Animal Rights groups and the Obama administration have agreed on a compromise to lift protections for wolves in Montana and Idaho and allow hunting. Here is some info on the settlement from the Los Angeles Times: The settlement agreement, opposed … [Read More]
That is the question researchers in a “National Geographic” piece written by Evan Ratliff try to answer. The article focuses on a group of foxes that researchers have been attempting to breed to become more tame over the course of … [Read More]
Eating food grown locally is a trend gaining popularity in urban areas. Those who practice it are referred to as “locavores.” Proponents say eating local uses fewer resources per calorie. One resident of the Bronx in New York City gave … [Read More]
From DemocratandChronicle.com According to various studies, the trapping harvest of muskrats in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic region is down 75 percent to 80 percent since the early 1980s. New York’s harvest fell from 539,196 in 1982-83 to 108,324 in 2007-08, … [Read More]
From Montana Representative Denny Rehberg’s website: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Montana’s Congressman, Denny Rehberg, on Jan. 26, 2011, introduced a comprehensive legislative solution to the ongoing wolf controversy aimed at returning wolf management authority to the states once and for all. … [Read More]
Anti-hunters are denying their own heritage and genetics.
Nikon will celebrate hunters’ conservation efforts to preserve deer populations by declaring Jan. 20-30, 2011, Coyote Week. During Coyote Week, hunters have the opportunity to watch videos, learn coyote hunting tips and enter to win a sweet coyote hunting prize … [Read More]
“If hunting was easy, they’d call it killing.” It was the mantra Predators on the Prairie sweepstakes winner Ed Bergum took to each stand last weekend as we called in northeast Kansas with Flambeau Outdoors’ Tad Brown, Todd Wilson and … [Read More]
When Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made his inauguration speech earlier this month, he took time to recognize the contributions trappers made in the development of the state. From the Detroit Free Press: “Innovators and entrepreneurs were the leaders in the … [Read More]
Washington, D.C., officials are offering $1,000 for information leading to the conviction of whoever killed an oppossum. Really.