Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Recent Outdoor Articles

Wildlife director prefers hunters cull elk herd

March 10, 2007

DENVER (AP) -- Colorado's top wildlife officer would rather not see the burgeoning elk herd in Rocky Mountain National Park thinned by park employees hunting at night with rifles and silencers.

Read more here: Washington Times Article

Biologists work to confirm sighting of wolf

The Associated Press

TROY, Ore. - Biologists have not confirmed that any wolves live an Oregon, but one might have been spotted this winter in Eastern Oregon.

Read more here: The Olympian

Bear hunt battle ready to resume!

Sunday, March 11, 2007

New Jersey's black bears will soon awaken from their winter slumber, and many of them will head for the nearest trash can.

With spring also comes the reawakening of two foes on the issue of controlling nuisance bears: the state Department of Environmental Protection and the state Fish and Game Council. They remain bitterly divided over whether a hunt is necessary to reduce the estimated 3,200 bruins living in the state -- and ready to resume years of battling over the issue.

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