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Moorhead seeks to thwart turkey takeover 10.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Moorhead officials are developing a plan to manage a growing population of urban turkeys. A public meeting this week drew about 70 people — many with tales of turkey conflict.
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Wolves likely living in northwest Colorado, state wildlife officials say 8.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials announced on Wednesday that they've found evidence of wolves living in northwestern Colorado, news that comes days after state election officials placed a measure to re-introduce wolves on this year's ballot.
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Colorado hunting, fishing licenses bring in 20% more revenue, plus more key 2019 numbers 6.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
Hunters had less than a 1% chance of getting a big game license in fiscal year 2018-2019.
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Texas man pleads guilty to illegally hunting trophy elk in Conifer, Evergreen backyards 21.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A 50-year-old Texas man pleaded guilty this month to sneaking into Evergreen and Conifer residents' backyards to illegally hunt elk and deer, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said in a news release.
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One ranch, 26 wolves killed: Fight over endangered predators divides ranchers and conservationists 18.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

Wolf advocates accuse Diamond M Ranch of exposing its cows to attacks as they graze. The rancher denies goading wolves, but opposes the species' recovery.

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U.S. wildlife officials agree to grizzly bear review after lawsuit 10.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. wildlife officials will review whether more protections are needed for grizzly bears in the Lower 48 states after animal advocates sued the government in a bid to restore the animals to more areas, according to court documents filed Monday.
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Big money is building a new kind of national park to protect Montana's prairie 9.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In Montana, a former Silicon Valley entrepreneur wants to create a massive, privately funded public park. Some ranchers oppose the American Prairie Reserve and say they can better conserve the land.
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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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