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ZAMBIA LIFTS BAN ON HUNTING

Washington D.C. – Today, Zambian Tourism and Arts Minister, Jean Kapata, announced that the ban on hunting, which was enacted in January 2013, has been lifted. Safari Club International (SCI) and SCI Foundation maintained that the ban was counter-productive to … Continue reading

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The Duck Stamp Turns 80

Eighty years ago – Aug. 22, 1934 – the first duck stamp was sold. Since then, thanks mostly to hunters, the stamps have generated more than $800 million and helped secure over 6 million acres of wetland habitat in the … Continue reading

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Defining Ethics in Long-Range Shooting

By Glen Wunderlich When it comes to long-range shooting relative to hunting, I suspect most Michiganders would consider 200 yards a reasonable limit.  If one hunts in the southern portion of the lower peninsula – known as the shotgun zone … Continue reading

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State-owned surplus land in Cheboygan County to be offered

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will offer two parcels of land in Cheboygan County for sale by live public auction Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 in Rogers City, Michigan. The auction will begin at noon at the Rogers City High … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead for Food Plot Success

The month of August can be a very busy month for wildlife management chores. Dove season is right around the corner as well as archery season for deer. Formulating a plan this time of year on what, when, and where … Continue reading

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Maine Bear Hunting Under Attack!

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is trying to put an end to Maine’s bear hunting season on the November 4, 2014 ballot. Through a statewide ballot petition, the HSUS is attempting to ban the most common forms … Continue reading

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One Last Step To Protect Conservation In Michigan: Your Help Is Needed TODAY

Contact Your State Representative TODAY Lansing, MI – On Wednesday, August 27th the Michigan State House of Representatives will take the final step to pass a citizen-initiated law called the Scientific Fish & Wildlife Conservation Act (SFWCA).  Safari Club International … Continue reading

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Outfoxed on Michigan Wolves

This from www.humanewatch.org There’s been a fight in many states over how to manage the resurgent wolf populations. The gray wolf, which was once hunted to near extinction, has through the past few decades made a substantial recovery and is … Continue reading

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MI Deer Private Land Assistance Network grant application period opens

The Department of Natural Resources yesterday announced that the application period for the Deer Private Land Assistance Network (Deer PLAN) – a cooperative grant program designed to support private-land deer habitat improvement projects in the northern Lower Peninsula – is … Continue reading

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Osprey chicks outfitted with satellite backpacks

Nearly absent from much of the state due to the effects of DDT and other pesticides and habitat loss, ospreys continue to rebound in Michigan. In southern Michigan, monitoring efforts are tracking the revitalization of this species.   This year, … Continue reading

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