conservation

More Conservation Officers Serving, Hunting Bad Guys

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission welcomed into its ranks 20 new wildlife officers with a sworn duty to enforce boating and conservation laws, and protect the public. Graduation ceremonies took place recently at Campbell University, culminating 20 weeks of rigorous and intensive training for the class of 2013. The new wildlife officers now...

Commission Agenda Includes Wildlife Management

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners has scheduled a public, working group meeting Aug. 12 at the Game Commission’s headquarters in Harrisburg. The meeting is slated to begin at 8 a.m., but will start in closed session. The meeting is expected to open to the public at about 10 a.m. Presentations to the commissioners...

So You Want to be on the Wildlife Commission?

The Governor’s Office is currently accepting applications to serve on the Arizona Game and Fish Commission. Applications must be received or postmarked no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. Applications received or postmarked after the deadline will not be considered. Governor Jan Brewer is seeking members who are well-informed and passionate about...

Deer Managers Fighting the Battle Against CWD

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting Aug. 8 in Gainesville to discuss possible options for minimizing the risk of chronic wasting disease coming into Florida. The meeting is at the Paramount Plaza Hotel, 2900 S.W. 13th Street, Ballroom A/B, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and is open to the public....

Who Wants to Hunt Deer in a State Park?

Applications are available online for Hoosiers wanting to participate in special deer reduction hunts at designated Indiana state parks this fall. The first round of state park deer reduction hunting will be Nov. 18 and 19. The second round will be Dec. 2 and 3. State park deer reductions help maintain and restore unique...

Ken Reeves, right, is the newest AGFC commissioner.

Wildlife Commissioner Gets 6-Year Term

Governor Mike Beebe has named Ken Reeves of Harrison as the newest commissioner of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. “Ken grew up hunting and fishing in the natural beauty of north Arkansas, and has experienced our entire state’s outdoor destinations that need to be both enjoyed and conserved. His lifetime of legal experience...

Deer Talk Now

Deer Talk Now: Summer Tactics for Game Cameras

Mock scrapes, mineral licks and trail cameras are a great combination in summer to get a handle on the deer using your property. Mock scrapes in mid- or late-summer may seem early, but deer are curious and will check them out. Mineral licks may be more effective and useful for surveying, though. Check out...

Wildlife Commission Elects New Leadership

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission unanimously elected a new chairman and vice-chairman during its business meeting July 11 to preside over the governing board of the state regulatory agency. Jim Cogdell, of Norwood and the District 6 commissioner, will serve as chairman. John Litton Clark, of Clinton and a House Speaker Appointee At Large,...

Jeremy Flinn

New Wildlife Management Team Utilizes Traditional, Online Services

Jeremy Flinn, a professional wildlife biologist and regular contributor to Deer & Deer Hunting and Deer & Deer Hunting TV, has teamed with Steve Smolenski to create The Buck Advisors wildlife management service. The Buck Advisors have strategically launched a new era of wildlife management services and products. Grounded in proven science, The Buck...

Carl G. Roe

Game Commission Executive Director to Retire

Carl G. Roe, the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s executive director, has announced his plans to retire in January after more than eight years heading the agency. In making his announcement July 9, Roe said it has been his pleasure to serve Pennsylvania’s hunters and outdoor enthusiasts while working to benefit the state’s wildlife. “Serving with...