Biologists say the idea is to increase the harvest in portion of the herd to help control its numbers.
The agriculture department says its agents killed more than 11,200 feral hogs, mostly by air, last year.
Every March, in three study areas of the state, crews visit dens that the Pennsylvania Game Commission has identified. They give each new cub numbered ear tags and assess the health of the cubs and the mother.
The deal calls for trading 6,650 acres of federal land for a similar amount of private land. But attorney says it’s a bad deal for taxpayers.
Proposal would prohibit the harvest of forager foods without written permission or a bill of sale from the owner of the property.
Experts blame a warm winter and a large population of white-footed mice, which can carry the Lyme disease bacterium and spread it to ticks.
The “local boater” program will allow watercraft owners to complete educational training on aquatic invasive species and sign an agreement pledging only to use the boat at either Tiber or Canyon Ferry reservoir.
The idea behind these free fishing days is to give people who might not fish a chance to try it.
Pierre Junior Shooters combines the education of 4-H with the competitiveness of a club sport.
Change could mostly affect out-of-state hunters, who plan in advance and might be leery of scheduling later in the year due to wintry weather.
Hunters will be able to use their cellphones to record their kills at the scene by using an app put in place by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
The Lake Erie Committee of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission agreed to a 20 percent increase in the total allowable catch for walleye and 13 percent for yellow perch.
The salmon were a few weeks old and scheduled to be released next spring and return as adults in 2020.
Coyotes have been in East Tennessee for years. Experts say people need to get used to it and adjust.
Becomes the first officially endangered bee species in the continental U.S.
Baiting has become an issue over the past decade as the popularity of wildlife photography has exploded due to the advent of high speed, digital technology.
It was part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ fifth annual “Eagle Day’.”
Deer overwhelmingly preferred the crossing’s overpass while javelin and bobcats preferred the underpass, with only a few going for the overpass.
It’s normally seen in Canada and also found in Alaska and the northwest United States.
According to estimate, there are 346 moose in the area, up from 231 last winter and the most since 2010. Still, that’s well below the Wyoming Game and Fish Department goal of 800 for the valley.
President’s spending plan says it “returns the responsibility for funding local environmental efforts and programs to state and local entities, allowing EPA to focus on its highest national priorities.”
It’s planned as an encyclopedia of biological information and facts about the Illinois state mammal. It will include data on state management of the deer population.
Later, three moose that reportedly were threatening skiers at the resort were relocated.
The case emerged when a Wyoming resident watching “Hunting in the Sticks” on the Pursuit Channel reported that the men appeared to have killed elk in the wrong hunting district during an episode titled “Western Redemption.”
Species of concern include already-listed grizzly bears and salmon, plus imperiled sage grouse, monarch butterflies and the magnum mantleslug, which hasn’t been verified in Idaho since a dead one was found 2013.
The GOP controls both the House and Senate for the first time since 2012. That’s given Republicans new opportunities for advancing legislation, and they’re hoping to use this session to push back against what they say is overregulation and governmental overreach.