Hunting News

Controlled burns are top tool for wildlife and land managers

Controlled burns are top tool for wildlife and land managers

By David Rainer/ Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Photo: A drip torch is used to set a fire line on a section of property scheduled for a controlled burn. Photo by Steve Mitchell. Social media has been filled with smoke and fire lately as many land managers, like the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR), conduct controlled burns to enhance the flora and fauna throughout the sta...

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Invasive zebra mussels found nation-wide in aquarium plant product

Invasive zebra mussels found nation-wide in aquarium plant product

By Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies

The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies has joined federal and state wildlife agencies across the country urging the proper disposal and halted sale of live “moss ball” aquarium plants due to confirmed reports of products containing living zebra mussels. This aquatic invasive species has proven impossible to eradicate once a colony is ...

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Recent Hunting News

New rule expands protections against CWD
New rule expands protections against CWD

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

The Conservation Commission has approved rule changes that prohibit importing or possessing whole carcasses or high-risk parts of deer, elk, moose, caribou and all other species of the deer family originating from any place outside of Flori... READ MORE


New Southern Zone holiday deer hunt Dec. 26-Jan. 1
New Southern Zone holiday deer hunt Dec. 26-Jan. 1

By New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

A new Holiday Deer Hunt that extends late bow and muzzleloader hunting seasons for deer will be available Dec. 26 to Jan. 1, 2022 in New York's Southern Zone. The new season provides an additional seven days of late season hunting with bow... READ MORE


17,265 sets new deer harvest record
17,265 sets new deer harvest record

By Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Delaware hunters registered 17,265 harvested deer during the 2020-21 hunting season, surpassing the previous record harvest of 16,969 deer set last year. This marks the eighth consecutive year that more than 14,000 deer were harvested. Wit... READ MORE


21 new CWD positives; zones reassessed
21 new CWD positives; zones reassessed

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

The 2020 surveillance of Iowa’s wild deer herd for the presence of chronic wasting disease has yielded 21 new positive deer, and has added two new counties to the list where CWD-positive deer have been found. The new positive deer wer... READ MORE


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