How to Talk to Politicians About Conservation Issues

Conservation

How to Talk to Politicians About Conservation Issues

It seems like every time something goes wrong in the world of conservation, somebody is telling you to “call your congressman.” I’m certainly guilty of saying it. But nobody ever lays out how you go about doing that or what to say once you get on the phone. It’s important that we get involved and...
Charlie Booher Aug 16, 2022
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What Happened to North America’s Weasels?

Wildlife Management

What Happened to North America’s Weasels?

The weasel on my office desk has a serpentine body that wraps into a tight coil. It’s perched on a piece of driftwood and has lush chocolate brown fur that melds into a porcelain white belly. It has a cheese wedge head, stubby legs, and a black-tipped tail the length of a butter knife. My old man...
Michael Adams Aug 12, 2022
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Photos: 10,000-Year-Old Human Footprints Discovered in Utah

Anthropology

Photos: 10,000-Year-Old Human Footprints Discovered in Utah

Archaeologists in Utah recently stumbled upon a rare find: early human footprints dating back at least 10,000 years. The footprints, which were discovered in the salt flats of the Air Force’s Utah Testing and Training Range, are believed to have been created by humans walking along the muddy...
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MeatEater's New Audio Book is Available Now!

Books & Literature

MeatEater's New Audio Book is Available Now!

Storytelling tends to feed off of itself. One person shares a harrowing tale, that tale jogs the memory of another storyteller, and the cycle goes on until the sun is rising and the stack of firewood is depleted. After the first batch of Campfire Stories became an instant New York Times bestseller...
MeatEater Staff Aug 2, 2022
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The Mystery of America's Stonehenge

Anthropology

The Mystery of America's Stonehenge

If you’re driving through the rocky ridges of southeastern New Hampshire and see a sign for “America’s Stonehenge,” don’t expect a peek into North America’s hitherto-unknown megalithic past. America’s Stonehenge is more a modern nickname for an intriguing New England sightseeing attraction than the...
Patrick Durkin Aug 1, 2022
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Vermont Woman Charged with Assault for Using Bear Spray on Hunters

Wildlife Management

Vermont Woman Charged with Assault for Using Bear Spray on Hunters

A 61-year-old woman is facing multiple charges after allegedly spraying three hunters with bear spray near the small town of Groton, Vermont, local authorities say. Vermont resident and noted local houndsman Ellsworth “Butch” Spear contacted wardens with the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife...
Travis Hall Jul 29, 2022
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Why Hunters Should Support the New Grasslands Bill

Policy & Legislation

Why Hunters Should Support the New Grasslands Bill

The North American Grasslands Conservation Act was officially introduced this morning by U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and co-sponsored by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO). If passed, the bill will be one of the most significant steps for grassland conservation efforts...
Ryan Callaghan Jul 27, 2022
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Photos: Rare 400-Pound Stingray Jumps Into Boat, Gives Birth

Wildlife Management

Photos: Rare 400-Pound Stingray Jumps Into Boat, Gives Birth

A family boated a bit more than they expected during the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo on Friday, July 15. April Jones was fishing with her son, husband, and father-in-law, when suddenly she felt something large hit her body. At first she thought it was a wave, she told AL.com. Then Jones turned...
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Bowfisherman Kills Capybara in Illinois

Wildlife Management

Bowfisherman Kills Capybara in Illinois

An Illinois man came home with an unusual harvest after a bowfishing trip in Randolph County. The man, who’s name has not been released, was featured with his kill on the Facebook page of a southern Illinois hunting group. The harvest appears to be a mature capybara. Capybaras are giant rodents...
Travis Hall Jul 21, 2022
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Video: Man Frees Bighorn Sheep From Lake Mead Mud

Wildlife Management

Video: Man Frees Bighorn Sheep From Lake Mead Mud

Todd and Kelly Goshorn came across this bighorn sheep stuck in the mud on the shore of Lake Mead while boating. Fortunately, Todd was able to place a rope around the ram’s horns and pull him from the clutches of the muddy entrapment. As water levels drop in Lake Mead, more of the shoreline is...
Maggie Hudlow Jul 20, 2022
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Photos: Red Fox Raids Grackle Nest

Wildlife Management

Photos: Red Fox Raids Grackle Nest

A pair of grackles near Stoughton, Wisconsin, learned the hard way in early June that red foxes can climb trees far better than what humans often claim in common lore and nature books. The grackles lost their entire hatch to a red fox, which had little trouble raiding the nest 18 feet up a spruce...
Patrick Durkin Jul 18, 2022
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