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Spring Turkey Hunters Harvest 43,339 Birds

Straight from the email via MDC... Top harvest counties were Franklin, Texas, and Callaway. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that turkey hunters checked 39,239 birds during Missouri’s 2017 regular spring turkey season April 17 through May 7. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 932 birds checked,…
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How Wolves DON’T Change Rivers

"Yes, you heard that right. The wolves that were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in 1995 have not restored the landscape. They have not brought back the aspens and willows. They have not brought back the beavers or the songbirds. And no, the rivers have not changed, either." -JD King, Earth Rising Blog If you…
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After The Shot – Of A Giraffe Hunt

May 1st 2017 This morning, it would appear that Twitter was all a buzz with "hate tweets" that originated from the below accounts... Stick that thumb in your head! LOSER! pic.twitter.com/ObpGSw3arY— KP (@KP24) May 1, 2017 Yay! I shot a stationary, 14 foot herbivore, with a high velocity rifle for fun! pic.twitter.com/vRm07Y3xhy— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais)…
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Western Global Flies Endangered White Rhinos to US Wildlife Sanctuary

Originally Reported by Air Cargo News 4/26/2017 Florida-based Western Global Airlines has airlifted eleven endangered white rhinos from Johannesburg South Africa to an undisclosed wildlife conservation centre in the eastern US. The transfer was part of an international conservation effort to protect the rhinos from extinction. Western Global was contracted by Network Airline Management (NAM)…
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Trophy Hunting in South Africa – Top 10 Countries of Foreign Hunters

I recently came across a share on Facebook, a quote made by Peter Kat (Trustee at Lion Aid): “It would appear, according to the Professional Hunting Association of South Africa, that these are their statistics for foreign hunters arriving in South Africa to shoot animals: TOP 10 destinations where hunters come from: USA 4 478…
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MDC Encourages Turkey Hunters To Remember Safety While Hunting

Be aware of all surroundings while hunting this time of year because the woods are full of outdoor enthusiasts. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages hunters to remember safety while in the woods turkey hunting. Regular spring turkey hunting season begins April 17 and runs through May 7. Shooting hours…
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After the Shot – Of An Elephant Hunt

Featuring the March 2017 elephant hunt of Merelize van der Merwe & Thaka Safaris. What happens during an elephant hunt? Do you utilize the meat? Why is it necessary to hunt elephants? How does hunting help wildlife? The day begins by taking in the beautiful scenery while scouting for elephants in Phalaborwa, South Africa; specifically…
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