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Montana hunters find booming waterfowl numbers

In the Prairie Pothole region, wildlife biologists had estimated the duck numbers up 8 percent since last year’s record numbers – a total of a 43 percent increase over the past 60+ years. This spring, biologists estimated the duck population … Continue reading

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Enter Cornell Lab’s BirdSpotter Photo Contest

Gary Mueller of Missouri submitted this photo of a Lego feeder that was the Judge’s Choice during the first week of the contest. Ithaca, NY-The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s BirdSpotter photo contest is underway! The contest is sponsored by Vanguard … Continue reading

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Leica Sport Optics Announces Special Opportunity on All Geovid Rangefinding Binoculars for Black Friday

ALLENDALE, NJ – Leica Sport Optics is offering a special opportunity to purchase all new Geovid rangefinding binoculars at 10 percent off the regular selling price for a limited time only, November 26 through December 1, 2014. This offer is … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Gray Wolf Confirmed North of Grand Canyon National Park

PHOENIX – Genetic tests of scat (feces) collected from a free-roaming canid north of Grand Canyon National Park on the North Kaibab National Forest have confirmed that the animal, first detected in early October, is a female Rocky Mountain gray … Continue reading

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Michigan Deer Habitat Improvements

Upper Peninsula – Western Mackinac County Over 1,300 oak saplings were planted in western Mackinac County this spring to increase hard mast for deer.  The plantings were focused on areas that have been hit hard by beech bark disease (BBD), … Continue reading

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Ithaca, N.Y.-This list of holiday gift suggestions from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology will appeal to the bird and nature lover on your list. These are gifts that improve the mind, create fun, and highlight the beauty of the natural … Continue reading

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Red-Bellied Woodpecker Meets Eastern Bluebird

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Eastern Bluebird in Mid-Michigan

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Agreement Reached in NC Red Wolf Lawsuit

GW:  Guess who’s behind the contrived issue… RALEIGH, NC- An agreement has been reached in a lawsuit against the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, which will restore conditional coyote hunting in the five-county red wolf reintroduction area of eastern North Carolina. … Continue reading

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DNR monitoring Upper Peninsula snow depths, assessing impact on deer herd

After receiving heavy snowfall across much of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula this week, the Department of Natural Resources is monitoring snow depths and assessing potential impacts on wildlife, particularly the deer herd which is still recovering from the two previous severe … Continue reading

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