Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources http://wfpl.org en Don't Drop Off Trapped Critters at Beargrass Creek, Kentucky Wildlife Officials Say http://wfpl.org/post/dont-drop-trapped-critters-beargrass-creek-kentucky-wildlife-officials-say <p>Kentucky wildlife officials are concerned about the ecosystem of the Louisville Nature Center and Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve because of an increase in reports of troublesome critters.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The issue is that some residents trap the animals they find rummaging through trash cans and yards and relocate them into the forests, o</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">fficials&nbsp;said.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:13:10 +0000 Jacob Ryan 7004 at http://wfpl.org Don't Drop Off Trapped Critters at Beargrass Creek, Kentucky Wildlife Officials Say Officials Tracking Spread of Deer Disease http://wfpl.org/post/officials-tracking-spread-deer-disease <p><em>Information for this story also came from the Associated Pres</em>s</p><p>Kentucky wildlife officials are seeking the public&rsquo;s help in tracking the health of the state&rsquo;s deer herd.</p><p>They&rsquo;re trying to locate deer suffering from a fatal disease that&rsquo;s prevalent in warm weather.</p><p>It&rsquo;s called <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epizootic_Hemorrhagic_Disease">epizootic hemorrhagic disease</a>&mdash;EHD---which has been found in white-tailed deer across the southeastern U.S. since 1966.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 21:28:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 1023 at http://wfpl.org Officials Tracking Spread of Deer Disease