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

New York residents are being asked to report moose sightings via an online form as part of ongoing Department of Environmental Conservation efforts to monitor moose across the state. While the Adirondacks are home to most New York moose, some live in the eastern part of the state along the Vermont and Massachusetts borders. Moose can also occasiona... READ MORE

New big game baiting, child support rules now in effect

New big game baiting, child support rules now in effect

By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Two laws, passed in 2020 and 2021 Utah legislative sessions, will impact some hunters and anglers. One law bans big game baiting, and the other prohibits issuing hunting or fishing licenses to individuals more than $2,500 behind on child support. The new big game baiting law, HB 295, passed during the 2021 legislative session went into effect ... READ MORE

Songbird deaths widespread; feeder removal advised

Songbird deaths widespread; feeder removal advised

By Indiana Department of Natural Resources

The DNR has received reports of sick and dying songbirds from 50 of the state’s 92 counties. As the investigation continues, the DNR recommends all residents remove their birdfeeders. In late May, the Department received reports of sick and dying songbirds from Monroe County with neurological signs, eye swelling, and crusty discharge around t... READ MORE

WMA deer lottery applications now available

WMA deer lottery applications now available

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Applications for deer lottery hunts on public lands are now being accepted through 5 p.m. on August 15. The Multi-site, Unrestricted Multi-site, Webb Gun and Webb Archery lotteries operate independently and maintain separate preference points. The unrestricted multi-site lottery application will cover hunting opportunities on Bear Island, Don... READ MORE

State modifies petition language that would end hunting

State modifies petition language that would end hunting

By Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

On June 3, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) submitted comments to the Oregon Secretary of State arguing the proposed ballot title language prepared by the Attorney General for Initiative Petition 13 (IP 13) failed to adequately notify voters as to the sweeping effects of the initiative. If passed, ... READ MORE

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