Posts Tagged Wildlife

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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