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  • Warner-Lieberman climate change bill gets warmer

    Recent compromise by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on one of a dozen climate change bills currently in Congress may lead to significant funding for wildlife conservation, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The Warner-Lieberm...
  • Scaup deaths in Minnesota linked to parasite

    Three thousand scaup and a few hundred coot are dead on Minnesota's Lake Winnibigoshish, the apparent victims of a deadly intestinal parasite, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The affected lake is a known stopover for scaup and other migrating w...
  • WMI's Distinguished Service Award gets distinguished namesake

    The Wildlife Management Institute's highest individual honor—its Distinguished Service Award—will henceforth be known as the George Bird Grinnell Memorial Award for Distinguished Service in Natural Resource Conservation. With the permission and enthus...
  • Southeast states seek permanent operational home for bobwhite initiative

    On November 11, 2007, the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking applications from conservation partners interested in assuming the lead national role in managing the operations and gro...
  • 3rd International CWD Symposium slated

    The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) will host the 3rd International Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Symposium in the summer of 2009, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. It will be held July 22-24, 2009, at the Marriott Hotel and Conference...
  • Conserving the cradle of conservation

    At age 24, a naive, energetic greenhorn stepped off a Northern Pacific railcar and into the nearly Wild West. In short order, he established the Elkhorn Ranch north of Medora, North Dakota. Despite his "work conquers all" attitude, "all" didn't include wi...
  • Growth in wind power spurs efforts to reduce impacts to wildlife

    With the price of crude oil approaching $100 per barrel, the continued volatility of foreign energy markets and increasing acceptance of the link between fossil fuels and climate change, the hunt for "clean, green" energy has spurred an alternative energy...
  • National outdoor recreation report revealed and revealing

    The number of North Americans who hunt and/or fish continues to decline, according to the National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (Survey), which was recently released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It indicates tha...