Expansion of Fishing on National Wildlife Refuges‏

TweetService Announces 2015 Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the agency will expand fishing and hunting opportunities on 21 refuges throughout the Service’s National Wildlife Refuge … Continue reading →

Midwest boaters urged to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species across borders

Tweet Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan launch AIS prevention message Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan share many of the same boaters and anglers – now they’re sharing the same message to help protect their waters from aquatic invasive species (AIS), according to … Continue reading →

North Wind Publishing has Published NOAA’s 2014 Tide Tables and Tidal Current Tables

TweetBANGOR, ME,– The 2014 NOAA Tide Tables and Tidal Current Tables have been published by North Wind Publishing and are now available. Mariners use NOAA’s Tide Tables and Tidal Current tables for navigation. There are four books of Tide Tables … Continue reading →

You are needing a NEW tackle box for Big Bucks fishing tourneys

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Celebrate Your National Wildlife Refuges: October 13-19, 2013

TweetExplore your world. Visit a national wildlife refuge during National Wildlife Refuge Week (October 13-19). See what refuges are doing to conserve your wildlife heritage. Even if you’ve never been to a refuge before, refuges enrich your life. These precious … Continue reading →

September events in National Wildlife Refuges

TweetAstronomy Night Sunday, September 1, 7 p.m. — Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge, WA Discover the night sky with a local astronomy expert. On a clear night, see the Milky Way, several planets, man-made satellites and sometimes meteors. A telescope … Continue reading →

September Events in National Wildlife Refuges

TweetSeptember 2013 Events Two wheels can put you more in tune with nature than four. Biking for Birds, on September 28 at Two Rivers Refuge, gives you a change to test that idea. Credit: Charles Slate Astronomy Night Sunday, September … Continue reading →

August Events in National Wildlife Refuges

Tweet August 2013 Events A water lily blooms at Seney National Wildlife Refuge in Michigan. Discover surprises of the refuge backcountry, while learning about refuge history, on a guided auto tour on Wednesday, August 7. Credit: Friends of Seney Refuge … Continue reading →

Operation Dry Water over the 4th Holidays nationwide

TweetLEXINGTON, Ky. – With boating under the influence continuing to be a major factor in accidents and deaths on our nation’s waterways, thousands of officers with local, state and federal agencies will again team up for Operation Dry Water in … Continue reading →

July Events in National Wildlife Refuges

TweetJuly 2013 Events An alligator patrols the bank of a Southeast waterway. On Saturday, July 6, a guided canoe trip at Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Refuge in Florida lets you get up close and personal with giant reptiles like this … Continue reading →

National Wildlife Refuges events for November 2012

TweetNature Photography Seminar Saturday, November 3, 9 a.m. to noon — Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, DE Take a lesson from nature photographer Kevin Fleming. Then spend the afternoon on the refuge practicing what you’ve learned. The classroom seminar is … Continue reading →

States surrounding Lake Michigan agree to revised stocking strategy

TweetMADISON – Wisconsin and other states surrounding Lake Michigan have agreed to a new stocking strategy to continue the outstanding salmon and trout fishing anglers have enjoyed on the big pond for the last decade, DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp announced … Continue reading →

October 2012 Events in National Wildlife Refuges

TweetAnnual Photo Contest Monday, October 1 – Wednesday October 31 — Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, IL Submit your nature photo entries by the end of October. Categories include: scenic, wildlife, plants and youth. See details and entry forms (http://www.friendsofconwr.com/ … Continue reading →