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How to carry paper Oregon hunting license and tag

To quote the Oregon Hunting regulations: The owner of a game mammal tag that kills a game mammal for which a paper tag is issued, shall immediately validate the tag by writing on the tag, in ink, the ...
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Is there data on how the 17-year cicada population (Brood X) emergence affects other species?

Web of Science turns up some 143 papers on 'cicada emergence' across all search fields. There are a dozen or so that focus on the impact of the emergence on various predators, and a variety that focus ...
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Why does North Cascades National Park get so few visitors?

The answers here are on the right track but there's an additional historic factor: North Cascades National Park used to receive quite a few visitors, but as the first graph in one of the responses ...
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Is this a well-known way to kill ticks that are out of reach on your body?

Here, in the Netherlands they (used to) warn against killing ticks which are attached to your body without detaching them first. They did not mention alcohol as a method but did mention cream which ...
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Is this a well-known way to kill ticks that are out of reach on your body?

As I know using liquids(oil, alcohol) against tick is discouraged, because the tick would probably spew more infected saliva into us. The best thing is prevention or if you get it find a way to remove ...
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Need Help Identifying a Birdcall (Sierra Nevadas)

I know this is a stale question, but in my experience nighthalks are really only active just before and after nightfall and aren't very "nocturnal", kinda like bats. Owls, though, make all ...
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How long does it take to sail up the Mississippi?

It's going to be slow, with a lot of rowing. Looking at the prevailing winds, to get an estimate of how much the wind will be on your side, it's not good news. In June, at Greenville Airport the wind ...
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Good open source Android GPS apps for hunting in the US?

Here is a list of Andoid apps (propiretary and free) that provide navigation with OSM. Open Source? Open-source code or displays open-source data? Avenza PDF Maps offers a free account that allows ...
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Good open source Android GPS apps for hunting in the US?

Oruxmaps is not unfortunately not open source, but it plays well with open map formats and can display many types of online and offline maps, including topographic maps. It can be used in a completely ...
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Is this a well-known way to kill ticks that are out of reach on your body?

60% isopropyl achohol kills wasps, hornets, spiders and just about anything dead, and deader than dead. So I find it hard to believe that it would not kill a tick either as a tick is of the same ...
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Is this a well-known way to kill ticks that are out of reach on your body?

May have been something else in the spray. When driving home from Arkansas we found the dog had dozens of ticks(we had pulled them off the kids doing a "tick check" every few hours), but ...
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What is this tiny round shiny black bug that bites?

I don't think it's a tick. it leaves a red spot Ticks cling to the bite spot and embed themselves ever deeper. It the bug left on it's own instead of being removed, I highly doubt it's a tick. ...
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Will mountain lions eat wild horses?

More than 1 study determined cougars do control wild horse populations in the Great Basin region. https://wildlife.org/jwm-cougars-prey-on-feral-horses-in-the-great-basin/ Horses do not harm the ...
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