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Keep Your Plot Clean

One of the most common problems in food plots, especially perennials, is weed competition. Weeds rob your plot of essential nutrients, water, and root space. Given time and opportunity, weeds will quickly mature, produce seed, and overtake a well intended … Continue reading

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Ohio Town Thanks Bowhunters for Reduced Deer-car Accidents

With an 80-percent reduction in car/deer collisions, the town of Indian Hill, Ohio credits deer hunters.  HSUS and its whacked out schemes to spend money can’t hold a candle to these results.  More here…

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Don’t miss the chance to hunt wild turkey this spring

Missed the application period for a spring turkey license? Opportunities for licenses are still available. New this year, spring turkey hunters may purchase a Hunt 234 license, a statewide hunting license valid for all open areas except public lands in … Continue reading

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MI DNR, DTE Energy Foundation award more than $75,000 in tree-planting grants

More than two dozen Michigan communities will get assistance with tree-planting projects this year.The Department of Natural Resources and DTE Energy Foundation recently announced the award of grants totaling $75,313 to 28 communities in Michigan for local tree-planting projects. Grants … Continue reading

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DNR announces new Michigan black bear education program for grades 6-8

GW:  The kids should love this… The Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Wildlife Division is offering a fun way for educators to integrate Michigan’s unique flora and fauna into their curriculum while still meeting the required educational standards. Teachers and … Continue reading

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DNR awards Wildlife Habitat Grants for projects around the state

The Department of Natural Resources today announced recipients of the 2014 Wildlife Habitat Grants. A total of $737,720 was awarded to various conservation and nonprofit organizations, units of government and landowners.   Examples of funded projects include planting native grasslands … Continue reading

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White-nose syndrome confirmed in bats in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and a consortium of partners announced today that the fungus known to cause significant rates of illness and death in North American bats has been detected for the first time within the state’s … Continue reading

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Seed Bed Preparation is Crucial to Planting Success

WEST POINT, MS – It’s the time of year for planting spring food plots and one way to ensure a successful crop is proper seed bed preparation. Many planting failures can be attributed to poor seedling survival or lack of … Continue reading

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Anti-Hunting Senator Takes Another Run at Nebraska Mountain Lion Ban

Despite having already suffered multiple defeats in his quest to ban mountain lion hunting in Nebraska, Senator Ernie Chambers has again surfaced with another attempt to ban the season. With little more than a week to go in the 2014 … Continue reading

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Expected Announcement From U.S. FWS Will Close Elephant Imports From Zimbabwe, Tanzania

Washington, D.C. – Statement By Safari Club International President Craig Kauffman   “Safari Club International’s advocacy team is alerting the international conservation community that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expected to soon announce a new policy to reject all elephant ivory imports … Continue reading

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