With early goose season just days away, we decided it was time to reprise this video showing Doug Jallas of River Bottom Calls offers tips on calling Canada geese with a short-reed call. This is one of the most viewed videos in PSO history.
The program that issues mandatory ID cards to gun owners in Illinois would be discontinued under legislation proposed by state Sen. Sam McCann, R-Carlinville. Senate Bill 3340 would repeal the Firearms Owner’s Identification Act. STORY & COMMENTS
Linn Haramis, entomologist with the Illinois Department of Public Health, says the deer tick (or blacklegged tick) is slowly extending its range in the state. “We don’t have the level of cases they have in Wisconsin, Minnesota or on the East Coast,” he said. “But there is going to be increased risk in the future.” STORY & COMMENTS
Illinois' skunk population is soaring and as many as 6,700 of the rabies-ridden creatures were booted from the northeastern part of the state last year, according to the state's Department of Natural Resources. STORY & COMMENTS