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Public hearing and comment period for changes to the Sandhill season, is NOW!

Time is running out for those opposed to the proposed changes to the Kentucky Sandhill Crane season. Unfortunately,  due to lack of public comment in March 2018 when the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources District Commissioners met, some of the … Continue reading

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KDFWR Commission approves proposed changes to Kentucky’s Sandhill season

With the approval by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) Commission (5 to 3 in favor of) on March 23, 2018, the amendment process will be the same as it was in 2011.  KDFWR will file the … Continue reading

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Contact your District Commissioner about changes to the Kentucky Sandhill season

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) is now considering a proposal to expand the Sandhill Crane hunting season. The KDFWR Wildlife Committee has forwarded the suggested changes to the full Commission which will consider them during its meeting … Continue reading

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Proposed Changes to Kentucky Sandhill Season

After 7 years of following guidelines set in the  Kentucky Department of  Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) experimental season, the wildlife division plans to recommend to the full Commission six changes to the season.  These proposed changes were considered by … Continue reading

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Reward climbs to $15,600

Yesterday the  Center for Biological Diversity  added $5,000 to the reward for information leading to a conviction or fine in the latest illegal killing of #4-11, an endangered Whooping Crane in Indiana. “It’s a sad injustice to all of us … Continue reading

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$10,000 reward for info leading to arrest and conviction in Greene Co. Whooper shooting death

Indiana Conservation Officers have partnered with Indiana Turn in a Poacher (T.I.P.), Friends of Goose Pond, the International Crane Foundation and Operation Migration to offer a substantial reward of $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the … Continue reading

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DNR asks public for help to stop shootings of EMP Whoopers – 5 deaths in Indiana attributed to poaching

January 2017: Female No. 4-11, shot and killed Indiana Department of Natural Resources officials reported that the remains of No. 4-11, a 5-year old female Whooping Crane of the Eastern Migratory Population (EMP), were found January 5, 2017 in a … Continue reading

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