Each year free-roaming and feral cats kill hundreds of million of birds in the United States. One controversial solution to deal with the feral cat problem is trap, neuter and release. However, this video from the American Bird Conservancy says the programs do not work.
Even though Illinois is just one of two states that bans legal gun owners from carrying concealed weapons, gun experts say more residents are taking advantage of getting concealed carry permits from other states. STORY & COMMENTS
DNR faces several challenges in the coming years, including a backlog of maintenance at state parks, the retirement of conservation police officers who are not being replaced, and increased pressure to run more agency functions on funds generated by license sales, permits and fees. STORY & COMMENTS