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deer hunting

  • When hunter Ben Karasch sees something move out of the corner of his eye, he assumes it’s a deer. But as Karasch gets a better look, he realizes it’s not a deer, it’s a cougar. And it’s slowly creeping towards him.
  • Deer culling is common across the Midwest. Cities often hire sharpshooters or allow hunters to kill a certain number of deer. But one community in Ohio is trying out another solution: deer sterilization.
  • Fewer people are deer hunting in Michigan. And even if you're not a hunter, you should take notice, say experts.
  • The number of hunters in Michigan is declining. But the consequences of that decline affect more than just the hunting community.
  • An open letter from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources deer biologist Chad Stewart encouraged hunters to rethink their hunting philosophy and harvest more antlerless deer, like does and young males.
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is updating its deer hunting regulations. The department is reinstating certain restrictions on the kinds of deer that can be harvested in the southern part of the state.
  • America’s bird, the bald eagle, is facing a tremendous challenge. As scavengers, they feed on what we and other animals leave behind. But lead continues to find its way into the environment, and causes problems in more ways than you’d think.
  • America’s bird, the bald eagle, is facing a tremendous challenge. As scavengers, they feed on what we and other animals leave behind. But lead continues to find its way into the environment, and causes problems in more ways than you’d think.
  • In February, gray wolves went back on the endangered species list. But it wasn't because the population suddenly plummeted. It had more to do with an ongoing fight between stakeholders who have strong, opposing feelings about protecting wolves. This episode was originally produced in February 2022, as part of a seven part series, titled [Un]Natural Selection.
  • In February, gray wolves went back on the endangered species list. But it wasn't because the population suddenly plummeted. It had more to do with an ongoing fight between stakeholders who have strong, opposing feelings about protecting wolves. This episode was originally produced in February 2022, as part of a seven part series, titled [Un]Natural Selection.