Hunting season is a time to practice and promote firearm safety

This hunting season the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is joining with the National Shooting Sports Foundation to remind hunters that safety remains at the core of America’s hunting traditions.

“This is a time of year when a lot of firearms are in use and in transport,” said DNR Hunter/Boater Education Lt. Billy Downer. “We want everyone who enjoys hunting opportunities in South Carolina to know that materials and resources are available to provide education and important reminders about how to be safe with their firearms in the field, on the range, at home and everywhere in between.” Continue reading

Hunters Should Avoid Harvesting Collared Deer in Research Locations

The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) and the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences are currently conducting a telemetry project to determine the adult survival rates and movement patterns of white-tailed deer in Alabama. The project is designed to enhance the management of Alabama’s white-tailed deer resources.