Posts Tagged Animals

Tips on public lands hunting

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When it comes to public hunting land, Mississippians have a lot to choose from. National forests, state wildlife management areas, national wildlife refuges and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lands offer free or low-cost hunting opportunities within a short driving distance for many.

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Lake Huron fishery recovers, but anglers skeptical

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — More than a decade after its prized chinook salmon crashed, Lake Huron is fertile fishing territory once more, with fast-growing populations of native species such as walleye and lake trout, biologists say. Now the challenge is convincing anglers to take the bait.

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Audubon pushes Vikings on stadium threat to birds

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Audubon Society of Minnesota is asking the Minnesota Vikings to do more to protect birds from fatal collisions with the massive glass walls of its new stadium.

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George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

Visitors walk past a plaque marking the George Harrison Tree, in Griffith Park on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetles. The pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation and removed last month. (AP Photo)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed — by beetles.

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Alligator season catches on in Mississippi

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Alligator hunting season has become one of the hottest sports in Mississippi.

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