Tag: Pheasant

  • DNR Now Accepting Submissions For 2022 Stamp Design Contests

    MADISON, Wis. – Have your artwork featured on a piece of history and contribute to environmental restoration efforts by entering the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) 2022 Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant and waterfowl stamp design contests. Artists must submit their entries by July 15, 2021 for the 2022 contests. “The contests offer a unique opportunity […]

  • Hunters take to the field on pheasant opener

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Upland hunters were greeted by mild weather for Nebraska’s Oct. 31-Nov. 1 pheasant and quail season opener. Many hunters reported seeing relatively good numbers of pheasants but noted the dry conditions posed challenges. High temperatures were in the 60s Saturday and 50s Sunday. Although parts of Nebraska received snow last week, conditions […]

  • Wild Turkey, Pheasant And Waterfowl Stamp Design Contest Winners Announced

    MADISON, Wis. – A total of 22 talented wildlife artists submitted 37 pieces of artwork for the 2021 Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant, and waterfowl stamp design contest. Judging was held on July 30 at a conference center in Portage, Wisconsin. The judges for the 2021 Wisconsin Wildlife Stamp Art Contest were Jeff Maletzke from Ducks Unlimited, John […]

  • Call For Entries To Wisconsin’s Wild Turkey, Pheasant And Waterfowl Stamp Design Competitions

    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin artists have until July 15 to submit artwork for the 2021 Wild Turkey, Pheasant and Waterfowl Stamp design contests. Entries must be received or postmarked by July 15, 2020, and judging will take place in a closed session on July 30. For many years, the DNR’s wild turkey, pheasant, and waterfowl stamp programs have […]

  • Prairie Wildlife Awarded Orvis 2020 Lodge of the Year

    WEST POINT, Miss., May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Prairie Wildlife, a 5,000+ acre, conservation-driven sporting estate located in West Point, Mississippi, has been named the 2020 Endorsed Wingshooting Lodge of the Year by Orvis (orvis.com), an international, multi-channel retailer specializing in the high-end fly-fishing and wingshooting lifestyle. This latest honor accompanies other Orvis endorsements including […]

  • Hunting trip planners available on Game and Parks’ website

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Start planning a 2020 spring turkey hunt today by downloading trip planners at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s website. These printable, species-specific trip planners – which are available for prairie grouse, quail, pheasant, upland bird mixed bag, mule deer and wild turkey – condense a variety of useful information into two […]

  • Hunters take to the field on pheasant opener

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Hunters from around the country returned to rural Nebraska on the weekend of Oct. 26-27 for the pheasant and quail season opener. Hunter activity was highest on opening day and most effort subsided by midday on both Saturday and Sunday. Across the state, hunters were greeted with pleasant conditions and temperatures in […]

  • Special youth hunts set for Oct. 19-20 at 14 wildlife management areas

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Youth ages 15 and younger are encouraged to participate in the statewide youth pheasant, quail and partridge season on Oct. 19-20. The Take ’Em Hunting Challenge encourages hunters to take a pledge to introduce someone new to hunting, and this season provides an excellent opportunity to mentor new hunters. Rooster pheasants will […]

  • Miles for Monarchs Campaign Kicks Off During National Pollinator Week

    Raising awareness/donations for national pollinator habitat through outdoor activities  St. Paul, MN – June 19, 2019 – Coinciding with National Pollinator Week, Pheasants Forever and the Monarch Joint Venture have announced a new Miles for Monarchs campaign to raise awareness around the decline of native pollinators, while raising much-needed finances to support pollinator conservation work throughout monarch, pheasant […]

  • Hunters take to the field on pheasant opener

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Hunters from around the country returned to rural Nebraska on Oct. 27-28 to partake in a coveted outdoor tradition – upland bird hunting during the 2018 season opener. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission staff contacted 1,040 hunters across the state while making bag checks. These hunters harvested 418 pheasants and 89 quail. […]