Posts Tagged Environment and nature

Michigan House OKs measure allowing wolf hunting

This April 18, 2008 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows a gray wolf. On Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, the Michigan House cleared the way for an appointed panel to decide whether to allow continued hunting of the resurgent gray wolf, instead of leaving the matter up to the state's voters. (AP Photo/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gary Kramer, File)

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House cleared the way Wednesday for an appointed panel to decide whether to allow continued hunting of the resurgent gray wolf, instead of leaving the matter up to the state’s voters.

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Macaluso: Snapper issue won’t go away

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — This continuous squabble over red snapper is the most confusing, contentious and confounding problem in more than 40 years of paying close attention to fishing, hunting and public access issues.

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Gator hunting conditions look favorable

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Alligator hunting season begins Friday, and for most of the state, conditions are looking favorable for another banner season.

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Michigan ups UP planting with new fee, volunteers

This undated photo released by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources shows a grove with about 500 mature Siberian crabapple trees on state forest land in Marquette County, south of Marquette, Mich. The grove, which grew from trees planted in 1983, plays a key role in feeding wildlife, and department officials say it’s a model from an expanded tree and shrub-planting program undertaken across the state’s Upper Peninsula this summer. (AP Photo/Michigan Department of Natural Resources).

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — State natural resources officials are combining revenue from an increase in hunting fees and the work of employees and volunteers across the Upper Peninsula to plant tens of thousands of trees that can improve the habitat for wildlife.

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Cuddyer heads to DL for 3rd time this season

Colorado Rockies' Brandon Barnes, front, hugs teammate Michael Cuddyer after he scored on a single hit by pinch-hitter Drew Stubbs against the Cincinnati Reds in the eighth inning of the Rockies' 10-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. The game is being made up after it was postponed on Saturday by a water main break that left the stadium waterless. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have placed outfielder Michael Cuddyer on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring, and they have activated right-hander Christian Bergman.

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