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EHD Confirmed In Wisconsin Deer
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
State wildlife officials have confirmed that tissue samples submitted from deer found dead in Columbia and Rock counties have tested positive for Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, or EHD.
EHD Confirmed in Ohio Deer Herd
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Ohio wildlife and animal health officials have confirmed localized outbreaks of EHD in eight Ohio counties including Ashtabula, Columbiana, Geauga, Holmes, Paulding, Portage, Ross and Summit.
Drought Conditions Affecting Pronghorn
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Due to the severe drought conditions, wildlife managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are warning people that there will be losses to wildlife even with a somewhat mild winter.
EHD Confirmed In New Jersey Deer
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has recently confirmed Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) as the cause of death in a deer in Salem County. Other possible cases have been reported in Cape May, Gloucester and Camden counties.
Minnesota Adds More Acreage To Walk In Access Program
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Hunters heading to southwestern Minnesota will have access to an additional 6,000 acres of hunting land this fall, as the Walk-In Access program grows to more than 15,000 acres, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Illinois Passes Crossbow Bill
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Illinois became the 25th state in the country to allow crossbows in some manner for use in archery hunting seasons with the passage of House Bill 4819.
Nebraska Deer Affected By EHD
Monday, August 20, 2012
Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease continues to kill deer over much of Nebraska, spreading from the Missouri River to as far west as Garden County.
Report Shows Hunter Numbers Are Growing
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the results of a comprehensive national survey of outdoor recreation showing a significant increase in hunters and a double-digit increase in anglers over the past five years.
EHD Confirmed In Michigan Deer
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) has been confirmed as the cause of death in deer recently found in Michigan.
New York Sets Deer Hunting Regulation Changes
Sunday, July 22, 2012
The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has adopted rules affecting deer and bear hunting in New York, to implement certain aspects of the state's Five-Year Deer Management Plan.