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Outdoor Report Archive

  • January

    • 01/11/12 Edition- Features Include: Peregrine Falcon artwork by Spike Knuth, Governor McDonnell Announces DMV and DGIF Partnership, Increased Options and Decreased Costs Available For Hunting, Trapping and Freshwater Fishing Licenses, Regional Waterfowlers Earn National Recognition and Leadership Honors from Waterfowl U.S.A., and much more!
    • 01/25/12 Edition- Features Include: Black Skimmer artwork by Spike Knuth, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program Recognizes 75 Years of Wildlife Conservation and Partnership Success, New Areas Open To Float Blinds For Waterfowl Hunting, Moratorium on River Herring Fishing Now in Effect, and much more!
  • February

    • 02/08/12 Edition- Features Include: Whip-Poor-Will artwork by Spike Knuth, CWF Volunteers Use A Variety of Skills to Build Boating Access Support, Virginia Hunter Education Association Spearheads Cooperative Effort with Venture Scouts, Virginia State Parks Sets Overnight Visitation Record In 2011, and much more!
    • 02/22/12 Edition- Features Include: Black-crowned Night Heron artwork by Spike Knuth, VDGIF Launches Android Version of Hunt Fish VA App, VA Museum of Natural History Recognizes Suzie Gilley for Outstanding Education Efforts, Virginia's Woodpeckers By Marie Majarov, and much more!
  • March

    • 03/14/12 Edition- Features Include: Barn Owl artwork by Spike Knuth, Governor McDonnell Announces Board Appointments for Natural Resources Agencies, 4th Annual Virginia NASP State Tournament Hits the Bulls-eye, Bear, Deer, Turkey Harvest Data for 2011-12 Announced, and much more!
    • 03/28/12 Edition- Features Include: Mole Salamander artwork by Spike Knuth, Smallmouth and Tidal Largemouth Fishing Outlook Reports Posted, Waterfowlers Build Wood Duck Nesting Boxes To Protect Broods, Virginia Bird Hunters Compete At National Championship, and much more!
  • April

    • 04/11/12 Edition- Features Include: Sharphead Darter artwork by Spike Knuth, Waterfowlers Promote Conservation Practices and Nesting Boxes at Rappahannock Waterfowl Festival, "It Takes a Hunter to Make a Hunter", White-Nose Syndrome Continues to Decimate Bat Population in Virginia, and much more!
    • 04/25/12 Edition- Features Include: Shenandoah Salamander artwork by Spike Knuth, VDGIF Launches Wildlife Internship Network (WIN), Kids Catch Trout and Great Memories at Trout Heritage Weekend in Madison, Virginia Black Bear Tests Positive for Rabies, and much more!
  • May

    • 05/09/12 Edition- Features Include: Glossy Ibis article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Stocking Efforts in Back Bay to Restore Largemouth Bass Fishery, Two Virginia Schools Win National Green Ribbon Awards, Scholastic Clay Target Program Excels In Virginia, and much more!
    • 05/23/12 Edition- Features Include: Black-crowned Night Heron article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Elk Released in Buchanan County as Part of Restoration Plan, Eagle Flight Pen Dedicated At Wildlife Center of VA, Little Tumbling Creek - A Partnership Success Story, and much more!
  • June

    • 06/13/12 Edition- Features Include: Barking Tree Frog article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Youth Hunters Experience Good Success for 2012 Spring Turkey Harvest, Hunter Education Challenge Names Champions for 2012, Golden Eagle Released Back to Wild, and much more!
    • 06/27/12 Edition- Features Include: Scarlet Snake article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Two New K9 Teams Added to VDGIF Law Enforcement, Get Updates on Elk Released in Buchanan County for Restoration, White Perch Certified as New State Record -- May Be Considered For a Possible World Record, and much more!
  • July

    • 07/11/12 Edition- Features Include: Royal Tern article and artwork by Spike Knuth, From The Waterways To The Highways, Virginians Are Advised To Play It Safe This Summer, FNewly Released 2012-2013 Federal and Junior Duck Stamps Offer Everyone An Easy Way to Help Protect Wetland Habitat Across the Nation, Critter Corner, and much more!
    • 07/25/12 Edition- Features Include: Bald Eagle article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Opportunities for Public Comment, Are Rifles More Dangerous than Shotguns?, Newly Released 2012-2013 Federal and Junior Duck Stamps Offer Everyone An Easy Way to Help Protect Wetland Habitat Across the Nation, and much more!
  • August

    • 08/03/12 Edition- Features Include: American Woodcock article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Safety Team Promotes Proper Treestand Use at Sportsman's Shows, Emerald Ash Borer is Spreading Across State, American Eels Return to Mountain Streams After Dam Removal, and much more!
    • 08/22/12 Edition- Features Include: Loggerhead Turtle article and artwork by Spike Knuth, New Section Features Updates for Wildlife Restoration and Management Projects, First Buck Scores Big in VA Deer Classic Contest, Grants Available to Localities for Public Boating Access Facilities, and much more!
  • September

    • 09/12/12 Edition- Features Include: Loggerhead Shrike article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Secretary of Natural Resources Domenech Views Elk Restoration in Buchanan, Cadet Bat Research to Support Preservation, State Record Fish Committee Confirms New State Record Freshwater Drum, and much more!
    • 09/26/12 Edition- Features Include: Horned Grebe article and artwork by Spike Knuth, 73rd Western Regional and State Championship Big Game Contest, Ruffed Grouse Society Members Improve Woodcock Habitat, Know the Law Regarding Feeding of Wildlife, and much more!
  • October

    • 10/10/12 Edition- Features Include: The Northern Harrier article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Special Youth Deer Hunting Day September 29th Sets Another Record, Hunt Club Encourages Youth to Get Involved in Special Seasons, Critter Corner by Marlene A. Condon, and much more!
    • 10/24/12 Edition- Features Include: Eastern Big-eared Bat article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Dominion Dedicates Monument to Veterans and Wounded Warriors, First Outdoor Skills Sampler Big Success at York River State Park, Bill Cochran's Outdoors: An Update on Virginia's Elk Restoration Program, and much more!
  • November

    • 11/14/12 Edition- Features Include: Fisher article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Drivers, Conservation Police Officer of the Year 2011 Officer James Brooks, Snake Charmers, Preseason Practice Has Gone to the Dogs, and much more!
    • 11/28/12 Edition- Features Include: Dismal Swamp Southeastern Shrew article and artwork by Spike Knuth, VDGIF Employees "Dog-Up" to Support Hunters for the Hungry and Other Charities, Fall Turkey Hunting Extended This Year, Complimentary Work Force Helps Monitor Chronic Wasting Disease, and much more!
  • December

    • 12/12/12 Edition- Features Include: Bobwhite Quail article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Wildlife Center of Virginia Releases Bald Eagle at Land's End WMA, Discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease in Pennsylvania to Impact Virginia Hunters, "Unicorn Buck" Stands Out At Big Game Show, and much more!

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