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Montana Spring Black Bear Hunting to Close in BMU 510

The hunting of all spring black bears in south-central Montana BMU 510, which includes portions of Big Horn, Carbon and Yellowstone counties, will close one-half hour after sunset on Wednesday, April 25, 2012.

Mississippi Minimize Deer Damage to Gardens and Landscaping

With spring upon us, many Mississippians are planting gardens and working hard to beautify their property. However, white-tailed deer find many garden and landscape plants very appealing and can often force gardeners to battle deer for their prized plants. To manage the problem, MDWFP suggests a few tips that may save your plants this spring and summer. 

Apply Now for the 2012 Minnesota Elk Hunt

Hunters have until Friday, June 1, to apply for one of 23 elk licenses offered this year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

Local Organization Proposes Antler Point Restrictions in Northwest Michigan

The Northwest Michigan chapter of the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA), in partnership with Leelanau Whitetails, has proposed new antler point restrictions (APR) for deer hunting in the following 12 counties: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Lake, Manistee, Missaukee, Mason, Osceola, and Wexford.

Idaho Bear Managers Put Down Conditioned Grizzly Bear

Trappers from U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services with help from Idaho Fish and Game, on April 22, euthanized a three-year old female grizzly that had come out of hibernation and started getting into garbage cans in a subdivision near the Idaho-Wyoming border outside Driggs.

Patas Monkey Spotted in Gainesville, Florida

A Patas monkey has been spotted in the Gainesville area in a block of woods near Waldo and 8th Avenue. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is asking for the public’s assistance if the animal is spotted.

“Thursday afternoon, FWC officers set a trap for the animal near where it was feeding off a homeowner’s fruit trees,” said Maj. Roy Brown, FWC regional commander. “We are asking that the public not approach this animal or attempt to feed it or catch it.

Connecticut Wildlife Management Areas a Benefit of the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is reminding you that if you’ve ever purchased firearms or ammunition, bows, arrows, fishing lures, rods and reels, hunting or fishing licenses, or fueled up your boat, then you are part of the most successful effort to conserve fish and wildlife in America – the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) Programs.

Aspen, Colorado Bear Aware Training Announced

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is inviting Aspen and upper Roaring Fork Valley residents to attend Bear Aware team training, Thursday May 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., in Aspen's Rio Grande Room, 455 Rio Grande Place. This group of volunteers will work in and around Aspen and Pitkin County.

California DFG Reminds the Public to be Rattlesnake Safe When Outdoors

As the warm weather returns, humans are not the only species coming out to enjoy the sun. Snakes, too, can be found basking in the sun’s rays. Although most snakes in the state are harmless, the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) reminds the public to steer clear of the venomous rattlesnake and know what to do if one strikes.

West Virginia Spring Gobbler Survey and Poaching Information

The spring turkey hunting season in West Virginia begins April 23 and runs through May 19. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with the West Virginia Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), is preparing to conduct its annual survey of spring gobbler hunters and is seeking hunters to participate.