Stewardship; Public and Private Initiatives; Regional
A good hearted fellow jumped in to free a duckling caught in fishing line, but the mother hen wasn’t happy. It’s a good thing they don’t have teeth! It’s always good for the heart to see people helping out animals that couldn’t possibly help themselves, it’s just that sometimes Mother Nature tries to bite the
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Bobwhite quail love to devour ticks and now one New York district is leveling an army of them to combat the dangerous blood suckers. Anybody who has hunted the venerable quail knows that they like the dense cover and stay low to the ground until flushed. Now the same legion of hunters that chase these awesome
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If you’re driving along and a raging rhino is coming at you, what do you do? Turn and skedaddle like these smart folks. Remember all those times that you were driving to the store and you had to avoid a four-legged tank called a rhino? Yeah, well, us either. Fortunately the guy in the car
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The amazing beaver is more than just a builder and an engineer. It’s a keystone species of major importance. The North American continent would be just another ho-hum place for people and other wildlife if not for the venerable beaver and all it does for nature. As a ‘Keystone’ species, the beaver is responsible for
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The online hate towards hunting is often taken too far, but this time, someone tragically took it to heart and acted on it. She and her family are in our thoughts and prayers. Melania Capitan, a well-known huntress and blogger, unfortunately couldn’t take the scrutiny from the anti-hunting community anymore and took her own life
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Three Fresno men that were busted for poaching and unlawfully trafficking sport fish are now facing jail time. Three men from the Fresno area were caught red-handed poaching, among other things, striped bass, and have now had the California Department of Fish and Wildlife drop the hammer on them. CDFW wildlife officers kept their eye
Peter Van Noppen organized his folding tables, behind him, the Woonasquatucket River. Peter was the fulcrum for a big day of cleaning, clipping and hauling along this one stretch of the historic river just behind the gloriously restored Rising Sun Mill.
Head-shaking video captured in Alberta shows the risks people will take to get a selfie with a grizzly bear. Tourists from the eastern Canadian province of Nova Scotia were as happy as anyone to get an up-close look at a grizzly bear near Banff National Park in early July 2017, but their experience was one
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The Gator Crusader is at it again, and this time he let an alligator bite his head while wearing a camera. From the you can’t make this stuff up department: You Tuber The Gator Crusader donned a GoPro and stuck his head inside an alligator pit. Dubbing himself “the Craziest and most eccentric Alligator Handler
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Try and find the brown tree snakes in this photo. You can always ask the the homeowner if you can find where they’re hiding. The Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7 Facebook page has a knack for sharing some great photos along with some great stories. Back on July 6, 2017 they launched this picture of
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Are we, as hunters, ready for what the future holds? This first featured in the Into The Wilderness Podcast, which can be downloaded here for free: iTunes | Stitcher | Youtube | Soundcloud A few weeks ago I was asked to attend a symposium prior to the opening ceremony to the CIC (Council for International Conservation). The intention was to gather
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A three-woman diving team smashed over 900 lionfish off the coast of Florida in only 24 hours! Team Hang On consisted of a former biological scientist, an environmental specialist with the state Department of Environmental Protection, and one who makes her living selling lionfish catches to restaurants now has the ultimate bragging rights in the Sunshine
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