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Nothing But Hound Dogs

Sunday, June 08, 2014

There is no sound quite like eight hundred hounds waking up to a crisp spring morning:

They could be heard (no doubt all across the state of Pennsylvania) at the Bryn Mawr Hound Show, which celebrated its hundredth anniversary this May.   Hound shows ...

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Specials

The Hidden World Of Girls, with Tina Fey

Saturday, March 15, 2014

The Kitchen Sisters invite you on a journey around the world to experience the secret lives of girls and the women they become with host Tina Fey.

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Radiolab

'You're Invisible, But I'll Eat You Anyway.' Secrets Of Snow-Diving Foxes

Friday, January 03, 2014

They leap into the air, adjust their tails, land headfirst in the snow, burrow down and hit a teeny moving target — buried three feet below. It's their lunch. How does a fox catch a mouse in winter? This is amazing.

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WNYC News

Crossbow Hunting Law Set to Expire Dec. 31st

Sunday, December 30, 2012

The New Year means hunters in New York will no longer be able to use crossbows to hunt big game. Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed a law that would have expanded cross bow hunting for another two years because of a provision attached to the measure.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Wild Western Women

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Chance encounters with unusual women in a provocative tale by Meloy and a darkly comic story by Ford.

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Features

The Flight of Falconry

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

The image of a hood bird of prey, poised on the hand of its master or mistress, is often linked to the medieval age of chivalry. But in fact the sport of falconry is among the oldest forms of hunting practiced today. Learn more about the ancient flight of falconry and see photos of birds of prey here.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Girl Hunter

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Georgia Pelligrini, a classically trained chef, talks about becoming a hunter that tracks down food in the wild, and how she embraced local, organic, and sustainable food. Girl Hunter: Revolutionizing the Way We Eat, One Hunt at a Time tells about teaming up with veteran hunters, trav­elling over field and stream in search of the main course—from quail to venison and wild boar, from elk to javelina and squirrel.

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WNYC News

NJ Announces Special Coyote Hunt

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Starting on January 2, New Jersey will have a special permit season to hunt for coyotes.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: On the Hunt for Sustainable Venison

Friday, December 09, 2011

Peter and Nancy Zander talk about deer hunting as a means of eating healthy, sustainable meat. Try Nancy's recipe for Five Spice Venison Stew here.

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Features

Wild Boar Population on the Rise in New York

Monday, August 15, 2011

In the past five years, the population of wild boar in New York state and across the East Coast has slowly increased, leading to a spike not only in sightings but also in consumption of the swine.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

On the Hunt

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Anthony Licata, editor in chief of Field and Stream, talks about the bear hunt in New Jersey and Sarah Palin's caribou.

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Features

Fetching Dinner: Hunting Dogs Help Bring Seasonal Foods to the Table

Thursday, November 18, 2010

As the light pleasures of summer give way to the denser ones of autumn, our meals get denser, too. This week, “Last Chance Foods” looks at hunting and that means it’s time to call the dogs.

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Last Chance Foods

Hunting for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Field & Stream Editor Anthony Licata explains how wild turkey tastes different from the usual store-bought variety. Get our "Grilled Backstrap With Deer Rub" recipe here, and check out WNYC's video of Licata talking about hunting—and eating—squirrel.

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Features

Going Nuts For Squirrel Hunting

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Watch WNYC's video about this bushy-tailed pastime or check out our recipe for "Pork Rind-Crusted Fried Squirrel with Molasses Red-Eye Gravy" here.

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WNYC News

New Jersey to Hold Black Bear Hunt in December

Monday, November 15, 2010

Next month, New Jersey will hold its first black bear hunt in five years. The state's Department of Environmental Protection says the black bear population in northern New Jersey is about 3,500 — and decade ago, that number was under 1,000. DEP Spokesman Larry Ragonese said New Jersey received more than 3,000 bear complaints last year, ranging from minor nuisance calls to aggressive behavior.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Jonathan Franzen on the slaughter of songbirds in Europe

Monday, July 19, 2010

Jonathan Franzen on the slaughter of songbirds in Europe.

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WNYC News

The Long Island Turkey Hunt is On

Friday, November 20, 2009

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Long Islanders who like their Thanksgiving turkey extremely fresh may be in luck. L.I.'s first turkey hunting season opens today, but only for those 1,600 who hold turkey hunting permits.

Seventy-five turkeys were reintroduced in Suffolk County ...

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