August 31, 2012
I have a morning routine in which I try to spend 30 minutes reading about as many happenings in the hunting and fishing world as I can. It's a task that's made infinitely simpler thanks to Google's alerts system. If you're not familiar with it, the system basically allows you to tell Google to send you alerts about stories, blogs and other news services that contain key phrases that you specific. So my alerts send me information about "hunting", "fishing", "public land" and "Eliza Dushku." In my defense, the Dushku alert was created after PETA proclaimed her to be "Jeffrey Dahmer" after saying in an interview that she enjoyed hunting elk. I just keep forgetting to delete it. . .seriously.An interesting story I've been following thanks to a Google alert is an issue involving the future of several thousand acres of land in Maryland's Worcester County.According to the report, the Maryland Forest Service proposed opening 4,800 acres of land in the Chesapeake Forest to public hunting. Previously, the former timber operation was held as a private lease by a hunting club.
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