Conservation

Conservation

Can Wyoming fix its preference point issue for big game tags?

Big game hunters have another week to share their thoughts on how Wyoming can adjust its preference points system for the distribution of bighorn and moose cards. Wyoming Game & Fish concluded that its current system, which awards 75 percent of available marks to the two species based on application longevity, is effectively broken. The …

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New River Oyster Highway Turned a Dead Zone Into a Fishing Hotspot

The New River Oyster Highway started as an innovative way to clean sea water along North Carolina’s central coast, but it’s turned into a seatrout and redfish fishing hotspot. Located just south of the storied Outer Banks region, the New River had been so horribly polluted that people didn’t fish it or swim in it. …

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Skull Stolen from the Carcass of Famous Colorado Bull

Rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park are trying to get to the bottom of a poaching incident involving a famous bull elk known locally as “Kahuna.” The bull’s carcass was located by wildlife photographers in March, and while the National Park Service still believes that the animal died from natural causes, the agency is now …

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