Oregon drivers can buy vouchers for wildlife license plate
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon car owners could have the option of a new license plate if an Oregon Wildlife Foundation design is approved.
The Statesman Journal reports the foundation began a...
University developing faster test for fatal deer disease
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As Minnesota's archery deer season gets underway, hunters in the state's hot zones for chronic wasting disease still have to wait days to find out if their venison is safe...
No ‘Stranglehold:’ Let hunters bait deer, says Ted Nugent
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Ted Nugent, the rocker and avid hunter, is speaking out in support of legislation that would reverse a ban on deer and elk baiting in Michigan.
UAF reindeer herd moves to Delta for increased meat market
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — All but two of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Experiment Farm reindeer herd have moved to Delta amid budget cuts and program changes.
Minnesota confirms outbreak of deadly deer disease
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A deadly deer virus has been confirmed in a group of whitetails in central Minnesota.
Epizootic hemorrhagic disease, known as EHD, isn't contagious but can sharply reduce...
Maine seasons for bear, deer in swing; moose, turkey soon
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's fall hunting seasons will soon get into high gear, and the state's seasons for deer and bear are already in swing.
Maine deer season gets started for archers in some areas
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's deer hunt is getting started with a special archery season in designated areas.
The state's "expanded archery" season starts Saturday. The season runs through...
Maryland deer archery season opens Friday
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Bowhunters can now search for deer in Maryland.
The archery hunting season for white-tailed and sika deer opened Friday.
Maine deer lottery this week is not just about a few bucks
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's deer hunters will learn this week if they've been selected for a permit that allows them greater ability to hunt the animals.
The Latest: Sportsmen want better CWD education from DNR
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on chronic wasting disease in Wisconsin (all times local):
An influential group of sportsmen says the state Department of Natural Resources...
Vermont reminds hunters of deer carcass import restrictions
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding hunters who travel outside the state about restrictions on the importation of deer and elk carcasses.
Island residents protest plan to have archers kill 20 deer
NEW CASTLE, N.H. (AP) — Some New Hampshire residents are protesting a plan to recruit archers to kill as many as 20 deer on New Castle Island.
Disease killing hundreds of deer in south-central Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a virus has killed hundreds of deer in south-central Iowa.
The Iowa Natural Resources Department says the outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease is...
Agency moves to curb chronic wasting among Minnesota’s deer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota is taking a three-pronged approach to curbing the spread of a fatal brain disease among the state's estimated 1 million wild deer, the state Department of Natural...
Utah city outlaws feeding wild deer, elk or moose
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — A city in Utah has banned residents from feeding wild deer, elk or moose.
The Pleasant Grove City Council enacted the ordinance Tuesday as part of an effort aimed...
Deer virus confirmed in 1 Kentucky county
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources says a deadly virus has been found in a white-tailed deer in the state.
Deadly virus detected in West Virginia white-tailed deer
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a deadly virus has been detected in white-tailed deer in southern West Virginia.
The state Division of Natural Resources says in a news...
- The Washington TimesTed Nugent says new Michigan hunting rules will trigger 'widespread civil disobedience'September 18, 2019
- The Spokesman-ReviewWhere to go, what to hunt: Eastern Washington’s 2019 prospectsSeptember 12, 2019
- The Spokesman-ReviewFawns abound, but if you want them to grow up, leave them aloneJune 30, 2019
- Winona Daily NewsDNR announces appointments to its statewide deer advisory committeeJune 18, 2019
- The SunWildlife Survey Provides N.H. Hunting DataJune 14, 2019
Study shows larger habitat disruption by energy development
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A study indicates that disruptions caused by oil and gas development on Wyoming habitat where mule deer forage can expand beyond the immediate perimeters of a well...
Wildfire near Prescott will affect some deer and bear hunts
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Game and Fish Department officials say a wildfire will affect some deer and bear hunts in Prescott National Forest.
Game commission recommends deer feeding ban
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A committee of Pennsylvania Game Commission staff has recommended a statewide ban on feeding white-tailed deer.
The agency biologists say that banning artificial...
