New Episode Alert: Giant Velvet Mule Deer

New Episode Alert ON THIS WEEK’S EPISODE Troy Spolum battles the heat and terrain in an attempt to harvest his first velvet mule deer buck. Dan Richardson & Mike Fitzgerald share their hit list bucks and take us inside their bowhunting strategy for the upcoming season. WATCH NOW Troy Spolum seals the deal on a great velvet mule deer. Dan Richardson gives us some updates on the bucks he is chasing. Mike Fitzgerald shows us some great trail camera photos. WATCH US ANY TIME ON ANY DEVICE! Hunting Network, LLC, 11964 Oak Creek Parkway, Huntley, IL 60142 Continue reading New Episode Alert: Giant Velvet Mule Deer

Project FeederWatch Starts Soon

September 15, 2017 Dear Friend of the Lab,   Thank you for your support of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. We want to let you know that the FeederWatch season is around the corner! If you love watching backyard birds, Project FeederWatch helps you learn more about them and turns your observations into scientific discoveries. Sign up now to get your research kit and receive a special gift to help you identify some of our favorite visitors: hummingbirds.   Join Project FeederWatch by September 26 and we will send you a gorgeous hummingbird poster as a thank you. The life-like … Continue reading Project FeederWatch Starts Soon

Delta Waterfowl Press Release – September 15, 2017

Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. For immediate release September 15, 2017 Delta Waterfowl Applauds Secretary Zinke’s Historic Action on Behalf of Ducks and Duck Hunters U.S. Department of the Interior pledges to invest in conservation and predator management on the breeding grounds to increase duck production   BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA — Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed an historic Secretarial Order today that commits to the continued work of conserving wetland and upland nesting habitat through conservation easements, while also advancing predator management as a tool to increase duck production. The Order was … Continue reading Delta Waterfowl Press Release – September 15, 2017

eBird News: September 2017

In this issue: eBird annual taxonomy update Bird behavior during the eclipse eBird Mobile trips & tricks: using the app offline eBird data used to enact dynamic conservation of waterbirds eBirder of the Month: 15+ eligible lists with ‘Flyover’ code Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. A monthly newsletter from Team eBird at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology eBird annual taxonomy update Every year the eBird taxonomy gets updated to reflect the most current understanding of the evolutionary relationships between birds. This includes newly discovered species, ‘splits’ of one species into two or more, ‘lumps’ … Continue reading eBird News: September 2017

BHA Launches ‘Public Lands Month’ to Celebrate Great Places to Hunt and Fish

News for Immediate Release Sept. 1, 2017 Contact: Katie McKalip, 406-240-9262, mckalip@backcountryhunters.org BHA Launches ‘Public Lands Month’ to Celebrate Great Places to Hunt and Fish National Public Lands Day is Sept. 30; as hunting seasons begin across the country BHA stands strong in support of American public lands and waters MISSOULA, Mont. – In anticipation of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 30, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers today is kicking off a monthlong celebration of these iconic American lands and waters – and sending an uncompromising message from sportsmen and women regarding the importance of our public lands hunting and fishing … Continue reading BHA Launches ‘Public Lands Month’ to Celebrate Great Places to Hunt and Fish

An Essential Planning Checklist for the Well-Prepared Hunter

An Essential Planning Checklist for the Well-Prepared Hunter An estimated 14 million adults and youth hunt each year, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Hunters — typically hunting deer, upland game birds, turkey and waterfowl — also contribute significantly to the economy, as they spend upward of $22 billion each year on supplies and equipment, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. If you’ve recently joined this 14 million in your love for hunting, you’ll soon learn that good preparation (including buying all those new supplies and equipment) can make or break a trip. Here’s a checklist … Continue reading An Essential Planning Checklist for the Well-Prepared Hunter

Lake Michigan and Green Bay Fishing Report Update

Featured DNR Subscriptions Please visit – http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Fishing/lakemichigan/OutdoorReport.html to view the latest reports. Subscribe now for only $8.97.   Order your Endangered Resources license plate today!.     Outdoor Report: Current fishing activities, wildlife observations, and state park events updated every Thursday. Manage Your DNR Subscriptions: Add new subscriptions, delete subscriptions, and manage your profile. If you have questions or problems with the subscription service, please contact subscriberhelp.govdelivery.com. Other inquiries can be directed to the DNR. This email was sent to gengberg@chorus.net using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf of: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources · 101 S. Webster Street · Madison, WI … Continue reading Lake Michigan and Green Bay Fishing Report Update

CONSERVATION: The War on Feral Hogs

FEATURE   FLIR’s thermal imaging handhelds and weapon sights allow for superior target identification out to several hundred yards. Thermal excels in total darkness, but is equally competent throughout the full range of possible lighting conditions. Photo courtesy of gridironoutdoors.com.       Retired U.S. Army Marksman and Olympic Gold Medalist Leads Veterans to Battle in the War on Feral Swine   By Brent T. Wheat   Unless you’re prepared to have several cherished opinions quickly punctured, don’t ask Rod Pinkston about feral hog control. Your assumptions are at risk because the man who literally wrote the book on hog control … Continue reading CONSERVATION: The War on Feral Hogs

The Public Lands Fight is Changing

Featured News       It’s Time to Do More Than Just “Keep It Public” Public land transfer is bad news on its face—it has always been easy for sportsmen to recognize that and say ‘no way.’ However, new attacks on how our public lands are managed are sneaky and lower profile, cloaked in confusing policy, yet every bit as dangerous. If we only rally around keeping it public, we’re going to lose these other fights. READ MORE From the Blog   The Farm Bill Debate is Heating Up at a Unique Moment for Rural America Right now, rural America is in the … Continue reading The Public Lands Fight is Changing

Outdoor Report for August 31, 2017

  Outdoor Report for August 31, 2017 (View in browser) Morning dove and early teal and goose seasons open Sept. 1; king salmon starting to stage for fall run  The weather is shaping up to look very nice for the upcoming Labor Day weekend, with most parks and forests reporting that reservable campsites are booked. People looking for last minute end of summer vacation weekend camping who don’t have a reservation should consider camping at the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest. The forest has non-reservable sites at rustic campgrounds that will be open this weekend. Anglers continue to report productive walleye … Continue reading Outdoor Report for August 31, 2017