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

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

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

Birding Report: Migration is On!

Nighthawks and warblers inundating the state                                                 Home    Donate    Contact Look now for flocks of common nighthawks foraging for insects in flight as they migrate south near dawn and dusk. Photo by Beverly Engstrom.   Nighthawks and warblers and crossbills,  oh my! Migration is on! This week saw the first flights of common nighthawks statewide. Look for these aerial insectivores darting across the evening sky over the next two weeks as they head for wintering areas in South America.   Warblers, a favorite bird group of many, also inundated the state, reaching even southernmost areas by Wednesday morning. Ten to … Continue reading Birding Report: Migration is On!

Save 30% On Irish Setter Boots

Save 30% On Irish Setter Boots SAVE 30% ON IRISH SETTER BOOTS EXCLUSIVE OFFER FOR PHEASANTS FOREVER & QUAIL FOREVER MEMBERS As the official upland hunting boot of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, Irish Setter is proud to help in the conservation of lands, wildlife, and hunting traditions for generations to come. As our way of thanking members for doing their part in this important work, we’d like to extend a SPECIAL LIMITED TIME OFFER OF 30% OFF ANY IRISH SETTER BOOTS. OFFER IS VALID AUG. 29 – OCT. 15. CLICK HERE Pheasants Forever is dedicated to the conservation of … Continue reading Save 30% On Irish Setter Boots

Lake Michigan and Green Bay Fishing Report Update

The Lake Michigan and Green Bay Outdoor Fishing Report has been updated with current fishing information. Please visit – to view the latest reports. Subscribe now for only $8.97.     Order your Endangered Resources license plate today!.     Featured DNR Subscriptions 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 Other inquiries can be directed to the DNR. Continue reading Lake Michigan and Green Bay Fishing Report Update

DNR Weekly News Update, August 29, 2017

Trouble viewing this email? Click here August 29, 2017 Sept. 16 marks opening of archery and crossbow deer hunting seasons MADISON – Increased deer observations following another mild winter have hunters and state wildlife officials alike excited for fall hunting seasons – the 2017 archery and crossbow deer seasons run concurrently statewide from Sept. 16 to Jan. 7, 2018.   Online tools show hunters where baiting and feeding is banned MADISON – Before taking part in upcoming hunting seasons or placing feed for wildlife, hunters and wildlife watchers should be sure to check which counties currently prohibit wildlife baiting and … Continue reading DNR Weekly News Update, August 29, 2017

Please Excuse Me For Not Posting the Last Few Weeks 8-29-2017

I’d like to apologize to all my readers. I’ve had some severe medical problems and have not been able to work much on the website. I should be back and running regularly very soon. Please come back and I’ll try try to give you some of all the best activities happening in the great outdoors.I don’t just give information on hunting and fishing info and tips, I try to cover all the outdoors.  Sincerely, Gary A. Engberg Continue reading Please Excuse Me For Not Posting the Last Few Weeks 8-29-2017

Take Me Hunting

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here to view in your browser. | Send to a friend You are receiving this message as a supporter of Pheasants Forever. South Dakota Tourism is a national sponsor of Pheasants Forever’s wildlife conservation mission. Pheasants Forever is dedicated to the conservation of pheasants, quail and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public awareness, education and land management policies and programs. Pheasants Forever Inc., 1783 Buerkle Circle, St. Paul, MN 55110 Continue reading Take Me Hunting

Youth Pollinator Habitat Program Celebrates Annual Achievements

Wednesday June 28, 2017   |             In 2016, more than 8,000 PF/QF participants planted 209 acres of pollinator habitat St. Paul, Minn. – June 21, 2017 –Coinciding with National Pollinator Week on June 19 – 25, Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever is celebrating its 2016 efforts to support diverse wildlife habitat for the future of pollinators and upland gamebirds. The organization’s signature Youth Pollinator Habitat Program engaged more than 8,000 participants last year to establish 209 acres of pollinator habitat throughout pheasant and quail ranges in the United States. “The Youth Pollinator Habitat Program … Continue reading Youth Pollinator Habitat Program Celebrates Annual Achievements