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Fall 2003 FEATURES

This Land is Your Land: West Virginia's Public Lands and Waters
by Steve Brown
State and federal agencies have purchased and leased more than a million acres of land for your use and enjoyment.

Passing On Hunting Traditions to the Next Generation
by Gary Foster
Parental guidance ensures a safe, rewarding experience afield during special youth hunts for deer, squirrel and waterfowl.

What's Out There?
by Brian McDonald and Rose Sullivan
DNR Biologists spend much of their time in the woods and waters surveying and recording the state's wildlife and plants.

Not In My Backyard: The Urban Deer Challenge
by Jim Crum
Bowhunting has been shown to provide a safe management tool to control increasing urban deer populations.

Nature's Last Hurrah
by Nanci Bross-Fregonara
All the fill color is not just in the trees. Beauty abounds in fall wildflowers and weeds.


Field Trip: Hawks Nest

Wildlife Diversity Notebook: Common Barn Owl