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Leadership Albany 2022 Hosts Natural Resources Program

March 15 – ALBANY – Members and staff of Leadership Albany 2022 recently participated in a day filled with presentations about the abundant natural resources of the Albany region. Speakers included Gordon Rogers, RJ Gipaya and David Dixon of Flint Riverkeeper. Also in attendance were Rob Weller of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Ross […]

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Department of Natural Resources: Platteville Fish Wholesaler Sentenced in Wisconsin’s First-Ever Invasive Carp Case

MADISON, Wis. – A Platteville wholesale fish dealer has been convicted of illegally selling invasive carp, Wisconsin’s largest and most destructive invasive species. The case is the first ever in Wisconsin involving the illegal sale of Asian carp. Ping Li, co-owner and sole operator of Li Fish Farm, LLC in rural Platteville, was convicted in […]

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Georgia Department of Natural Resources Angler Awards recognize quality and record catches | News

SOCIAL CIRCLE – Last year, more than 200 fishing enthusiasts won a Georgia Angler Award for outstanding catches and were rewarded for it. The Angler Award program recognizes those who catch fish that meet or exceed a specific weight or length for that particular species, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Division of […]

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Georgia Department of Natural Resources Angler Awards recognize quality and record catches |

SOCIAL CIRCLE – Last year, more than 200 fishing enthusiasts won a Georgia Angler Award for outstanding catches and were rewarded for it. The Angler Award program recognizes those who catch fish that meet or exceed a specific weight or length for that particular species, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Division of […]

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Georgia Department of Natural Resources biologists and technicians update fishing forecasts |

SOCIAL CIRCLE – The weather has already started to warm up, so anglers are encouraged to start planning their next fishing trips. To help prepare, biologists and fisheries technicians from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife Resources have updated fishing forecasts for 31 Georgia reservoirs and 19 rivers for 2022, and they […]

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Department of Natural Resources: 2022 ice shack removal dates are approaching

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds anglers that the remaining 2022 ice shack removal deadlines are approaching. Permanent ice shacks, or those not removed daily, must be removed from all state waters by March 15. Here are the next remaining deadlines: Inland waters south of Highway 64 no later than […]

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Hone Your Outdoor Skills at the Carl T. Johnson Center This Winter, Spring | News

CADILLAC – The beauty of many of the outdoor activities available in Northern Michigan is that they can be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of skill level or underlying technical knowledge. For those who wish to gain a little of both, however, the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center in Cadillac West is ready to […]

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Hone Your Outdoor Skills at the Carl T. Johnson Center This Winter, Spring |

CADILLAC – The beauty of many of the outdoor activities available in Northern Michigan is that they can be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of skill level or underlying technical knowledge. For those who wish to gain a little of both, however, the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center in Cadillac West is ready to […]

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Local Perspective: Mining is not Minnesota’s future; natural resources are – Duluth News Tribune

Once again, the mining industry showed its true colours. This time it’s Cleveland-Cliffs, which has decided to lay off hundreds of workers because it feels it’s paying too much (“Cliffs to idle Northshore Mining as fight over royalties intensifies, scrap decreases need of pellets”, February 11). Cleveland-Cliffs pays royalties on what it operates instead of […]

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Outdoor Activities Abound in Hardin County |

It may still be cold outside, but that doesn’t mean outdoor recreation isn’t heating up in Hardin County. A student learns how to make his own fishing lures during an interpretive program at Calkins Nature Area last month. Photo by Matthieu Rezab All of the traditional winter activities are of course available, but one of […]

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GA DNR Division of Coastal Resources Seeking Candidates for Citizen Advisory Groups

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources seeks qualified candidates to serve on various advisory boards. Advisory groups play an important role in policy development by providing input and advice to MNR’s Coastal Resources Division (CRD). The CRD has the following volunteer openings available: Blue Crab Advisory Committee: A commercial crabber. Fish Advisory Committee: A recreational […]

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Charleston Boat Show will feature more boats, more activities, more people | Boating

Thousands of boating enthusiasts are expected to show up to ogle, and possibly buy, the latest offerings from marine product makers at the 42nd annual Charleston Boat Show next weekend. The show will take place January 28-30 at the Charleston Area Convention Center. This year’s show will be in stark contrast to the 2021 show […]

