Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Feb. 22-27, 2016, as Bald Eagle Awareness Week in South Dakota.
Deer hunters must become more organized and engaged if they are to maintain their influence among a growing list of competing interests and threats to deer.
An interest in the outdoors and law enforcement at an early age led Dean Olson to his dream job as a conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
With spring approaching, the Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteers throughout the state to assist with its annual frog and toad survey.
Everyone has heard of, and probably participated in, a spelling bee. But did you know there is such a thing as a wing bee?
Since mid-December, a fatal disease outbreak has killed increased numbers of pine siskins, a small songbird that inhabits California’s forested areas.
Ever wonder how pure maple syrup gets from trees to the table?
Q: Now is the time of year when Minnesota residents can contribute to the DNR’s Nongame Wildlife checkoff fund on their tax forms. What is this money used for and how does it help wildlife?
The Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve was one of 186 federal sites selected to receive a 2015 field trip grant from the National Park Foundation (NPF), as part of its Open…..
At their recent board meeting, the Mule Deer Foundation added Andrew McKean, Chad Schearer and Rob Weekes to its board of directors…
Fluctuations in the 2016 annual elk population survey illustrate one of the primary reasons wildlife researchers have begun placing GPS collars on elk in northwestern Minnesota and tracking…..
The El Nino weather pattern responsible for producing relatively mild winters in the Upper Midwest is expected to trigger an earlier-than-usual maple syruping season in Minnesota this year…..
Smokey Bear has spread the U.S. Forest Service’s message of preventing wildfires since 1944, but even Smokey may want to trade his shovel for a matchstick when the goal is promoting wildlife habitat.
Michigan Department of Natural Resources wildlife staff members recently took to the sky in small aircraft to observe and count ducks, geese and swans on southeast Michigan’s waterways.
California’s key wildlife conservation planning tool, the State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP), has received final approval from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).
Minnesota’s moose population remains low despite a slowing population decline during the past five years, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said.
Delta Waterfowl welcomes Tim Cameron as waterfowl programs manager for the Great Lakes Initiative.
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation opened or secured public access to nearly 76,000 acres of elk habitat in 2015.
Representing the fastest successful recovery for any Endangered Species Act (ESA)-listed mammal in the United States, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today announced a proposal…..
The recent Supreme Court decision stopping the Obama EPA’s Clean Power Plan and war on coal in its tracks, at least for the duration of the president’s term, is very much in the news.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds that various trapping and small game seasons are ending soon.
A new research project on free-ranging, wild elk of northwestern Minnesota aims to improve understanding of elk movements and habitat use.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is accepting applications for summer internships until Feb. 26, 2016.
Lighthouse enthusiasts are invited to serve as volunteer lighthouse keepers at the Tawas Point Lighthouse, in Tawas Point State Park, this summer.
The agreement involves the lease of the Game Commission’s oil and gas rights under 5,870 acres of State Game Lands 12 and 36 in Overton and Elkland townships in Bradford and Sullivan counties.
The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) applauds today’s $720 million funding announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Vilsack on the second round of…..
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is offering special bird watching opportunities through its Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Program.
Saving endangered species from extinction takes a lot of work, but you don’t have to do much to help.
Pheasants Forever‘s Honey Bee & Monarch Butterfly Partnership has been selected as one of 84 conservation projects in the nation to receive funding as part of the Regional Conservation…..
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) has determined that the animal seen chasing elk on Mount Jumbo last week was a domestic dog.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and partners across the nation together will direct up to $720 million towards 84 conservation projects…..
Full Moon Hikes are scheduled in February, March and April.
The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comments about agreements that would open some private lands to public hunting in exchange for closing some areas of State Trust land.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources would like to remind them of an opportunity to invest in the future of nongame wildlife.
Sound testing is offered only for 2-stroke machines manufactured after 1980.
After more than a decade of conservation work and advocacy on behalf of sportsmen in the western U.S., the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership has hired several new field staff in the…..
The Bureau of Land Management has taken a major step to improve the management of public lands and waterways that sustain fish, wildlife, hunting and fishing through a proposal that would…..
On Nov. 19, DPS troopers were called to the scene of a non-injury collision involving a commercial vehicle and a golden eagle on Interstate 40 near Seligman.
Participants of BOW will spend a weekend away at Camp Wood YMCA in Elmdale learning anything and everything they want to about the outdoors.
Recognizing the continental importance of the Great Lakes region for waterfowl and waterfowl hunters, Delta Waterfowl is expanding its reach with a major new conservation priority: Delta…..