Worried that avian flu could hit the US and close upcoming waterfowl seasons? According to this Memphis Commercial Appeal article, you can “relax.” Although the Feds do expect the virus to show up here as soon as this year, Interior Secretary Gale Norton says the primary risk to human health is not from interaction with wild birds, and while waterfowl-season closures are a possibility, they remain unlikely. Hunters, though, could play a key role in reporting infected birds. Check out the link below to learn what you can do.,1426,MCA_470_4570922,00.htm