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.
GUEST OPINION: Most hunters across North America still think of Illinois as “whitetail paradise.” But Don Higgins says most resident deer hunters know better. They have witnessed more than a decade of slow destruction of the Illinois deer herd caused by poor management decisions with bigger crushing blows apparently soon to come. STORY & COMMENTS
By rolling out new programs and offering incentives, the USDA hopes to maintain the level of erodible farmland in the CRP program at the current level of about 30 million acres, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said. STORY & COMMENTS
Low water levels in the Sangamon River caused by this summer’s drought have revealed a relic of Illinois’ Ice Age past. Tony Blisset of Springfield was spending a hot day at Riverside Park with his family July 29 when he found the vertebra of a Harlan’s muskox, an animal that became extinct more than 12,000 years ago. STORY & COMMENTS
With the arrival of West Nile Virus a few years back, mosquito bites suddenly had the potential to be more than an itchy annoyance.. DEET is still the gold standard for insect repellents, but the old standby now has some company. STORY & COMMENTS
Does anyone think we can accomplish management goals with double-digit harvest decreases in the Golden Triangle during seasons with absolutely perfect hunting conditions? STORY & COMMENTS :: DISCUSS IN FORUMS