Bear Hunters: The quota for the 2014 archery/crossbow season for bears WAS NOT MET today.  Therefore, the bear season will remain open tomorrow.  All hunters must check the KDFWR homepage or call the Info Center at 1-800-858-1549 AFTER 9:00 PM each day of the season to learn if the black bear quota was met.  For information about checking bears, click here.

 Outdoor Tips and Nature Notes

   2014 Kentucky Afield Calendar

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August Outdoor Tips

August Nature Notes

  • Cicadas chorus by day; katydids, tree crickets by night
  • Snapping turtle eggs hatch (through October)
  • Hummingbirds feed at cardinal flowers, blazing stars, trumpet creepers
  • Garter snakes, water snakes bear broods