Author: Kristen A. Schmitt

South Carolina Man Honored for Rescuing Neighbor from Alligator Attack

South Carolina Man Honored for Rescuing Neighbor from Alligator Attack

Would you jump in to intervene during an alligator attack? Kenneth Brian McCarter did just that back in July 2020, when he rescued his nei [...]
Researchers in Minnesota Are Testing Wildlife for COVID

Researchers in Minnesota Are Testing Wildlife for COVID

On the Grand Portage Reservation in northern Minnesota, researchers are administering COVID tests to bears, moose, deer, and wolves in an [...]
The Largest Wild Turkey Poaching Arrest in History

The Largest Wild Turkey Poaching Arrest in History

Mississippi game wardens recently uncovered what is regarded as the largest wild turkey poaching ring in history. It included three states [...]
DU Season Review: Waterfowl Numbers Down, Drought Lingers

DU Season Review: Waterfowl Numbers Down, Drought Lingers

This week, Ducks Unlimited released its 2021-22 Season in Review, which is an overarching synopsis of the waterfowl season that brings tog [...]
Florida Poacher Sells Nebraska Property to Stay Out of Jail

Florida Poacher Sells Nebraska Property to Stay Out of Jail

Nebraska game wardens followed the path of cracked corn all the way to Florida during a lengthy investigation that ended with an unprecede [...]
Avian Flu Continues to Spread Beyond Southeastern U.S.

Avian Flu Continues to Spread Beyond Southeastern U.S.

Avian flu is on the rise across the southeastern U.S. The highly contagious disease has already killed hundreds of wild birds along the At [...]
Melting Glaciers Reveal Ancient Arrows and Hunting Blinds

Melting Glaciers Reveal Ancient Arrows and Hunting Blinds

With crampons strapped to their feet and ice axes in hand, a team of glacial archeologists have slowly been excavating melting glaciers ac [...]
Virginia Will Finally Allow Sunday Hunting on Public Land

Virginia Will Finally Allow Sunday Hunting on Public Land

Yes, Virginia, you will finally be able to hunt on Sundays—on both private and public land. Thanks to the passage of SB 8, which permits h [...]
A New Study Aims to Solve Eastern Mallard Decline

A New Study Aims to Solve Eastern Mallard Decline

This winter, about 300 Atlantic Flyway hen mallards will migrate north with a Global System for Mobile communication (GSM) transmitter aff [...]
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