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How the Interior Department Got Swamped 1.12.2019 Mother Jones
This article originally was published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. In October 2017, Ben Cassidy walked away from his lucrative lobbying gig at the National Rifle Association, where he raked in as much as $288,333 per year, for a post at the Department of the Interior. He’d spent nearly […]
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Haulers' beef complicates deer disposal effort 5.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Wildlife managers are scrambling to find a way to move thousands of deer carcasses after the state trash hauler suddenly refused to handle them just days before the opening of rifle season. Officials are getting little sympathy from local trash haulers, who say it’s the state’s own fault.
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Grand Junction couple fined for killing beloved Lake City moose 1.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
A moose killing that rattled the mountain town of Lake City earlier this month was deemed illegal, and two hunters have been fined by the state, Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced Thursday.
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Environmentalists push Minnesota to ban lead bullets, tackle over health concerns 31.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
“We all know that lead is bad for people, it’s bad for wildlife. It’s just not something that should be voluntarily introduced to our environment by hunters and fishermen and others,” the petition author says.
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Chronic wasting fears rise as deer disposal plan unravels 30.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The contractor in charge of emptying special dumpsters in areas where the disease has been found is backing out. State officials worry more hunters will leave bones in the woods where the disease can spread to other deer.
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Gray wolves are protected in Washington. So why does the state keep killing them? 23.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Numbers of endangered gray wolves are increasing in Washington state, but after some have attacked livestock, the Department of Fish & Wildlife has exterminated entire packs, upsetting animal advocates. Gov. Jay Inslee has told officials to kill fewer wolves, a move that upsets ranchers and hunters.

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Officials urge hunters to be careful with campfires due to drought in southern Colorado 22.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
It's mighty dry in southern Colorado, which means hunters, campers and hikers should be careful with campfires.
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Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigating moose killing in Lake City and residents want answers 11.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
A recent moose killing has outraged Lake City residents, prompting calls for increased protections for the area's star attractions. In a town defined by both hunting and wildlife aficionados, the moose's loss has led even outdoorsmen to condemn the actions of the hunters in question.
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Colorado waterfowl hunting looks good for the 2019-2020 season 9.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado hunters can expect good waterfowl hunting opportunities for the season despite drier conditions across the state moving into the fall.
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Lions kill cattle, so people kill lions. Can the cycle end? 8.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Saitoti Petro, a tall, slender 29-year-old, is marching with four other young men who belong to a pastoralist people called the Maasai. Beneath the folds of his thick cloak, he carries a sharpened machete.
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Moose in Boulder County can still be flash point 6.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A September drama at Boulder County's Brainard Lake Recreation Area highlighted the ways in which competing values and agendas relating to the moose population can still lead to conflicts at one of the most prized visitor destinations on the Front Range.
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Fewer young people are taking up hunting, which has hunters worried about the sport’s future 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
"Kids, we're losing them. If Grandpa don't hunt or Dad don't hunt, they ain't hunting."
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A Colorado wildlife refuge will allow hunting and fishing for the first time 11.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado wildlife refuge is one of 77 national wildlife refuges that will now be open to hunting and fishing.
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DNR: New hunting rules aimed at stopping spread of CWD 11.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The new rules are designed to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease in wild deer. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says more hunters in more areas will have to provide a sample of their kill to check for CWD.
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Bird revival: Total pheasant numbers up 10 percent in N.D. 10.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
North Dakota's annual pheasant brood survey released Monday shows that total pheasants are up 10 percent from last year and broods have increased by 17 percent. Neighboring states South Dakota and Minnesota, also known for banner pheasant hunting, each saw 17 percent drops in total pheasants from last year.
Snowstorms, heavy rains, take toll on Minnesota pheasants 5.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Department of Natural Resources' annual roadside survey indicates that Minnesota's pheasant numbers are down 17 percent from 2018.
In time for hunting season, state agencies open more trust lands to sportsmen 3.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
It's official: more of Colorado's state trust lands will open to hunters and anglers starting the first of September.
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It's a mammal. It looks like an artichoke. And China is driving it toward extinction 1.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Instead of protecting confiscated pangolins -- already critically endangered -- a local government body is accused of sending them back to smugglers.

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DNR tweaks Minnesota deer hunt rules to curb chronic wasting 27.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Department of Natural Resources said it plans to expand hunting and bag limits in areas where the disease has been found in wild deer, hoping to reduce the chances of it spreading.
Massive Burmese Python Close to 18 Feet Long Captured by Snake Hunter in Florida 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The reptile was the second largest snake ever removed by a member of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Python Action Team, the agency said.
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