Outdoors Articles

Hidden War: How Special Operations Game Wardens are Reclaiming America’s Wildlands from the Drug Cartels, exposes an astounding yet under-reported nationwide environmental emergency. In Hidden War, author Lt. John Nores, Jr., recently retired after a 28-year career as a game warden with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, recaps the state’s aggressive campaign to eliminate Mexican drug cartels’ black-market trespass marijuana...
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The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is reminding sportsmen that this year’s big game application period is fast approaching. Below are important dates for the 2019 Big Game Application Process. March 18, 2019 - Big Game Application Period Opens April 29, 2019 - Big Game Application Period Deadline May 6, 2019 - Bonus Point Application and Application Withdrawal Period Closes May 24, 2019 -...
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Whiskeytown Sailing Club to Host 55th Annual Memorial Weekend Regatta
by Whiskeytown Sailing Club, MARCH 11, 2019
Whiskeytown Reservoir

The Whiskeytown Sailing Club will be hosting the 55th Annual Whiskeytown Memorial Weekend Regatta on May 25th and 26th at Whiskeytown Lake. The Regatta is a two- day sailboat race which attracts sailors from all over California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Each year, more than 60 sailors enter their boats in the competition. “There are many sailors and their families that...
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A Three Hour Life - It's Tough Being Wild & Free
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, MARCH 4, 2019

When you live in a mountain wilderness as my wife Laura and I do, you never know what to expect day or night. This seems especially true when living among free-roaming wild horses as we have for these past five-years. It was in the pre-dawn light of March 1st (2019) that I spied a mare laying down in what seemed a...
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Artists are invited to submit their original artwork to the 2019-2020 California Duck Stamp Art Contest. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will accept submissions April 26 through May 27. The contest is open to U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older as of Feb. 26, 2019. Entrants need not reside in California. The winning artwork will...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has recently seen an increased number of confirmed and suspect cases of canine distemper virus (CDV) in wild gray foxes in the Mount Shasta and Scott Valley areas in Siskiyou County. Most of California’s carnivore species are susceptible to CDV, with gray foxes, skunks and other mustelids also being highly susceptible. CDV is...
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