You never know what you’ll see in the wild. Videographer Jay Ellioff caught this red fox mousing on video just down the road from our offices in Iola. It’s spectacular footage of a predator in its element.
Anyone who has trapped or hunted coyotes knows that the canines are some tough animals, but a story out of Nova Scotia, Canada illustrates just how tenacious they can be. The Black Bear Blog on MaineHuntingToday.com has a post on … [Read More]
Looks like Maine is taking its dwindling deer herd problem to heart, starting with coyotes. From Reuters: Maine hunting organizations have been asking for a stronger herd-management plan for some time. Of the state’s 1.2 million residents, some 146,000 are … [Read More]
In Wisconsin, we just went through one of the biggest snowstorms of the winter followed up by some frigid temperatures. Spring seems a long way away. But a glance at my calendar reveals it’s nearly April already and spring has … [Read More]
Fluctuations in prices are partly due to buyers chasing fur on speculation.
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]