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The Fallacy of Climate Chage is Revealed

Weather Channel co-founder, John Coleman, sets the record straight on one of the biggest hoaxes being perpetuated by those profiting from global warming or climate change – whatever it’s dubbed.  Details of his confession are here…

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Ohio Confirms First Case of CWD in Captive Deer Herd

REYNOLDSBURG, OHIO – The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) today confirmed the first positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state in a captive deer herd in Holmes County. The … Continue reading

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New Bird Biology Website Awakens the Sense of Discovery

Enjoy interactive activities about bird song, feathers, and more Ithaca, N.Y.-We know birds have feathers-but what are they made of, how do they work, and how many kinds are there? Birds sing songs-but how do they produce those sounds, what … Continue reading

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NRC Youth Conservation Council invites youth bloggers to share stories about Michigan’s great outdoors

One year after launching its blog, the Natural Resources Commission Youth Conservation Council is opening up that public platform – http://michiganycc.wordpress.com/ – to young outdoor voices across the state. The Youth Conservation Council, established by a Natural Resources Commission resolution … Continue reading

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How to Save A Hooked Shore Bird

Wherever fishermen and birds overlap, sooner or later a bird gets hooked or entangled in fishing line. What happens next will determine the fate of the bird: If the fisherman cuts the line, the bird likely will die from starvation, … Continue reading

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11-year-old hunter bags rare albino deer

While it was once illegal to kill albino deer, it is perfectly legal now in Michigan as of 2008. This amendment – Removal of Protection for Albino and All-White Deer Wildlife Conservation Order Amendment No. 8 of 2008 removes the protection … Continue reading

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Texas Duo Convicted in Illegal Deer Breeding Operation

AUSTIN – The latest chapter in a decade long series of criminal and wildlife disease investigations involving a former South Texas deer breeder ended recently when a Corpus Christi area couple pleaded guilty to 50 charges of Unlawful Possession and/or … Continue reading

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DNR joins Forest Service to treat oak wilt in northern Lower Peninsula

The Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Forest Service have joined forces to treat oak wilt on state and federal lands in the northern Lower Peninsula. The oak wilt suppression project is jointly funded with state and federal funds. … Continue reading

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Michigan Deer Poacher Tests New Law and Loses

By Glen Wunderlich “Hello.  My name is Jacob Powers and I am a convicted poacher.”  Those are the words I’d have Mr. Powers repeat over and over to throngs of youngsters at Michigan schools and hunter safety courses, as part … Continue reading

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Just one bird reported killed in Utah’s first crow hunt

GW:  As stated in the following piece, I suspect more crows were killed than reported; however, the price of shot has had a direct influence on participation.  Of course, Utah’s not the only state affected for the same reason. Details … Continue reading

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