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Hunting The Locals: Chasing Early-Season Canada Geese A supertight group of buddies devotes every free second to chasing birds that a lot of hunters overlook—resident Canada geese By T. Edward Nickens posted Aug 16th, 2017 A supertight group of buddies devotes every free second to chasing birds that a lot of hunters overlook—resident Canada geese… The Conservationist Sportsmen’s Groups Grapple With Secretary Zinke’s Mixed Messages By Bob Marshall posted Aug 15th, 2017 A new campaign is critical of Zinke and DOI’s national monument review… Survival Close Call: Crushed by Two Trees During Backcountry Storm By Joe Albert posted Aug 15th, 2017 Last June, two trees fell on Erik Lundberg, 32, during a storm in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. 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