Nov. 30, 2011
The Department of Natural Resources recently confirmed the presence of a radio-collared cougar just north of the city of Hancock in northern Houghton County. The animal was captured on a trail camera on Nov. 13, walking directly in front of the camera, with the noticeable presence of a radio collar. Read more
A cougar believed to have migrated from the western United States has been caught on camera once again in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
An Oregon man shot himself in the foot while attempting to shoot a squirrel with his .22 rimfire. Like Chris Matthews, he had a funny feeling running down (maybe up) his leg.
A fellow writer, Herb Boldt, with whom I had shared print space in The Argus-Press, has died at the age of 84. Herb wrote a weekly column called “Woods and Water”. He retired in 2005 and once commented that he had the greatest job in the world.
I agree, Herb. In fact, it never seems to be a job at all. Some of Herb’s work is below.
Another quiz on whitetail deer from Whitetails Unlimited at www.whitetailsunlimited.com
1) Deer are a member of the Cervidae family. What other animal is not included in this family.
d) Caribou Read more
So, nothing’s gonna stop you from climbing into your favorite tree stand, huh?
I was here first. Any questions?
OK. I guess we can share the woods.
Part 1: True or False
The white-tailed deer is the most popular big-game animal in North America, and is an amazing example of an animal that adapts and perseveres. As hunters go into the woods in pursuit of this graceful animal, here is a quiz from Whitetails Unlimited to see how much
you really know about the whitetail’s biology, behavior and history.
“I hope this report is a lesson to the activists and public officials that would prefer to engage in partisan character attacks rather than focus the discussion on the vital need to secure our southern border,” Senator, John McCain remarked Tuesday.
MISSOULA, Mont.-The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has learned that an Oregon court has agreed to consider in its final ruling the RMEF motion outlining the need for science-based, state regulated wolf management. The court is reviewing the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s authority to manage and control wolves as part of a state-approved plan. Read more