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  • Early Estimates of Greenhouse Gas Canned

    As scientists take a close look at the switch from petroleum-based fuels to biofuels, it appears that the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with many types of biofuels has been vastly overestimated, according to the Wildlife Managemen...
  • Hardrock Mining Reform between a Rock and a Hard Place?

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee took its first look at reforming the 1872 hardrock mining law on January 24, and promised that any bill put forward would look much different from the version that passed the House last November. The Hard...
  • Climate Change Legislation Heating Up

    More than a dozen climate change bills have been introduced in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. Leading the way is the Climate Security Act of 2007, S. 2191 climate-change bill, or the “Lieberman-Warner” after its principal Sena...
  • Feds Back Colorado Play to Protect Wintering Big Game

    The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and USDA Forest Service (USFS) have teamed up with the Colorado Division of Wildlife (CDOW) to relieve snowbound wildlife populations by closing state and federal land to all human activity in the Gunnison Basin, r...
  • Worth Reading - John James Audubon

    There were only four things I didn’t like about John James Audubon: The Making of an American (2004) by Richard Rhodes. One of those was the title; it has little bearing on the biographical construction. Other than the title and a couple, minor, pesky...
  • Conservation Leaders Program Makes Headway

    During the last week of January, the Conservation Leaders for Tomorrow (CLfT) program completed its fourth and final workshop of its 2007-08 initial expansion year. Sponsored by the Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation and the Wildlife Management Institute (WMI...
  • Redefining Wetland Protections through the Legislative Process

    After a series of court decisions that muddy the waters on definitions for wetlands, efforts are gathering steam on Capitol Hill to clarify the Clean Water Act, so as to ensure protection of critical wetland habitats, reports the Wildlife Management Insti...