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Outdoor Report Archive

  • January

    • 01/13/10 Edition- Features Include: Royal Tern artwork by Spike Knuth, Hunters For The Hungry Out Of Money To Process Deer, The 2010 Freshwater Fishing in Virginia Book is Now Available, Eric Brittle Recognized by Farm Bureau for Young Farmer Environmental Stewardship, and much more!
    • 01/27/10 Edition- Features Include: Horned Grebe artwork by Spike Knuth, Walleye Fishing Forecast and Tagging Study 2010 Updates, VDGIF To Host Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament, Hunter Education Instructors Volunteer Outside the Classroom, and much more!
  • February

    • 02/10/10 Edition- Features Include: Brown Creeper artwork by Spike Knuth, Wildlife Mapping Program Participants Collect Valuable Data, YES Virginia, You Can Hunt in the Snow, A Huge Step Forward for Wildlife Conservation in Virginia, and much more!
    • 02/24/10 Edition- Features Include: Hellbender artwork by Spike Knuth, Bear, Deer, Turkey Harvest Data 2009-10 Announced, Officer Greg Funkhouser Honored with NWTF Award, New Poll Finds Majority of Adult Hunters Are Mentoring Young People, and much more!
  • March

    • 03/10/10 Edition- Features Include: Mole Salamander artwork by Spike Knuth, Student Archers Show Skills at NASP State Tournament, VDGIF Comments on the Draft Rappahannock Watershed Management Plan, Conservation Police Officers Honored with Life Saving Award, and much more!
    • 03/24/10 Edition- Features Include: Snowshoe Hare artwork by Spike Knuth, Spring Time is "Shad Time", Secretary of Natural Resources Addresses Outdoor Writers at Annual Meeting, Outdoor Writers Recognize Student Writing Excellence, and much more!
  • April

    • 04/14/10 Edition- Features Include: Loggerhead Turtle artwork by Spike Knuth, Youth Spring Gobbler Hunters Post Success, Senior Officer Daniel Hall Awarded Conservation Police Officer of the Year 2010, New State Record Yellow Perch Certified, and much more!
    • 04/28/10 Edition- Features Include: Shenandoah Salamander artwork by Spike Knuth, Fly Fishing Festival in Waynesboro Biggest Eve, Record Number of Animals Admitted To Wildlife Center For Medical Care During 2009, Butterfly Gardens: Critical Habitat - Now is Time for Planning and Planting, and much more!
  • May

    • 05/12/10 Edition- Features Include: Gray Bat article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Bears and Safe Boating in the News, Record Number of VA Schools Competed in NASP Tournament in Kentucky, VDGIF Volunteers and Officers Mentor High School Students on Earth Day, and much more!
    • 05/26/10 Edition- Features Include: Eastern Box Turtle article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Be Aware of Lyme Disease and Prevent Tick Bites, Officers Honored by the Virginia Hunter Education Association, New State Record Sauger Approved, and much more!
  • June

    • 06/09/10 Edition- Features Include: Delmarva Fox Squirrel article and artwork by Spike Knuth, First Hunter Skills Weekend at Holiday Lake Big Success, CPOs Promote Outdoor Safety for Middle School Conservation Field Day in Frederick County, Millions of American Shad Stocked in Virginia Rivers, and much more!
    • 06/23/10 Edition- Features Include: Chowanoke Crayfish article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Operation Dry Water, Region 5 VDGIF Complementary Work Force Volunteers Recognized for Service, Low Head Dams - Danger Ahead!, and much more!
  • July

    • 07/14/10 Edition- Features Include: Scarlet Snake article and artwork by Spike Knuth, The New Legacy Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License, Gene Sours Receives 2010 Wildlife Manager of the Year Award from VA-NWTF, White-Nose Syndrome Fungus Found on a Different Bat Species in Virginia, and much more!
    • 07/28/10 Edition- Features Include: American Oystercatcher article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Unique Partnership between Agencies Conserves Wildlife Habitat and Forestlands, Snakes Are Important Part of Ecosystem, Fish Virginia First - Your Fishing Vacation Planning Tool!, and much more!
  • August

    • 08/11/10 Edition- Features Include: Black-crowned Night Heron article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Volunteers Recognized for Outstanding Service in VDGIF Region 4, Choose the Right Tree Stand For You with Safety in Mind, Snakeheads Are Good Eatin', and much more!
    • 08/25/10 Edition- Features Include: Glossy Ibis article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Safety First - Time To Take Your Hunter Education Class, Crossbow Safety Tips by Dick Holdcraft, Lake Thompson is Draining (Again), and much more!
  • September

    • 09/08/10 Edition- Features Include: Peregrine Falcon article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Tim Hall VDGIF Complementary Work Force Volunteer of the Year, Fields Declared A "Crop Failure" Is Not A Normal Agricultural Practice, "Monarchs: Featherweight Fliers" by Marie Majarov, and much more!
    • 09/22/10 Edition- Features Include: Black Skimmer article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Become a Quail Hunter Cooperator - We Need Your Help, VDGIF Acquires Short Hills Wildlife Management Area in Botetourt-Rockbridge, American Fisheries Society Unveils New 'Freshwater Fishes' Poster for the Classroom, and much more!
  • October

    • 10/13/10 Edition- Features Include: Eastern Meadowlark article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Virginia Lottery and VDGIF Team Up For a "Wild" Scratcher Game, State and National Records Shattered at Big Game Contest, Special Youth Deer Hunting Day September 25th Creates Memories, and much more!
    • 10/27/10 Edition- Features Include: Eastern Big-eared Bat article and artwork by Spike Knuth, VDGIF and Wildlife Foundation of VA Form New Partnership, Black Bears are Opportunistic Feeders Prior to Going Into Winter Dens, Largemouth Bass Virus Detected in Virginia Reservoirs, and much more!
  • November

    • 11/10/10 Edition- Features Include: The Northern Harrier article and artwork by Spike Knuth, CPOs, Sheriff and Federal Agents Partner to Catch and Prosecute Raptor Killers, Endangered Mussels Released into the Clinch River - Largest Release in Eastern US, Dominion Hosts Veterans for Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Trip, and much more!
    • 11/23/10 Edition- Features Include: Bobwhite Quail article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Answering the Call: Virginia's Quail Recovery Initiative, Giving the Gift of Life, Virginia Bowhunters Charity Shoot Benefits St Jude Children's Research Hospital, and much more!
  • December

    • 12/08/10 Edition- Features Include: Peregrine Falcon article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Bill Hutchinson Reaches 1,000 hours of Volunteer Service, Get Prepared for Winter Weather NOW!, Snow Geese Signal Winter, and much more!

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