Conservation

VIDEO: Banding a bald eagle with lead poisoning

MORGANTOWN, W.VA. – Jesse Fallon, director of veterinary medicine for the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia, spoke to local media about the effects lead poisoning has on avian predators, such as bald eagles. Fallon has been rehabilitating a 4-year-old bald eagle over the last two weeks after it was found by hunters in Pocahontas County, W.Va., […]

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Conservation, Hunting, Waterfowl

Ducks Unlimited national scholarship, high school and college chapter programs lead way in R3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A lot of nonprofit organizations have scholarships available to young adults graduating from high school, but not many fall under the hunting and conservation tags.  Enter Ducks Unlimited, one of the better-known organizations in the hunting world, who will, for another year, award 61 scholarships to 2021 graduates. The scholarships are available to all […]

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Conservation

Why are national hunting license sales still decreasing?

There have been a lot of stories published about a surge in hunting and fishing license sales around the country, including an increase in first-time hunters, but overall hunting license sales are still declining at an uncomfortable rate. In my home state of West Virginia, according to data provided by the United States Fish and […]

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