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Maine's fall hunting seasons ending for the year

Nov. 28, 2021 08:56 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's big fall hunting seasons ended for the year on Saturday. The state's “big four” game animals are black bears, wild turkeys, white-tailed deer and moose. The seasons for bears, deer and moose all ended on Saturday, and the turkey season...

Idaho creates chronic wasting disease management zone

Nov. 23, 2021 12:26 PM EST

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Fish and Game Commission has designated a chronic wasting disease management zone in north-central Idaho, allowing hunts to kill up to 1,000 deer to determine the extent of the disease. The Lewiston Tribune reports that the decision...

Study: Warmer summers worsen tick infestations for US moose

Nov. 22, 2021 07:33 AM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — It’s a ghastly sight: ticks by tens of thousands burrowed into a moose’s broad body, sucking its lifeblood as the agonized host rubs against trees so vigorously that much of its fur wears away. Winter tick infestation is common with moose...

Maine's big fall hunting seasons coming to a close

Nov. 15, 2021 09:08 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's big four hunting seasons are coming to a close for the year. The seasons for moose, white-tailed deer and black bears all end on Nov. 27. The season for wild turkey has already ended. The moose and bear seasons are...

Famous Wyoming grizzly, cubs raid human food, raise worries

Oct. 30, 2021 10:11 AM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The state of Wyoming’s call for help to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s grizzly bear recovery coordinator, Hilary Cooley, came back on Oct. 18 after a wall-to-wall weekend of conflicts. It was a Monday, and local staffers at the Wyoming...