Paying for wildlife programs with money from marijuana sales is just one of several creative ideas an Oregon task force is high on. The Funding for Fish, Wildlife and Related Outdoor Recreation and Education Task Force is charged with coming up with new ways to pay for the state’s outdoor programs. Continuing to simply jack … More Oregon Pot Sales to Benefit Wildlife?
Worried about surviving the collapse of civilization as we know it? Just want to be able to handle yourself better in the Great Outdoors? Either way, here are 10 of the best survival books you need in your library. THE AIR FORCE SURVIVAL GUIDE Long before it became cool, trendy and preppy, survival was a … More Ten All-Time Best Survival Books
For a mere $1,800 to $14,500 you can shoot a whitetail deer at the Candywood Whitetail Ranch in Vienna, Ohio – formerly known as the Candywood Golf Course. Candywood – not to be confused with Bushwood of Caddyshack fame – also proposes to offer sheep, boars, bison and other various “game.” Local residents are not … More Would You Hunt at a Place Called Candywood?
by Robert Deen Buffalo Bill would be proud. The American Bison – aka buffalo – long a symbol of the American West, has been named the “National Mammal” of the United States. The U.S. House and Senate recently passed the National Bison Legacy Act, officially commemorating the ecological, cultural, historical and economic contribution of the … More And the New National Animal is . . . the Bison
by Robert Deen You knew you were spending a lot on your outdoor adventures. Now the federal government has announced it will launch a major initiative to measure and quantify the outdoor industry’s impact on the U.S. economy. Interior Secretary Sally Jewel used a recent event at the National Geographic headquarters in Washington D.C. to … More Feds Want to Measure Outdoor Economy
Tank-Raised Salmon Hits the Market: A Whole New Meaning for “Canned Salmon” by Robert Deen Salmon used to end up in a can. Now you may be eating salmon that grew up in a can. A Nova Scotia-based fish farm recently sold its first batch of Atlantic salmon grown entirely inside land-based tanks – from … More Farm Raised Fish — No Ocean, No Sky, No Problem
By Robert Deen You’re lost, trapped in the snow, desperate. You hear a sound, hopes soar, and out of the mist comes . . . a wolverine. Are you screwed? Not necessarily. Animal trainers at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center — a nonprofit facility south of Anchorage, Alaska — want to breed wolverines and train … More Wolverines as Rescue Animals?