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Missouri weighs longer hunting seasons for some fur-bearers

Dec. 30, 2021 10:40 AM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri conservation officials are considering a plan to extend the hunting season for species such as bobcats and raccoons that are typically killed for their fur. A proposal from the state Department of Conservation would extend the season for eight...

Conservationists sue over US plan to kill Nevada predators

Dec. 17, 2021 11:57 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Conservationists are suing three federal agencies over the adequacy of an environmental review the government has said satisfies requirements to resume the killing of coyotes, mountain lions and other wildlife in federally protected wilderness areas in Nevada. The...

Wily coyote climbs bridge, eludes animal control officers

Dec. 03, 2021 10:12 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a coyote who climbed to the top of a Charleston bridge managed to elude animal control officers who tried to capture it. Charleston police say they received multiple calls from motorists about a dog on the Don Holt Bridge...

Nevada board rejects proposal to ban coyote killing contests

Nov. 06, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada state regulatory board has narrowly voted against banning contests that give cash or other awards to hunters for killing coyotes. The regulation was rejected by the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commission on a 5-4 vote Friday. It would have...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Nov. 03, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

Charlotte Observer. Oct. 31, 2021. Editorial: North Carolina just got another reminder of Richard Burr’s COVID betrayal Richard Burr has been cleared in one investigation into possible insider trading in the early days of the pandemic, but another...