Category: WILDLIFE & HUNTING

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Turkey in Wood Canyon, December 17, 2006

We conducted three years of releases.  These birds were from a small first release conducted in winter 2005.

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Fiberglass Quail & Wildlife Waterer, August 2005

These waterers hold about 3 gallons.  They are useful to many animals including pronghorn.  They are made by the Surber Tank Company, Odessa Texas.

Legislation Reclassifying Elk as 'Exotic'

This declares an ’emergency’ need to reclassify, which avoids three readings and notice to the public. Reclassification was passed before word got out. Legislative declaration that elk are not native is scientifically meaningless, but this law is taken by the Department today as more-or-less mandating elk removals, which it does not.