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Mange Appears More Prevalent In Md. Black Bears

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Maryland wildlife managers are reporting an increase in mange, a skin disease caused by parasitic mites, among Maryland black bears.

The Cumberland Times-News reported Tuesday that the Department of Natural Resources has found the disease in six bears killed by vehicles or euthanized by the agency this year. 75 more words


Dayton To Convene Minnesota Pheasant Summit

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Lifelong pheasant hunter Gov. Mark Dayton plans to convene Minnesota’s first-ever Pheasant Summit later this year to discuss ways to grow the state’s pheasant population. 121 more words


Minnesota Waterfowl Season Opens Saturday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With duck hunters anxiously preparing for Saturday’s waterfowl opener in Minnesota, the Department of Natural Resources is reminding everyone to think safety on the water. 120 more words


DNR Rules Against Minnesota Bear Researcher

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources has affirmed its decision to deny a permit to for putting radio collars on black bears to a Minnesota researcher who has gained international attention for his work. 499 more words


Looking for that perfect autumn "snap:" Wisconsin DNR launches fall photo contest

MADISON (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is launching a fall photo contest.

The agency is looking for fall photos taken on state properties such as parks, forests, trails and recreation areas for its “Fall in Love with Wisconsin State Parks” contest. 78 more words


Industry to Seek Changes in 'Fracking' Rules

CHICAGO (AP) - Supporters of high-volume oil and gas extraction said Wednesday that they’ll seek dozens of changes in proposed rules to govern the practice in Illinois that appear to violate a hard-won compromise between industry and environmentalists. 299 more words


Bill Evans' Town Council Update for September 9th

At the regular meeting of Sackville Town Council last night, September 8th, Council approved a bid for the lease, repair, and eventual sale of the former Department of Natural Resources building on Milton Lane to Wards Hydraulics, inc. 221 more words