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Outdoor Report Archive

  • January

    • 01/09/08 Edition- Features Include: Horned Grebe article and artwork by Spike Knuth, General Assembly Legislation of Interest to You, Hound Hunting Study Focus Groups Identify Issues and Concerns, Special Philpott Lake Update, and much more!
    • 01/23/08 Edition- Features Include: Dismal Swamp Shrew article and artwork by Spike Knuth, 2008 Freshwater Fishing in Virginia Regulations Book is Now Available, Web Sites Provide Winter Bird Feeding Tips, Striper Record Shattered, and much more!
  • February

    • 02/13/08 Edition- Features Include: Red Crossbill article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Board Names Bob Duncan VDGIF Director, Is Your Woodland Home at Risk From Wildlife?!, Community Partnership Provides Unique Hunting Event for Disabled Sportsmen, and much more!
    • 02/27/08 Edition- Features Include: Clinch Sculpin article and artwork by Spike Knuth, New Educational Video Features Reptiles and Amphibians, Rehabbers Group Hosting "Baby Shower", March Madness is Trout Madness, and much more!
  • March

    • 03/12/08 Edition- Features Include: Mole Salamander article and artwork by Spike Knuth, A New Way to Get Involved in Hunting, Bear, Deer and Turkey Harvests All Increased in 2007-08, Virginia Wildlife Special Photography Issue Now Available, and much more!
    • 03/26/08 Edition- Features Include: Whip-Poor-Will article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Undercover Poaching Investigation Nets Multiple Charges in Page, Rockingham, The Shad Are Back, Youth Writing Contest Winners Recognized, and much more!
  • April

    • 04/09/08 Edition- Features Include: Barking Tree Frog article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Hunting With Hounds Informal Survey Now Available, Butterfly Bonanza, Link to Trout Stocking Schedule, and much more!
    • 04/23/08 Edition- Features Include: Chowanoke Crayfish article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Merrimac Farm WMA Officially Opens Conserving Important Natural Habitat, Invasive Freshwater Algae in Western Virginia Rivers, Shad Tagging Study, and much more!
  • May

    • 05/14/08 Edition- Features Include: Eastern Meadowlark article and artwork by Spike Knuth, It's Never Too Early or Too Late To Begin Turkey Hunting, Creating A Woodland Habitat Garden, Virginia Tidal Rivers Boast Trophy Class Blue Catfish, and much more!
    • 05/28/08 Edition- Features Include: Shenandoah Salamander article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Special Fishing Olympics Great Success at Elk Creek, Teen Archers Compete in Statewide Tournament, "Green Tips" for Outdoor Enthusiasts, and much more!
  • June

    • 06/11/08 Edition- Features Include: Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Wild Events You Don't Want to Miss, Bob Ellis Named Wildlife Division Director, State Record Freshwater Drum Caught, and much more!
    • 06/25/08 Edition- Features Include: Scarlet Snake article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Spike Knuth Selected Artist for Virginia Waterfowl Stamp, Update on Eaglet from Norfolk Botanical Garden, What's New for the 2008-09 Hunting & Trapping Seasons, and much more!
  • July

    • 07/09/08 Edition- Features Include: Sharphead Darter article and artwork by Spike Knuth, VDGIF Basic Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 4th Class, Apprentice Hunting License: a New Way to Get Involved in Hunting, Summer Bass Fishing Tips, and much more!
    • 07/23/08 Edition- Features Include: Glossy Ibis article and artwork by Spike Knuth, State 4-H Shotgun Team Makes Impressive Showing at National Competition, VDGIF Board Elects New Officers, Dove, Woodcock, Snipe and Rail Hunting Seasons Approved by VDGIF Board, and much more!
  • August

    • 08/13/08 Edition- Features Include: Hellbender article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Upcoming Sportsmen's Shows, Kids 'n Fishing Photo Contest Winnners Selected, Lake Thompson is Draining, and more!
    • 08/27/08 Edition- Features Include: Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Virginia Conservation Officer Mullins Earns National Recognition, Hunter Education Volunteers Recognized for Exceptional Service, Master Naturalist Program Provides Valuable Service to Conservation, and much more!
  • September

    • 09/10/08 Edition- Features Include: Cumberland Slider article and artwork by Spike Knuth, VDGIF Task Force Dispatched to Gulf for Hurricane Assistance, New Web Page Offers Help for Private Pond Owners, Lake Thompson is Drained and Closed, and much more!
    • 09/24/08 Edition- Features Include: Delmarva Fox Squirrel article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Join in the celebration of National Hunting & Fishing Day..., Records Broken at Eastern Regional Big Game Contest, Virginia Department of Health Updates Fish Consumption Advisories, and much more!
  • October

    • 10/08/08 Edition- Features Include: The Northern Harrier article and artwork by Spike Knuth, New VDGIF Videos Available on Web, Hungry Mother Lake Level Lowered for Dredging, Continue the Celebration of National Hunting & Fishing Day, and much more!
    • 10/22/08 Edition- Features Include: Eastern Big-eared Bat article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Hunting Benefits All Virginians, Willis Wharf Wildlife Viewing Platform Dedicated at Birding Festival, Chronic Wasting Disease Sampling to Resume, and much more!
  • November

    • 11/12/08 Edition- Features Include: The Redhead article and artwork by Spike Knuth, VDGIF Board Receives Hound Study Report- Sportsmen Speak Out, Michael R. Clark Promoted to Rank of Major, Tree Stand Fall Fatal for Hunter, and much more!
    • 11/25/08 Edition- Features Include: Brown Creeper article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Sportsmen Share the Bounty at Thanksgiving, Forty-Eight Schools Recognized For Contributions To Virginia's Environment, VDGIF to Continue Surveillance for Avian Influenza, and much more!
  • December

    • 12/10/08 Edition- Features Include: Peregrine Falcon article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Season's Greetings on this Second Anniversary, Choosing A Quality Taxidermist Takes Pre-Planning, New recruit training academy, and much more!

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