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Thursday 03/27/14

Lesser Prairie Chicken Decision Ruffles Feathers
Much to the dismay of people in agriculture and other industries in the southern plains, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service designated the lesser prairie chicken as a "threatened" species that requires more protection from development and other impacts from businesses.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 8:53PM CDT 03/27/14 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (2)
Crazy to put them on a "threatened list" when there is a hunting season for them in Kansas. PRAIRIE CHICKEN (Permit required) Early (East and Northwest zones): Sept. 15 - Oct. 15, 2014 Daily Bag Limit: 2 (single species or in combination) Regular (East and Northwest zones): Nov. 15, 2014 - Jan. 31, 2015 Daily Bag Limit: 2 (single species or in combination) Southwest Zone: Nov. 15 - Dec. 31, 2014 Daily Bag Limit: 1
Posted by Mr. Brandy at 12:05PM CDT 03/28/14
Unbelievable they are still issuing hunting licenses for a threatened species. Tells you a lot about their management and what power the hunting lobbies have, they are running the policy of this country and taking all of the private land owners rights.
Posted by Unknown at 2:10PM CDT 03/28/14
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