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2008-11-30 15:14:08

After years of gathering dead carcasses of Pacific Coast trumpeter swans, and examining their lead-poisoned livers, wildlife biologist Mike Smith became convinced the only way to save the birds was by hazing them.

2008-10-27 18:00:15

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most Pennsylvania state parks are now open for the extended Canada goose hunting season. An exception is the southeast section of the state, within the Atlantic Population Zone, which will be open to hunting starting Nov. 15.

2008-09-21 15:00:16

Rhode Island is home to between 2,300 and 2,500 species of fungi, says Noel Rowe, leader of a mushroom walk organized by the Rhode Island Wild Plant Society this week.

2008-08-25 12:00:50

By BRIANGEHRING Greenwings Day is scheduled from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 31 at Audubon National Wildlife Refuge near Coleharbor. The Greenwings event features activities that teach youth and their families about wildlife conservation and outdoor skills associated with hunting and fishing.

2008-08-03 06:00:00

By Candus Thomson, The Baltimore Sun Aug. 3--Four thoughts about the meeting last week in Annapolis on new yellow perch fishing regulations, then I promise to let it go. 1.) Eight thousand pounds of fish.

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2008-07-14 09:05:00

Millions of pounds of lead used in hunting, fishing and shooting sports wind up in the environment each year and can threaten or kill wildlife, according to a new scientific report.

2008-07-12 00:00:16

The Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that the Potter's Marsh (Mississippi River Pool 13) drawing for duck blinds will be held on Saturday, July 26, at the House of Events in Savanna Ill. The House of Events is located in downtown Savanna at 108 Main Street, across from City Hall.

2007-08-10 21:12:55

By OUTDOORS JIM MORRIS The annual lottery drawings for duck blinds on Ohio state park lakes will be Aug. 18 at the park offices and other locations.

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2007-07-17 08:40:50

Wisconsin's dramatically increased Canada goose flock is laying problems, not the fabled golden eggs. The majestic birds are nuisances - at golf courses, parks and other places near water and lush with grass - because of the mess they leave behind, not to mention their sometimes aggressive behavior.

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2006-01-11 07:35:00

A professor from the University of Montana had a simple message Tuesday in Arkansas: if you like hunting ducks, support international efforts to prevent global warming.


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