Latest Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Stories

2010-11-05 16:32:00

Five things that hunting has been doing, and can do, for you RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The tough economic situation in recent years has many people thinking about how to stretch their dollars, put food on the table, let go of stress, and still somehow give to others.

2010-06-24 17:22:00

Operation Dry Water Boating Under the Influence Enforcement will be Underway RICHMOND, Va., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia boaters, take note that this weekend, June 25-27, Conservation Police Officers with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) will be patrolling Virginia's waterways looking for boat operators with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher.

2010-05-20 16:47:00

Time to Remember Life Jackets Save Lives RICHMOND, Va., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Safe Boating Week is May 22-28, this year, making right now the time to remind boaters to be safe on the water. First and foremost, boaters need to think about life jackets and plan to wear them.

2010-05-05 15:59:00

As new spring growth emerges, so do bears, and they are following their stomachs in search of food. RICHMOND, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a healthy and growing black bear population, bear sightings are becoming the norm throughout Virginia.

2010-05-05 15:58:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's that time of year again when white-tailed deer fawns are showing up in yards and hayfields and concerned citizens want to know how to help. In almost all cases, the best way to help is to simply give the fawn space and leave it alone.

2010-04-08 17:20:00

Agricultural Depredation Order for Resident Canada Geese being offered again in Virginia for 2010 RICHMOND, Va., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) and the Wildlife Services Program of the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.