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Birding and Wildlife Viewing News ItemsA Delta pilot project - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette9/23/2017 3:13:11 AM
A Delta pilot project Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The deck overlooks a lake--complete with resident alligators--that was formed when dirt was removed to improve the levees along the Mississippi River. ... The commission purchased Choctaw Island in 2001 from a Monticello-based timber company for $4.5 ...
Why are these Florida birds in New Jersey? - Asbury Park Press9/19/2017 10:17:00 PM
Asbury Park Press Why are these Florida birds in New Jersey? Asbury Park Press Debbie Puskas, 55, of Somerset said she drove two hours to Edwin B. Forsyth Wildlife Refuge in Galloway to see a yellow-headed blackbird, another bird species usually only seen west of the Mississippi River. “I was so excited," she said. Like Puskas ...
A birding paradise – Lake Michigan and beyond - nwitimes.com9/17/2017 10:34:40 AM
nwitimes.com A birding paradise – Lake Michigan and beyond nwitimes.com “This is the largest congregation of sandhill cranes east of the Mississippi ,” Bumgardner said, noting that the birds ' stopover occurs roughly between mid-October and Dec. 1, with a peak around Halloween. “At sunrise ... The best place to see the birds ...
Flyways and Byways: Mississippi and Central Flyways - Richmond.com9/16/2017 10:39:50 PM
Richmond.com Flyways and Byways: Mississippi and Central Flyways Richmond.com ... huge numbers of migratory birds . The preserves — Cheyenne Bottoms, jointly managed by The Nature Conservancy and the Kansas Department of Wildlife , and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge — together protect nearly 50,000 acres for migratory birdlife.
16 Things to Do in the Mackinaw City Area This Fall - MyNorth.com9/14/2017 11:59:35 AM
MyNorth.com 16 Things to Do in the Mackinaw City Area This Fall MyNorth.com Just about 80 miles south/southeast of Mackinaw City is one of the state's prime elk viewing sites—the Pigeon River Country State Forest and Elk Range in Gaylord, one of the largest free-roaming elk herds east of the Mississippi (with 105,000 acres ... and more »
How do hurricanes affect birds? - Mother Nature Network9/11/2017 1:56:33 PM
Mother Nature Network How do hurricanes affect birds ? Mother Nature Network That's because two of the most powerful and devastating storms ever recorded have impacted the birds ' eastern flyway, the path that takes them through Florida, and their central flyway through Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The effects of ...
Hunting and Sport Fishing News ItemsHunting in the US, Mississippi - The Clarion-Ledger - Jackson Clarion Ledger9/22/2017 3:33:48 PM
Jackson Clarion Ledger Hunting in the US, Mississippi - The Clarion-Ledger Jackson Clarion Ledger According to a national survey performed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, about 2.2 million fewer people hunted in 2016 when compared to their 2011 ... and more »
OUTDOORS CALENDAR - Portage Daily Register9/19/2017 4:02:55 PM
OUTDOORS CALENDAR Portage Daily Register 23 – National Hunting and Fishing Day, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center in Horicon. Activities for kids ... Oct. 6 – Duck season closes in the Mississippi River zone; reopens Oct. 14 and runs through Jan. 4 ...
ALAN TURNER — Stuart Whitaker: In the swing of things - Mississippi Business Journal9/18/2017 10:49:44 AM
Mississippi Business Journal ALAN TURNER — Stuart Whitaker: In the swing of things Mississippi Business Journal After growing up in Garland, Texas, and graduating from Baylor, “I married a Mississippi girl, and here I am,” he said in a recent conversation. Stuart built a successful ... “Golf, hunting , tennis, and fishing . Well, I got thinking that it might be ...
