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  • Chronic Wasting Disease update

    Over the last year, chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been found in one new state, whereas four previously affected states have seen small increases in their CWD-positive regions, reports the Wildlife Management Institute....
  • Conservationists irked by USDA promotion of amber waves of gas at CRP expense

    The double-barreled blow of high corn prices and the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) decision to suspend general enrollment opportunities for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), does not bode well for wildlife, according to the Wildlife Manag...
  • National Wildlife Refuges to suffer large cutbacks in staff:

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will cut 565 of its staff on national wildlife refuges nationwide by 2009, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. Several years of stagnant or declining budgets have exacerbated a backlog in refuge operations a...
  • Tennessee provides leadership for native grass restoration in the Southeast:

    To benefit grassland birds and agriculture, Tennessee conservationists are providing key leadership for the restoration of native grasses in the Southeast, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. Native grasslands and savannahs once were common t...
  • Rio Grande Bosque legislation introduced

    A multi-year effort by several agencies and citizen organizations to save important habitats along the Rio Grande in New Mexico would receive a needed boost in funding if federal legislation introduced recently in Congress is passed, reports the Wildl...
  • Worth reading:

    Next week, Richard Louv will be a keynoter at the Opening Session of the 72nd North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, in Portland, Oregon. His remarks will center on the subject of his best-selling book, Last Child in the Woods, a ...