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  • Habitat goals for migratory birds in the Prairie Pothole Region reportedly will fail at current rate

    A Government Accounting Office (GAO) report released in late September informed Congress that, at its current level of funding and pace of acquisitions, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will not achieve its migratory bird habitat-protection goals ...
  • BLM cancels Utah's November lease sale

    The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) canceled its November oil and gas lease sale in Utah this month, the first time in 20 years that a sale in the state has been postponed, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The cancellation is intended to pr...
  • Government finds Farm Bill conservation practices at costly cross purpose

    A recent assessment by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) confirmed that federal farm subsidy payments are contributing to the conversion of native grasslands to croplands, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. To assess the impact that ...
  • New National Elk Refuge hunts begin

    Managers of the National Elk Refuge in Jackson, Wyoming, working with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department have authorized new hunts for bison and elk on the refuge this fall, reports the Wildlife Management Institute....
  • Northeast gets aid after landscape-scale conservation conundrums

    By combining financial resources, the Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (NEAFWA) has created an efficient and effective mechanism to address landscape-scale or regionally applicable issues through the Northeast Regional Conservation Need...
  • Exhibit space available at 73rd NAWNRC

    The Wildlife Management Institute invites exhibitors to display their services and products at the 73rd North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, from March 26 to 28, 2008, in Phoenix, Arizona. As usual, space at the hotel (the Hyatt Regen...
  • Bad news moose

    Moose populations continue to expand in the Northeast, and states are learning, sometimes on the fly, how to accommodate the animals, reports the Wildlife Management Institute....