Bird training

Dallas College Creates Workforce Training Center in Red Bird

Dallas College is setting up a workforce training center in the former Red Bird Mall which is undergoing a nearly $200 million redevelopment. The move is intended to address employment needs in the Southwest Oak Cliff area and surrounding neighborhoods by training residents in skills for high-demand jobs. “In an increasingly competitive educational landscape, it’s …

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The Importance of “Whoa” for Bird Dogs – Garden & Gun

Upland Gun Company co-founder and owner of Pineridge Grouse Camp in Minnesota, Jerry Havel has seen firsthand the growing interest in upland pointers and bird hunting in recent years. For those new to the sport, Havel emphasizes the importance of basic obedience work before venturing into hunting-specific skills training. But once a pointer knows “come,” …

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‘Perfect Storm’: Navy Jet pilots had few options after Bird Strike, expert says

The two military pilots whose plane crashed last September after a bird strike near Fort Worth had virtually no means of preventing the crash, an aviation safety expert has said. Mary Schiavo, former inspector general of the US Department of Transportation, reviewed the cockpit video obtained this week by the Star-Telegram. Schiavo said the pilots, …

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Should You Train and Hunt Pointing Dogs, Hunting Dogs, and Pointing Dogs?

All hunting dogs, including pointers, water pullers, and retrievers, will likely need to be taught self-control and compliance. (Photo by: Chris Ingram) Hunting dogs are often grouped into three different categories: pointers, hunting dogs and retrievers. When it comes to choosing your first (or next) hunting dog, the questions always start to swirl. Which is …

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Rancho Cucamonga’s Nick Bird inspired by ‘Goodfellas’, ‘Pulp Fiction’, other films

It was while watching Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas at age 12 that Rancho Cucamonga’s Nick Bird first became interested in the process behind the film industry. Six years later, he was on the set of the independent drama “Godmoney”. “I was supposed to be an extra,” Bird said. “There weren’t enough costumes so the director was …

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Pelicans sign McCollum for extension, set roster at 20 ahead of training camp

There was a flurry of activity on the Saturday before media day and the start of New Orleans Pelicans training camp. CJ McCollum has agreed to a two-year, $64 million extension with the Pelicans, by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. McCollum is now under contract for the next four years and a total of $133 million. While …

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