SC community ready to shoot staggering deer population
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina neighborhood says they're ready to pull the reins on the abundance of deer running wild in their development.
Arizona Game and Fish hope to stave off elk and deer disease
PINETOP, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona wildlife managers are taking preventive measures against a disease that can kill deer, elk and other animals.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department says Chronic...
Government suggests taking Key deer off endangered list
MIAMI (AP) — The federal government is proposing to strip the tiny Key deer of its endangered species status despite what environmentalists say are continuing threats to the animal due to...
Deadline for Maine’s deer hunters to apply for permits
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's window for deer hunters to apply for a permit is closing this week.
The state uses "any deer" permits to allow hunters to harvest a deer of either sex. The...
Wyoming man pleads guilty, enters deal in deer poaching case
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man has entered a plea agreement in connection with deer poaching.
The Sheridan Press reports Gregg Lambdin was charged in February with 11 counts of wanton...
Cedar Rapids preparing again for urban deer hunt
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The eastern Iowa city of Cedar Rapids is preparing for its annual Urban Deer Hunt, which allows some deer hunting inside city limits.
Proposed ban on feeding wildlife irks some in Pennsylvania
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — Gary Livingston has one thing to say to the Pennsylvania Game Commission about its proposal to ban big game feeding: Try and stop me.
Orphaned deer fawn finds home with wildlife park in Williams
PHOENIX (AP) — A deer fawn whose mother was hit by a car in Safford has found a home in a wildlife park.
Arizona Game and Fish Department officials said Friday the 3-week-old fawn has been...
Vermont deer hunting rules under consideration
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont legislative panel plans to weigh in on pivotal changes to the state's deer hunting rules.
Vermont Public Radio reports the Legislative Committee on...
Montana to offer 600 deer licenses for special hunt
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials are planning to offer 600 special licenses to hunt deer in an effort to test for chronic wasting disease and contain its spread.
Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials
Rapid City Journal, Aug. 4
In-city bow hunting for deer worth shot
Rapid City's urban deer program began a quarter century ago despite concerns about stray bullets and over the...
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man has been sentenced to six months in jail and had his hunting privileges taken away for 20 years for shooting four buck mule deer, taking their antlers and...
Colorado Editorial Roundup
The Daily Sentinel, July 30, on chronic wasting disease in Colorado:
Colorado Parks and Wildlife has a plan to stem the spread of chronic wasting disease.
CONNOQUENESSING, Pa. (AP) — State police say a deer struck by a car in western Pennsylvania went airborne and through the windshield of an SUV, killing an Ohio man driving the SUV.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A controlled deer hunt will be held at West Virginia's Green Bank Observatory this fall.
The Division of Natural Resources says in a news release the hunt for...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has approved spending $1.25 million to help pay for two wildlife underpasses along U.S. Highway 189 in western Wyoming to reduce the...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Midwest wildlife officials gathered Wednesday to discuss how they might better combat chronic wasting disease, which has been spreading through the region's deer herds with no...
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is accepting applications for controlled deer hunts at six state parks.
DNR working on tech to pinpoint CWD sample origins
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wildlife officials are working on technology to help pinpoint where hunters killed deer they turn for testing for chronic wasting disease tests.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State regulators are continuing a ban on baiting and feeding deer in Michigan's Lower Peninsula in an effort to prevent spread of chronic wasting disease.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Provo Municipal Council will move to only using lethal methods of controlling the urban deer population.
The Daily Herald reports that the city will now use either...
FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A new proposal would ban transporting deer and elk carcasses in some parts of South Dakota to help slow the spread of chronic wasting disease.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In a story July 8 about chronic wasting disease, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Department of Natural Resources had recommended hunters in western...
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers:
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. July 9, 2019.
Soon enough, Bambi and extended family might not have it as good, at least in...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials say three more deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in northwestern Montana.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana has modified its ban on urine-scented lures used to attract deer, legalizing those that are certified free of the malformed protein that causes chronic wasting disease...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Twenty mule deer near Flagstaff have been outfitted with collars to study their movement.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department captured and collared the deer last...