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Want To Be A Game Warden?

The Missouri Department of Conservation is accepting applications for its next class of conservation agent trainees. MDC’s Protection Division will select a handful of candidates from hundreds of applicants. The 10-member training class is scheduled to begin March 1, 2014. Selected candidates will then undergo 26 weeks of intense training in all facets of...

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New Bowhunter Education Course Is Online

A new online bowhunter education course is designed to help Nevada bowhunters improve their skills. Bowhunter-ed.com/nevada, which is an official course of the National Bowhunter Education Foundation, teaches bow shooting basics, different methods of bowhunting, and shot placement and recovery techniques. “Offering bowhunter education online makes a lot of sense because we have a...

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Louisiana’s Top Game Warden Retiring

After more than 43 years of service to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division, Col. Winton Vidrine, 69, of Washington, has announced his retirement and will be leaving the department effective June 7, 2013. In January of 1970, Vidrine was hired as an LDWF Enforcement Division agent. Vidrine reached the...

Four Pinched For Poaching After Road Trip

Four Louisiana men were found guilty of poaching Iowa deer from a case that started when someone made a call to the Turn in Poachers hotline. The investigation began in late November 2011 when the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Department received a TIP call from a concerned citizen about the activities of these men....

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Massive Investigation Yields Arrests Of Poachers, Including One Who Shot Record Non-Typical Buck

Three individuals arrested in 2011 have entered guilty pleas following an extensive, multi-state investigation in two countries in an Illinois deer poaching case. The last of the cases concluded recently when Christopher G. Kiernan, of Minooka, Ill., pleaded guilty to charges related to illegally taking three antlered deer, including a 36-point non-typical buck valued...

Can You Get Hunter Education Courses Online?

Hunters who need to complete a Vermont hunter safety course before getting their hunting license now can get started on their official training at hunter-ed.com/vermont. “The Vermont hunter safety course is approved by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department and contains the same material that’s taught in the classroom,” said Kurt Kalkomey, president of...

New Hampshire Offering OHRV Safety Classes

Summer is almost here and Off Highway Recreational Vehicle (OHRV) education classes are underway throughout New Hampshire. To operate an OHRV in New Hampshire, any person age 12 or older must have either a valid Motor Vehicle Driver’s License or have successfully completed an approved Off-Highway Recreational Vehicle Safety Education class taught by volunteer...

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Poacher Sought For Killing Cow Elk

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking the public’s assistance in finding the individual or individuals responsible for illegally killing a cow elk in a poaching incident in northern Arizona. The poaching may have occurred during the weekend of March 16. Evidence discovered at the scene indicates that the elk was shot twice,...