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Safety Tips for Winter Activities | News

Cpl. Mike Hearn, from the Department of Natural Resources, said a common contributing factor to snowmobile-related deaths is alcohol. Cpl. Mike Hearn, from the Department of Natural Resources, said a common contributing factor to snowmobile-related deaths is alcohol. Cadillac News photo files Cadillac News photo files CADILLAC – When the outdoors becomes a winter paradise, […]

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OUTDOOR NEWS: Teaching Outdoor Skills Classes Scheduled This Spring and Summer | Sports

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is sponsoring six courses on how to teach outdoor skills to K-12 teachers, naturalists and other educators this spring and summer. Hands-on sessions (indoors and outdoors) will provide introductory instruction and skill development, teaching materials and lesson plans. The cost of each course varies. Create an account on […]

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces plans to store 300,000 trout in Maryland waters – Southern Maryland News Net

Photo by Stephen Badger, Maryland Department of Natural Resources The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced plans to store 300,000 trout in Maryland waters. The pre-season trout stocking begins this week. Annual seeding will be completed in three bursts, preseason from now through February and spring seeding from March 14-25 and April 18-29. […]

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Teaching outdoor skills classes scheduled this spring and summer

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is sponsoring six courses on how to teach outdoor skills to K-12 teachers, naturalists and other educators this spring and summer. Hands-on sessions (indoors and outdoors) will provide introductory instruction and skill development, teaching materials and lesson plans. The cost of each course varies. Create an account on […]

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Natural Resources Police Report – November 2021

Natural Resources Police Report – November 2021 December 9, 2021 the Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) indicted scores of people in November for violations of conservation laws, including striped bass poaching and illegal deer hunting. A Pennsylvania man faces charges after police say he falsely obtained a hunting license and committed other deer hunting offenses. […]

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Ga DNR Coastal Resources Division proposes to allow Georgia billfish landings for the first time in 20 years

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources today announced a proposed saltwater fishing rule change that would allow the landing of billfish in Georgia for the first time in 20 years. The three billfish species that would be affected by the rule change are blue marlin (Makaira nigricans), White Marlin […]

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South Carolina Department of Natural Resources places freezers

By HEATHER RUPPE The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has placed freezers at some docks, marinas, and bait shops that recreational fishermen can use to deposit fish carcasses, especially red snapper. These sites will have catch cards that will accompany the fish carcass in a carcass bag. Catch sheets are intended to provide data […]

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MNR Hunting and Fishing Webinars Continue This Winter – Registration is open for the new sessions in the Minnesota Outdoor Skills and Stewardship Series | Outside

Anyone interested in hunting, fishing and the outdoors can learn about activities such as ice fishing, spear fishing in the dark, winter camping, fly tying for fly fishing, learning to hunt as an adult and clay target shooting in high school by participating in webinars hosted by the Minnesota Department. natural resources. “We have a […]

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MNR webinars on hunting and fishing techniques continue this winter | Community

Anyone interested in hunting, fishing and the outdoors can learn about activities such as ice fishing, spear fishing in the dark, winter camping, fly tying for fly fishing, learning to adulthood hunting and clay target shooting in high school by participating in webinars hosted by the Minnesota Department. natural resources. “We have a great range […]

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MNR webinars on hunting and fishing techniques continue this winter (posted November 22, 2021)

Registration open for the new sessions of the Minnesota Outdoor Skills and Stewardship Series Anyone interested in hunting, fishing and the outdoors can learn about activities such as ice fishing, spear fishing in the dark, winter camping, fly tying for fly fishing, learning to adulthood hunting and clay target shooting in high school by participating […]

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A Shared Michigan Wildlife Experience – Press and Guide

A male grieving warbler is pictured in a riparian area along a small stream in Marquette County. (Photo courtesy of Michigan Department of Natural Resources) Michigan’s outdoors offer countless recreational opportunities and beautiful scenery, like this Iron County winter scene. (Photo courtesy of Michigan Department of Natural Resources) Jared Duquette is pictured on a winter […]

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Three conservation officers honored at Michigan Natural Resources Commission meeting

