Nebraska governor vetoes lion hunt ban bill

Nebraska governor vetoes lion hunt ban bill

Gov. Dave Heineman this morning vetoed a bill that would prohibit mountain lion hunting in Nebraska, saying the Game and Parks Commission is entrusted to manage…

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Texas State Parks Welcoming Spring Blooms

Texas State Parks Welcoming Spring Blooms

Fields of bluebonnets and Indian paintbrush, redbuds aglow with blossoms the color of rose’ wine and desert cacti and yuccas sporting delicate, colorful blooms confirm…

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Hammerhead takes kayaker on 2-hour ride

Hammerhead takes kayaker on 2-hour ride

A Florida Atlantic University student in a kayak got an unexpected two-hour tow from a hammerhead shark, and the 6-minute video he silently took of…

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Fifth Amendment argument prevails in Pa. wildlife case

Fifth Amendment argument prevails in Pa. wildlife case

An unusual Pennsylvania court case has shot holes in a provision in the state wildlife code, which deems it unlawful to refuse to answer or evade questions…

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Seatrout 5-Fish  Bag Limit, Guadalupe River Trout Conservation Rules Adopted

Seatrout 5-Fish Bag Limit, Guadalupe River Trout Conservation Rules Adopted

Expansion into the Texas coastal bend of special harvest regulations on spotted seatrout, and harvest modifications to the state’s only year-round freshwater trout fishery have…

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Drone Use Barred in Boone & Crockett Records

Drone Use Barred in Boone & Crockett Records

Trophies scouted or taken with the assistance of drones/unmanned aerial vehicles are not eligible for entry in Boone and Crockett records, the Club announced on…

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Oil spill response crews in Matagorda ahead of potential impact

Oil spill response crews in Matagorda ahead of potential impact

Equipment and manpower prepositioned to protect sensitive bay system Manpower and equipment are already in place to protect Matagorda Bay from any oil spilled by…

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Search Continues for Wildlife Affected by Weekend Oil Spill

Search Continues for Wildlife Affected by Weekend Oil Spill

Update 1 March 24, 2014 — Update: This is an ongoing event. Information will be updated regularly. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department personnel are continuing to…

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Dude, where's my kennel? More stoned dogs in Colorado

Dude, where’s my kennel? More stoned dogs in Colorado

Who saw this coming? Veterinarians in Colorado are reporting a marked increase in dogs that have ingested edible forms of marijuana, like brownies and cookies. “We…

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Sound sleepers: Juggling hibernating ground squirrels

Sound sleepers: Juggling hibernating ground squirrels

While researching ground squirrels native to the Central and Western U.S., squirrel scientist Hilary Srere discovered the mammal hibernates, almost coma-like, with only one or…

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