Exploding Populations – Summer Woodchucks Up The Limit

Exploding Populations – Summer Woodchucks Up The Limit

Jul 9, 2015

  Later this summer, the tabulated results of the DNR’s August Roadside Surveys will be used to monitor the population trends of several important Iowa wildlife species.  The noble ground hog [a.k.a. woodchuck] will not be one of those species. But if the DNR were to conduct an official Annual Chuck Count, I’m guessin’ this year’s...

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Predicts Strong Duck Migration for 2015

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Predicts Strong Duck Migration for 2015

Jul 6, 2015

When autumn winds blow and fall weather sets in, Iowa waterfowl hunting enthusiasts can anticipate a strong duck migration during 2015.  That’s the official assessment for this year’s North American Breeding Duck and Habitat Survey released this week by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Conducted every spring since 1955, the annual survey measures...