Poached bear leaves behind three cubs; DNR seeking tips

Following a call to the DNR’s Report All Poaching hotline, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers in northwest Michigan investigated a bear that was illegally shot in Oceana County during June 2020. Conservation officers...

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DNR conservation officers evacuate people and pets during historic flood and pandemic

Nearly 24 hours before the Edenville Dam in Midland County collapsed, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers began evacuating people in homes and businesses positioned downriver of the dam – in the midst of the COVID-19...

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Sentenced After After Multi-Year Elk Poaching

Suspect Sentenced After Multi-Year Elk Poaching Investigation             A Utah man was recently sentenced for the felony killing and waste of a bull elk near Pioche, Nevada back in August...

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Illinois investigates non-resident violations

  Illinois DNR Issues 153 Citations on Investigative Case Focused on Non-Resident Hunters Illinois assigned six officers to temporarily investigate hunting violations emphasizing non-residents, and the results were shocking. Poaching seems...

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Oregon And Washington Stop ‘Demented Social Club

More than a hundred charges filed against alleged poachers in ‘demented social club’   Authorities in Oregon this week announced charges against 11 people accused of participating in a ‘kind of demented social club’ that...

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Five elk poached within 30 days

Within 30 days, five elk in northern Michigan were poached and left to rot during three separate events. The first, was an elk was killed and left to rot in the Pigeon River State Forest, located in Otsego County. Days later, a second elk was killed...

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Citizen tips lead to more than 1,400 illegal panfish

Conservation Officers Joshua Wright (left) and Mark Papineau confiscated more than 1,400 illegal panfish from a Gladwin, Michigan, man. Papineau had received several tips about a man suspected of poaching larger numbers of fish from a local lake.

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Dozens of walleye confiscated after conservation officers receive anonymous tip

Conservation Officer Jaime Salisbury is pictured with 80 walleye that were poached from the Detroit River during April 2019 – that’s 65 over the river’s legal daily limit of five per person, per day. Salisbury and fellow CO Pete...

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Operation Thunderstorm Target Global Wildlife Crimes

  PRESS RELEASE Month-long transcontinental operation hit wildlife criminals hard The largest ever global operation results in 1,974 seizures and the identification of 1,400 suspects 1.3 tonnes of elephant ivory, 8 tonnes of pangolins scales,...

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Rhode Island Illegal Possession Of Firearms

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management 235 Promenade Street | Providence, RI 02908 | 401.222.4700 | www.dem.ri.gov | @RhodeIslandDEM FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    CONTACT: Gail Mastrati, DEM – 401.222.4700    ...

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Montana wardens seeking information regarding shot Antelope

  FWP Region 6, 1 Airport Road, Glasgow, MT 59230 Contact: Marc Kloker, Information and Education Program Manager Office: (406) 228-3704 Cell: (406) 480-9234 E-Mail: mkloker@mt.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2017 Buck Antelope shot near...

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Montana needs help in poached Snow Geese case

     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  May 1, 2017 Contact: Andrea Jones, 406-994-6931 HELP NEEDED IN CASE INVOLVING DOZENS OF POACHED SNOW GEESE (BOZEMAN, Mont.)—Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is asking the public for help...

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Montana Seeking Information On Poached Elk

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 3, 2017 Information Sought for Bull Elk Poached in Northeast Chouteau County Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens are seeking information from the public about the poaching of a bull elk on the...

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Montana Looking For Information On Headless Elk Carcass

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE               October 27, 2016 Contact: Sgt. Dave Loewen, 406-439-5688 INFORMATION SOUGHT IN ELKHORNS POACHING CASE (BOZEMAN, Mont.)—Montana...

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Montana FWP Game Wardens Looking for Tips

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