New 5-Year Report Shows 101.6 Million Americans Participated in Hunting, Fishing & Wildlife Activities - Sierra Sun Times9/9/2017 8:02:30 AM
Sierra Sun Times New 5-Year Report Shows 101.6 Million Americans Participated in Hunting , Fishing & Wildlife Activities Sierra Sun Times Many folks east of the Mississippi River rely on friends with large acreages or pay high rates for hunting and fishing clubs. This makes access to wildlife refuges and other public lands ... The hunting and shooting sports community is grateful for an ... 101.6 million Americans participated in hunting, fishing and wildlife ... Brainerd Dispatch all 23 news articles »
Alligator hunting in Mississippi - The Clarion-Ledger - Jackson Clarion Ledger8/25/2017 2:54:40 PM
Jackson Clarion Ledger Alligator hunting in Mississippi - The Clarion-Ledger Jackson Clarion Ledger Some alligator hunters may receive license fee refunds. Mississippi's alligator hunting season now open - Wtok-Tv WTOK Mississippi alligator hunting season begins Aug. 25 - WAPT.com WAPT Jackson all 3 news articles »
Wildlife management areas offer dove hunting - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal8/25/2017 3:09:09 AM
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Wildlife management areas offer dove hunting Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Dove season dates in Mississippi are broken into three separate periods. Federal guidelines establish bag limits and how many hunting days will be allowed, and state officials work from there to set seasons to best coincide with tradition and with ... and more »
Nature-Based Tourism News ItemsOhio sues pharmaceutical firms over opioid epidemic - The Australian6/1/2017 2:52:13 AM
The Australian Ohio sues pharmaceutical firms over opioid epidemic The Australian A lawyer listed as outside counsel for the state on the Ohio case, Mike Moore of Flowood, Mississippi , was Mississippi's attorney-general in 1994 when the state filed the first state lawsuit against the tobacco industry, alleging companies ... Copy of Lawsuit (PDF) - Ohio Attorney General Ohio Attorney General Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine - Attorney General DeWine Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers for ... Ohio Attorney General all 208 news articles »
Tourism looking up on Mississippi Gulf Coast - WLOX3/13/2017 11:41:48 AM
Tourism looking up on Mississippi Gulf Coast WLOX And those that do know about the Mississippi Gulf Coast know all the great things going on here," said Areng. The demand for Eco-tourism continues to grow, and the coast is well-positioned to be a player in that market. " Nature-based tourism is huge, ... and more »
ROGER WICKER: Wildlife tourism brings $2 billion into Mississippi - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal10/11/2016 11:22:27 AM
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal ROGER WICKER: Wildlife tourism brings $2 billion into Mississippi Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal On Oct. 6, I joined state and local officials in Biloxi for the launch of a new website and nature-based tourism plan for the Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area. Congress designated the counties of Pearl River, Stone, George, Hancock ...
UPDATED New board approves millions in no-bid contracts - Jackson Clarion Ledger8/19/2015 12:11:53 AM
Jackson Clarion Ledger UPDATED New board approves millions in no-bid contracts Jackson Clarion Ledger ... to promote Mississippi employers using the department's no-fee services to locate and recruit employees. •Approved a Department of Marine Resources no-bid contract with Allen Engineering and Science to develop a “ Nature-based Tourism Management ... and more »
Gibbs, Green Shot and Killed at Jackson State 45 Years Ago - Mississippi Public Broadcasting (blog)5/15/2015 6:16:27 AM
Mississippi Public Broadcasting (blog) Gibbs, Green Shot and Killed at Jackson State 45 Years Ago Mississippi Public Broadcasting (blog) It was 45 years ago today that two African-American men were killed and at least a dozen injured in a hail of gunfire at Jackson State University. Desare Frazier reports. May of 1970 was a time of national unrest. Students at hundreds of colleges and ...
Deer Island pier project to increase public access - WLOX4/28/2015 9:39:40 PM
Deer Island pier project to increase public access WLOX With the recent popularity of nature-based-tourism , leaders say Deer Island is a natural fit. “Probably ... It's really unique to Mississippi and we're very excited about the project,” said Department of Marine Resources executive director, Jamie ... and more »
Outdoor Recreation News ItemsRenovations on track - McComb Enterprise Journal9/21/2017 3:06:10 PM
Renovations on track McComb Enterprise Journal Percy Quin State Park, Pike County's own jewel in the crown of Mississippi's outdoor recreation , will soon see some sprucing up. Park administrator Will Busby spoke to the McComb Lions Club Tuesday, running through a list of park facilities on track to ...
Town hall in Bemidji focuses on improving water quality - Duluth News Tribune9/13/2017 10:20:00 PM
Town hall in Bemidji focuses on improving water quality Duluth News Tribune "As Minnesotans and as Bemidjians, we pride ourselves in our rich natural resources, our outdoor recreation opportunities and our clean water," Albrecht said. ... "The first city on the Mississippi to have drinking water out of the river is St. Cloud ... and more »
Milton man who died on kayaking trip loved adventure - Janesville Gazette9/9/2017 7:03:07 AM
Janesville Gazette Milton man who died on kayaking trip loved adventure Janesville Gazette It was just one bullet point on an impressive resume of adventure. He already had paddled the Wisconsin River, the Missouri River from Omaha to St. Louis and the Mississippi River, one of the longest waterways in the world. Cullen enjoyed hiking out ...
Old Post Park offers diverse range of outdoor fun - Hot Springs Sentinel9/3/2017 5:07:09 AM
Hot Springs Sentinel Old Post Park offers diverse range of outdoor fun Hot Springs Sentinel But they would soon see new faces, as the French claimed this land in 1686, erecting a flag where the Arkansas and Mississippi rivers converge. Other Native Americans entered the ... That's right; I'm referring to outdoor recreation . Many recreation ...
University of Mississippi and Globalstar Announce Strategic Partnership - HottyToddy.com8/30/2017 5:06:21 PM
HottyToddy.com University of Mississippi and Globalstar Announce Strategic Partnership HottyToddy.com Customers around the world in industries such as government, emergency management, marine, logging, oil and gas, and outdoor recreation rely on Globalstar to conduct business smarter and faster, maintain peace of mind and access emergency personnel ... and more »