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First Wild Whoopers of 2015 Hatch in Wisconsin 5-23-2015

NECEDAH, WI – The first wild whooping crane chicks have hatched in Wisconsin and are lifting hopes that a record number of Wisconsin nests may yield more chicks this year and increase the chances they’ll survive and eventually help build a self-sustaining population of endangered whooping cranes in eastern North America. A chick hatched on […]

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Report: More Than 30,000 Wind Turbines Installed in Sensitive Bird Habitat 5-23-2015

New research shows that 24,000 wind turbines exist in or are planned for the migration corridor of the Whooping Crane, one of the nation’s rarest and most spectacular birds. This Google Earth image shows the federally-identified migration corridor for the Endangered Whooping Crane in red, along with existing and planned wind developments in the corridor. […]

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Posted in Birds, Birdwatching, Conservation, Going Green, Habitat, Kids & Conservation, Legislation in other States, Other states Programs, Outdoor and DNR Legislation, Photos, Tips, Websites0 Comments

Iowa Peregrine Falcon Recovery Takes a Big Step    5-23-2015

Iowa Peregrine Falcon Recovery Takes a Big Step 5-23-2015

  It’s a big year for peregrine falcons on the Mississippi River with additional nesting pairs being reported at Bellevue, Dubuque, Clinton, Muscatine and Keokuk. Having five additional pairs show up in one year hasn’t happened before. “Getting these birds on the river was really the key to bringing them back,” said Pat Schlarbaum, wildlife […]

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Bobwhite Chicks Reported Before Oklahoma Flooding, Hail  5-23-2015

Bobwhite Chicks Reported Before Oklahoma Flooding, Hail 5-23-2015

Northern Bobwhite. (Photo by cuatrok77/CC-BY2.0) Landowners reported seeing some early broods of bobwhite quail chicks in western Oklahoma during the first week of May, according to biologists with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. But recent consecutive days of stormy weather, hail and flash flooding across parts of southern Oklahoma could prove to be a […]

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Volunteers: Help Monitor Canadian Loons and Lake Health   5-23-2015

Volunteers: Help Monitor Canadian Loons and Lake Health 5-23-2015

Common Loon Photo: Dave Gignac Common Loons are returning to their territories on inland lakes. Do you spend at least one day a month in summer (June-August) on a Canadian lake where loons breed? If so, you could help monitor loons and lake health for Bird Studies Canada’s Canadian Lakes Loon Survey. For three decades, […]

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NSSF’s Where To Shoot App Helps You Locate Ranges  5-23-2015

NSSF’s Where To Shoot App Helps You Locate Ranges 5-23-2015

  nssf.org   To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release   May 20, 2015       NSSF’s Where To Shoot App Helps You Locate Ranges   NEWTOWN, Conn. – More shooting ranges exist in your area than you probably realize. Search for them and find what they have to offer with the popular Where To […]

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Whitetails Unlimited Provides $75,000 in NASP Grants   5-23-2015

Whitetails Unlimited Provides $75,000 in NASP Grants 5-23-2015

During the past fiscal year Whitetails Unlimited provided more than $75,000 in grant funding to school systems for the National Archery in the Schools Program. In addition, WTU became a scholarship sponsor for the NASP National 3-D Tournament held in Louisville, Kentucky, earlier this month. Whitetails Unlimited has been a steadfast supporter of NASP over […]

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Posted in Archery, Chidren's Events, Conservation, Equipment, Gear, Kids & Conservation, New Products, Other states Programs, Shooting Sports, Tactic, Tips and Techniques, Websites, Whitetail's Unlimited, Youth Programs0 Comments

Rifles and Shotguns for Lefties – This Week on GUNTALK® Radio 5-23-2015

Mandeville, LA – It’s rifles and shotguns for left-handed shooters, a North Carolina gun rights group’s fight with a billionaire, and more, this week on Tom Gresham’s GUNTALK® Radio, the original nationally-syndicated radio talk show about guns and the shooting sports. Beretta’s Rafe Bennett, VP Product Marketing, and Kari Cook, Rifle & Ammunition Product Manager, […]

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Defend and Carry Launches Website  5-22-2015

Defend and Carry Launches Website 5-22-2015

Defend and Carry, the latest source for news and reviews from the world of concealed carry and defensive firearm use, has officially launched its defend andcarry.com website on May 15, 2015. This innovative site offers a variety of gun-related topics, news stories, and includes original videos and opinion articles that are sure to interest gun […]

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Northwoods Wisconsin Fishing/Hunting/Outdoor Report/Calendar of Events. May 22, 201515

As of May 23, 2015. Outdoor, Fishing, and Hunting Reports (and weekly calendars) for: * Eagle River, Wisconsin; * Central Wisconsin Lakes AND the Wisconsin River in Wisconsin’s Marathon and Lincoln Counties (near Mosinee and Wausau). *As of May 25, 2015: THIS WEEK’S HEADLINE: *   Musky opener is a success – -action good to excellent, […]

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