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  • Farm Bill Goes to Conference Committee

    After weeks of little progress, the Senate put its version of the 2007 Farm Bill on a fast track and passed it just before the holiday recess by a substantial margin, 79-14, according to the Wildlife Management Institute. The legislation still needs to cl...
  • Moose Returns!

    Extirpated since 2003, Ecology and Management of the North American Moose is alive, better than ever and again available. Originally published in late 1997 and lost only a few years later when the publisher, Smithsonian Institution Press, went under, the...
  • Park Service Takes Controversial Aim at Elk Overpopulation

    On December 11, the U.S. National Park Service released the Final Elk and Vegetative Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) in Colorado, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The plan outlines fi...
  • National Wildlife Refuges Pack Huge Economic Punch

    A new report released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) reveals that national wildlife refuges have a $1.7 billion impact on the U.S. economy. With nearly 35 million people visiting refuges in 2006, 27,000 private sector jobs were supported, pr...
  • Gene Mutation Likely Made West Nile Virus More Virulent in Crows

    After only eight years since being identified in the United States, West Nile virus (WNV) has spread across the country, infecting over 3,400 humans in 2007 and causing the deaths of 98, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The disease, however, ha...
  • Federal Judge Sends Back Sage-grouse Decision

    On December 4, Judge B. Lynn Winmill, of the U.S. District Court in Idaho, ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to reconsider its decision not to list the greater sage-grouse under the Endangered Species Act, reports the Wildlife Management In...
  • Worth Reading

    It may seem a bit corny, but The Everlasting Stream is the story of a man’s quest for kinship, for explanation of the modern human as predator, for friendship, for a firmer relationship with his teenage son, for Hoover hogs and for what’s important....