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  • Reviewers rip spotted owl recovery plan

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS’s) draft recovery plan for the Pacific Northwest’s beleaguered northern spotted owl population has been lambasted, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. According to FWS-ordered and independent peer rev...
  • Northern Rockies’ gray wolf delisting possibly no longer detained

    In a move that could end a stalemate that has hindered the delisting of gray wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountain region from the federal Endangered Species Act, the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission (Commission) released its revised Wolf Management Plan ...
  • Conservation organization sues Interior over energy development

    In late August, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) filed suit in U.S. District Court against the Department of the Interior (DOI) for the agency’s plans to allow 2,000 new oil and gas wells and to build 1,000 miles of road and 1,000 ...
  • North American Conference Workshop call for papers

    A call for papers has been issued by organizers of the workshop “The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation: Affirming the Role, Strength and Relevance of Hunting in the 21st Century,” which will be held on Tuesday, March 25, in conjunction wit...
  • Baucus backs Farm Bill funding shift

    In anticipation of U.S. Senate action on the 2007 Farm Bill, Senator Max Baucus of Montana announced that he is assembling a proposal that would shift funding from incentive payments to tax credits, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The shift wou...
  • Shrinking sea ice could drastically impact polar bear populations

    Reports by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) suggest that the retreat of Arctic sea ice could reduce polar bear populations by as much as two thirds within 50 years, observes the Wildlife Management Institute. Furthermore, USGS concluded that the models a...