The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR) recently announced the creation of the first elk hunting season in the Elk Management Zone (EMZ) in southwestern Virginia. How awesome is that?! While the number of available tags hasn’t been disclosed yet, here’s what we do know: -Resident and non-resident applicants will be eligible to apply for a non-refundable application fee between February 1-March 30, 2022-If selected, residents will pay $40 for a special elk tag license while non-residents will pay $400.-The season will last seven days in October.-No hunting with dogs or calibers below .23. To learn more about the hunt and eligibility, listen to today’s District of Conservation episode. 

EP 214: 'Conservation is Conservative' Webinar, Gray Wolf Saga Continues, BLM HQ Update, National Parks Are Safe, Clean Energy Week District of Conservation

In Episode 214 of District of Conservation, Gabriella reads reviews and gives listeners the skinny on news stories/trends they overlooked. Here's what she discussed today: her upcoming "Conservation is Conservative" webinar, the continued politicization of gray wolf delisting, Bureau of Land Management HQ news, why National Parks are still safer than cities, and Clean Energy Week needing to highlight nuclear power.  SHOW NOTES Register for Gabriella's "Conservation is Conservative" webinar hosted by Clare Boothe Luce Center for Conservative Women Gray wolf update, true recovery status, Trump delisting, and GOP response BLM HQ update National Park mortality rates Why nuclear power should be highlighted during Clean Energy Week — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/district-of-conservation/support
  1. EP 214: 'Conservation is Conservative' Webinar, Gray Wolf Saga Continues, BLM HQ Update, National Parks Are Safe, Clean Energy Week
  2. EP 213: Making Hunting Inclusive for Everyone w/ Ashlee Lundvall & Chad Waligura of Able Outdoors
  3. EP 212: Demystifying Suppressors with SilencerCo's Matt Pinnell & Shauna Young
  4. EP 211: Catching Trout at Gunpowder Falls, Proactive Forest Management, Preservationists Want To Reimagine State Wildlife Agencies
  5. EP 210: Zack Vucurevich, Founder & Owner of Whetstone Habitat

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August 9, 2021