2022-23 North Carolina Wildlife Photo Contest Announcement

2022-23 North Carolina Wildlife Photo Contest Announcement

RALEIGH, NC (October 4, 2022)–The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is now accepting registrations for its 18e annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo contest. The competition is open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages, excluding Wildlife Commission employees, and their immediate family (children, siblings and spouses). Entries will be accepted now until January … Read more

Utah launches drone law enforcement team to protect wildlife

Utah launches drone law enforcement team to protect wildlife

This hunting season, Utah wildlife conservation officers plan to search for evidence of poaching and locate illegally killed animals using drones. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) has formed its own drone team that will help the government agency enforce wildlife laws and ensure public safety. Comprised of five conservation officers, the Utah DWR … Read more

Recovery of US wildlife law awaits Senate vote

A black warbler photographed in Dundee, Wisconsin.

Two surveys over the past month point to strong support across political, social and demographic lines for the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, a potentially “game-changing” proposal to provide $1.4 billion a year to conservation efforts. state and tribal wildlife management. The bill passed the House in June but is awaiting action in the Senate. Supporters … Read more

Two categories of oak provide plenty of acorns for wildlife | Outside

Two categories of oak provide plenty of acorns for wildlife |  Outside

JERRY DAVIS for Lee Sports Wisconsin The oak tree, genus Quercus, is bumped, climbed, sat under and fed by many people during hunting, hiking, firewood cutting and photography in the fall. Years ago an author wrote that “the white oak, Quercus alba, is chief among the oaks and most remarkable among the trees”. It is … Read more

Nature, Wildlife Center receives over $12,400

Young nature campers learn to use binoculars.

Nature, Wildlife Center receives over $12,400 SOUTH BASS ISLAND — The Lake Erie Islands Nature and Wildlife Center (LEINWC), located in Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island, has benefited over the past two years from receiving community grants from the Ottawa County Community Foundation (OCCF) totaling $12,475. Grant money has helped improve camp accessibility and geology … Read more

Smart Yard Recipe: Attract Wildlife | Lifestyles

Smart Yard Recipe: Attract Wildlife |  Lifestyles

Plant for wildlife You can create habitat for wildlife by planting a variety of plants of different sizes and flowering/fruiting seasons. To attract specific wildlife groups and species, include plants specific to their needs. Birds. Design planted areas that include canopy cover, small understory trees and shrubs, and grasses or flowers. Let grasses and flowers … Read more