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As urban sprawl continues in suburban areas across the United States, bringing houses and roadways into what was previously healthy habitat for wildlife, nuisance deer problems will continue to occur.

In most cases, what has continually proven to be the best means of controlling these issues is the urban hunt.Urban Hunts The Solution

Urban Hunts The Solution

As urban sprawl continues in suburban areas across the United States, bringing houses and

Steve Rogers

Maybe the door of a cabin along some remote bay on Kodiak Island, where 1,000-pound bears are expected to roam, but certainly not the door of a home in an Anchorage suburb.Unusual hunting ground even for Alaska: Man shoots grizzly from home

Unusual hunting ground even for Alaska: Man shoots grizzly from home

Maybe the door of a cabin along some remote bay on Kodiak Island, where 1,000-pound bears are

Craig Medred, McClatchy Newspapers

An African lioness, head erect, belly on the ground, appears to give you a glance as you walk into this big conference room at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center. But the big cat can't hold your eyes more than a moment. This place appears alive with wildlife. The key word is appears. This was the site of National Taxidermists Association's 41st annual convention, which features some of the finest taxidermy in the U.S.Unreal Wildlife

Unreal Wildlife

An African lioness, head erect, belly on the ground, appears to give you a glance as you walk

Steve Wright, Outdoorchannel.com

The Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012 (H.R. 4089) was passed with a strong bipartisan vote of 274 to 146 in the House of Representatives. Sponsored by the leaders of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC), the bill hit the House floor after being reported out of the House Committee on Natural Resources in late February.Unprecedented Pro-sportsmen Legislation Passed

Unprecedented Pro-sportsmen Legislation Passed

The Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012 (H.R. 4089) was passed with a strong bipartisan vote of

Nuisance Wildlife Control Officers help outdoor enthusiasts when uninvited critters move in and take up residence. These personnel take wildlife causing damage and threaten public health and safety.Uninvited Critters Become Nuisance

Uninvited Critters Become Nuisance

Nuisance Wildlife Control Officers help outdoor enthusiasts when uninvited critters move in

Art Lander Jr., Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources

Any deer hunter who has harvested a buck during the rut is familiar with the unmistakable odor emanating from his tarsal glands.  While other glands play important roles in whitetail communication, none is more important than the tarsal.  In many respects, this gland functions as a deer's personal signature – its unique identification card.Understanding a Buck's Personal Signature - the Tarsal Gland

Understanding a Buck's Personal Signature - the Tarsal Gland

Any deer hunter who has harvested a buck during the rut is familiar with the unmistakable odor

Brian Murphy and Dr. Karl V. Miller

Effective Sept. 1, qualified individuals can pay to take depredating feral hogs or coyotes from a helicopter under rules adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission.TX: Revisions to Aerial Management of Feral Hogs and Coyotes

TX: Revisions to Aerial Management of Feral Hogs and Coyotes

Effective Sept. 1, qualified individuals can pay to take depredating feral hogs or coyotes

by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Hunters who need to take the mandatory hunter education course are urged to start looking for courses in their area now as classes are expected to fill up quickly leading up to dove season Sept. 1.TX: Hunter Education Courses Available Before Dove Opener

TX: Hunter Education Courses Available Before Dove Opener

Hunters who need to take the mandatory hunter education course are urged to start looking for

by Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife

Dry conditions don't necessarily equate to bad dove hunting. An extended drought across much of Texas could be beneficial for dove hunters as birds will have to rely upon limited resources.TX: Dry Conditions Could Boost Dove Hunting Prospects

TX: Dry Conditions Could Boost Dove Hunting Prospects

Dry conditions don't necessarily equate to bad dove hunting. An extended drought across much

by Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife

The U.S. Congress passed legislation to remove certain populations of gray wolves from the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and return management of fully recovered wolf populations back to state wildlife managers.U.S. Congress Passes Historic Wolf Legislation

U.S. Congress Passes Historic Wolf Legislation

The U.S. Congress passed legislation to remove certain populations of gray wolves from the

Two people have been cited by Vermont State Game Wardens on several charges involving taking bears, including a sow and cubs, illegally. Jail time, fines, and a permanent ban from hunting could follow.Two People Cited For Poaching Bears in Vermont

Two People Cited For Poaching Bears in Vermont

Two people have been cited by Vermont State Game Wardens on several charges involving taking

Take up the sport of wild turkey hunting, and you'll soon be humbled by a bird with a brain the size of a walnut.  A small walnut.Turkeys I Have Known — Including Myself

Turkeys I Have Known — Including Myself

Take up the sport of wild turkey hunting, and you'll soon be humbled by a bird with a brain

W. H. “Chip” Gross

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