Category Archives: Fish & Game News

Kansas Department Says Protect Your Hunting Dog From Harmful Algae


For duck hunters and their dogs, wading through mucky water is part of the experience, but one type of “muck” can be especially dangerous for four-legged hunting partners – harmful algae blooms (HAB). A HAB may look like foam, scum or paint floating on the water and be colored blue, bright green, brown or red. This season, if the water appears suspicious or there is decaying algae on the shore, hunters are urged to avoid contact and keep their dogs away. Dogs that swim in or drink water affected by a HAB or eat dried algae along the shore can become seriously ill or die. Continue reading Kansas Department Says Protect Your Hunting Dog From Harmful Algae

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Nominations Sought For New Hampshire Fish And Game Commission Awards


Do you know a person who has made a difference for New Hampshire’s wildlife, fisheries or open land? Why not honor them with a nomination for a New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission Award of Excellence? Nominations are due by December 31. Continue reading Nominations Sought For New Hampshire Fish And Game Commission Awards

Colorado Shooting And Range Development Grant Funds Six Shooting And Archery Ranges


Colorado Parks and Wildlife will award $635,000 to six shooting and archery ranges across Colorado through the agency’s Shooting and Range Development Grant Program (SRDG). The funds will go toward developing new places to shoot and upgrading existing ranges. Continue reading Colorado Shooting And Range Development Grant Funds Six Shooting And Archery Ranges

Game Bird Brood Production Increased, But Levels Still Below Long-Term Mean


Wisconsin Game birds should have been in good condition going into the spring breeding season due to a mild winter this year. That, combined with an early spring green-up, led to better game bird breeding and nesting conditions than previous years. Continue reading Game Bird Brood Production Increased, But Levels Still Below Long-Term Mean