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently resumed in-person awards for staff at the Michigan Natural Resources Commission meeting, held Nov. 10 at the Michigan Library and Historical Center in Lansing. The department recognized conservation officers Tyler Sabuda and Andrea Erratt and the retired corporal. Ivan Pérez. Sabuda received a Distinguished Service Award, and Erratt […]

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources replenishes southern Maryland waterways with over 5,000 trout – Southern Maryland News Net

On October 28, 2021, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources stocked two ponds in Calvert and two ponds, a lake in Charles County with 2,200 trout. Due to COVID-19 restrictions and staff safety protocols, planned inventory and allocations may change this year. The annual restocking will be carried out in three bursts: preseason (January and […]

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources stocks Charles and Calvert County ponds and Lake with 2,200 trout

On October 28, 2021, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources stocked two ponds in Calvert and two ponds, a lake in Charles County with 2,200 trout. Due to COVID-19 restrictions and staff safety protocols, planned inventory and allocations may change this year. The annual restocking will be carried out in three bursts: preseason (January and […]

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Take a Color Spin on the Way to Halloween Activities This Weekend | heraldry

ANGOLA – With mid to mid-1950s temperatures forecast for this weekend and plenty of opportunities to get out with all the Halloween and fall themed festivities planned for Steuben County, it now is the perfect time to go on a colorful tour. An online fall foliage prediction map indicates that fall colors are best from […]

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Ga DNR’s Coastal Resources Division Adds Three Vessels to Offshore Artificial Reefs

Tugboat at KC / Ga DNR Ga DNR says anglers and scuba divers now have three new reef fishing and recreational opportunities off Georgia. The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Department of Natural Resources recently sank three other vessels on artificial reefs off the islands of Sainte-Catherine and Ossabaw as part of a partnership […]

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2020 Delaware Fishing Guide available now

Read the latest news on coronavirus in Delaware. More Info NEWS FEED Governor Carney Announces Vaccine or Testing Requirement for Educators Date Posted: September 28, 2021 DNREC Seeks Entries for Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest Date Posted: September 28, 2021 The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “Art Imitates My Life and Inspires Young Artists” by Theresa Angela […]

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North Carolina Wildlife Commission finalizes purchase that preserves game lands

September 18 — RALEIGH – In North Carolina’s Piedmont is the Tuckertown Reservoir, a reservoir on the Yadkin River known for its recreational opportunities and as a vital water resource for North Carolinians. Next to Tuckertown is the Alcoa game lands of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission. Almost 80% of North Carolina’s population resides within […]

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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources today released details of the fall trout season, which is scheduled to open Oct. 16; the first version with capture and release will open on a few sites on October 2.

Illinois’ fall trout season kicks off on October 16. The first season of capture and release will begin on October 2 at a few selected sites. Here are the details from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (it looks like those in our area, home to forest reserves, were included in the list of sites, […]

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South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Corps of Engineers Announces Start of Construction on Crab Bank Restoration Project

By Glenn Jeffries for Island Eye News After several years of planning and fundraising, the anticipation is over and the excitement of construction activity begins with the restoration of the Crab Bank Seabird Sanctuary, nestled in Charleston Harbor between the tip of Sullivan’s Island and Patriots Point. The Charleston District of the US Army Corps […]

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Fall Issue of Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine Highlights Hidden Gems

FROM THE WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (MNR) today announced that the fall issue of Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine is now available in print and online. Within the pages, readers can learn about the unique places off the beaten track in Wisconsin State Parks. Striking photographs shared by Instagram […]

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Department of Natural Resources hands-on webinars continue through fall

Whether you’re planning to try a new outdoor activity or need to brush up on your skills, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Webinar Series can help. Sessions are free and take place at noon most Wednesdays. Over the summer, the webinars offered tips on fishing, mushroom picking, kayaking, camping and hiking. In the […]

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Epic Muskellunge Day Raises Young Fishing Guide in Rare Air

For Benjamin Knutson, an Inver Grove Heights muskie fanatic, a good day on the water is all about spotting and seeing fish. A great day on the water is all about catching fish. He’s still looking for words to describe the extraordinary day last month when he caught two huge muskellunge, each weighing over 50 […]