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South Dakota 15-Year-Old Wins National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

A young artist from South Dakota has taken top honors at the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. A green-winged teal by 15-year-old Madison Grimm will grace the 2022-2023 Junior Duck Stamp, which raises funds to educate and engage our nation’s youth in wildlife and wetlands conservation and outdoor recreation.

Additional CWD-Positive Deer Confirmed in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife has confirmed nine additional wild whitetail deer—five bucks and four does—have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).

NRA Donates $122,720 to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

The National Rifle Association is pleased to announce a donation of more than $120,000 earlier this month to the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission thanks to the overwhelming use of NRA’s free Online Hunter Education course by Oklahoma residents in 2021.

Delta Waterfowl University Hunting Program Receives Funding

Delta Waterfowl will deliver its University Hunting Program (UHP) at Virginia Tech this year, thanks to support from the 2021 Virginia Wildlife Grant Program through a partnership between the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources and the Wildlife Foundation of Virginia.

Join the Hunt: Armed with Conservation

In our zeal to teach hunter-recruits marksmanship and fieldcraft we must not forget to arm them with the knowledge of everything American hunters have done to conserve our natural resources. A well-armed hunter, after all, is our best advertisement.

NRA Files Suit to Keep Public Lands Open

The NRA-ILA has partnered with SCI, Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation, and RMEF and filed motions to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the USFWS decision to expand hunting and fishing opportunities.

Montana: Aerial Hunting of Wolves Runs Afoul of Federal Law

Despite a recent interpretation of Montana state law that aerial hunting of wolves is not prohibited, doing so runs afoul of federal law.

Research: Shooting More Bucks Reduces CWD

Harvest data from Western states and provinces suggest shooting more bucks one year reduces the prevalence of chronic wasting disease the next. What’s more, the pressure on the buck segment seems to be more effective if the harvest occurs near or during the rut.

Oregon: ODFW Announces 2023 Annual Wildlife Art Contest

The winning artist in each contest receives a $2,000 award and winning artwork is used to produce collector's stamps and other promotional items with sale proceeds benefitting Oregon's fish, wildlife and their habitats.

CWD Detected in Two Idaho Mule Deer

Two mule deer bucks taken in the Slate Creek drainage near Lucile in October have tested positive for chronic wasting disease.

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