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Delaware DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Still Accepting Applications for 2012 Low-number Hunting License Lottery on June 5

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is still accepting applications for its annual low-number hunting license lottery. At 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 5 in the auditorium at DNREC’s main office in the Richardson & Robbins Building in Dover, the Division will conduct the lottery drawing to issue 25 available low-number Delaware resident hunting licenses with numbers less than 1,000.

Sandhill Crane Hunting Discussion in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Wildlife managers from Colorado Parks and Wildlife are inviting the public to a roundtable discussion concerning a proposed greater sandhill crane fall hunting season. The discussion is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the CPW Steamboat Springs Service Center at 925 Weiss Drive.

Coyote Study Underway in Denver Metro Area, Colorado

A research effort involving federal, state, and local partners is poised to discover new insights about the behavior of Colorado's urban coyotes and help wildlife managers improve strategies for dealing with these clever canids.

Learn Outdoor Skills; Connect with Arizona's Nature; Outsmart a Wild Turkey

Are your kids obsessed with the many television shows about survival and the outdoors? Now they can experience it in real life, in a safe environment at one of three Arizona Game and Fish Department hands-on, outdoor skills, and mentored turkey-hunting camps on April 20-22.

Deadline Approaching: Alaska Board of Game Proposals Due May 1st for 2012/2013 Meeting Cycle

The Alaska Board of Game calls for proposed changes in the regulations pertaining to hunting, trapping, and the use of game for the following regions:

Outdoor Alabama Announces its 2013 Photo Contest

From its wildlife to its landscape, there is no more photographic a state than Alabama. Are you a photographer with an eye for its natural beauty? If so, then show us your work. Outdoor Alabama magazine is pleased to announce its 2013 Photo Contest, with winning entries to be published in the February 2013 issue. 

Archery Hits the Mark for Texans

They may not be hunting for food for their families in District 12, like Katniss before The Hunger Games, but archery has still become a popular sport with children and teens across the nation. Seeing this increased interest, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department recently began work with the Archery Trade Association to offer archery programs and opportunities in communities across Texas.

South Dakota GFP Commission Finalizes Elk Seasons

The South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Commission has voted to reduce the number of "antlerless elk" tags available to hunters.

The Black Hills Firearms Elk Season will have 570 total tags available, with 175 being antlerless.

The Black Hills Archery Elk Season will have 97 total tags available, with 15 antlerless.

Custer State Park will have four resident "any elk" tags available, and the Late Archery Season in the park will be closed for 2012.

South Dakota GFP Commission Finalizes Waterfowl Seasons

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized 2012 license structure details for nonresident waterfowl, tundra swan, and special Canada goose hunting seasons, with the same structure as 2011.

Hunting dates for most of those waterfowl seasons will not be finalized until early August, and will be based on the season framework provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Montana Biologists to Begin Grizzly Bear Capturing for Research and Management

As part of an Interagency Program to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE), Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, the US Fish & Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, and Tribal wildlife managers are working to inform the public that pre-baiting and scientific capture operations are once again about to begin in parts of western Montana.