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Sixteenth Section lease info now online

JACKSON — The Secretary of State’s Office has unveiled a new feature to the agency’s website designed to allow citizens to obtain information easily regarding 16th Section hunting and fishing leases. “This is truly an amazing new product,” said Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann. “Mississippians interested in leasing hunting and fishing land from the state can get a comprehensive view ...

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Summit recalls faulty tree stands

DECATUR, Ala. — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Summit Treestands, LLC, of Decatur, Ala., has announced a voluntary recall of approximately 6,800 Talon Hunting Hang-on Tree Stands and Brackets/Straps. The CPSC said the tree stands can unexpectedly detach from the tree when the brackets fail, posing a fall hazard to consumers. The firm has received ...

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Scientists look at dwindling ducks

STARKVILLE — As global warming and climate change debates continue worldwide, researchers at Mississippi State University (MSU) are examining how weather influences duck migration patterns. “In the past few years, we have observed that ducks are not migrating to southern latitudes in abundance, or are doing so generally only in the presence of severe weather,” said Rick Kaminski, a senior ...

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Researchers complete deer study

STARKVILLE — Research conducted by Mississippi State University (MSU) shows that protecting younger bucks improves the health of the deer population. The university’s Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture has been conducting deer research for more than 40 years with the goal of improving deer populations throughout the Southeast. A recent study found that protecting young bucks is important because ...

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