Gov. Sam Brownback has repeatedly criticized the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for listing lesser prairie chickens as threatened. His recent announcement that the state will start raising and releasing lesser prairie chickens was not greeted with a lot of support in the conservation world.
The Fishing Tournament Trail is published each Tuesday during the fishing season. Reports of upcoming events or results can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 816-234-4319 by noon Monday. Results should include spellings of names and hometowns of the first two places and the big-fish winner. Upcoming events should include the lake, sanctioning body of the tournament, time, date, takeoff site, entry fee and a contact number for more information.
McAllen, Texas, is a hub for birding activity in the Rio Grande Valley. Because of its location on a major flyway and its diverse habitat — everything from wetlands to lush vegetation to arid areas — it attracts a diversity of birds few areas in the United States can match.
Phil Lilley was in search of small trout when he took his grandkids fishing recently on Lake Taneycomo. “We were trying to catch a couple of small trout for an art project they were doing,” said Lilley, who runs Lilleys’ Landing Resort and Marina. Grandpa didn’t do so well.
Brent’s best bet: The fishing is heating up at Smithville Lake. The crappies have moved into the main-lake brush and they’re biting. Good numbers of fish are being caught on minnows and jigs. Catfish, both channels and flatheads, also are hitting. And the bass bite remains good, especially around flooded vegetation.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed two bills Tuesday that would have designated captive deer as livestock instead of wildlife while shifting management of the whitetails from the Department of Conservation to the Department of Agriculture.
Sometimes when you're heading to the yoga studio, you don't want to lug around a bulky foam mat or use a cumbersome yoga bag. Gaiam's No Slip Yoga Towel is a good alternative and can pack up into any bag for easy portability, whether you're commuting or on vacation.
It may not be the easiest thing in the world, but come summertime, bringing your workout to the beach is a highly attractive option. And while we're all about trying new things and challenging our bodies, it's important to note that yes, there is a "wrong" way to run on sand.
There are three main ways to move your muscles to build or maintain strength. The techniques each have scientific sounding names: isokinetic, isometric and isotonic. There's a little known, almost secret, method of combining two of them to greatly improve the results of your resistance workout.