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Wing commander: Stutheit’s experience evaluating duck wings helps formulate waterfowl regulations across central U.S.

By Jerry Kane Nebraska Game and Parks Commission LINCOLN, Neb. — By quickly studying a duck’s wing, Randy Stutheit plays a role in determining waterfowl regulations and seasons in states throughout the central portion of the country. But he’s been doing it awhile – 35 years – and that experience means a lot in the Central Flyway, which stretches from Canada to Mexico. Stutheit, a longtime wildlife biologist with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, is a “wing checker” on …

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Commissioners to Consider Waterfowl Regulations

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners will consider the 2013 waterfowl regulations when they meet Aug. 30 in Valentine. The meeting begins at 8 a.m. at the Niobrara Lodge, 803 E. U.S. Hwy. 30. The recommendations include waterfowl seasons and increases in daily bag limits for teal, canvasbacks, scaup and Canada geese. They also include a change in format of the Light Goose Conservation Order from three zones to two and a change in the …

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