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  • Farm Bill Makes Hay

    After months of negotiations and several extensions of the 2002 legislation, Congress passed a new Farm Bill, the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008. The level of support—318 for and 106 against in the House of Representatives, and 81 for and 15...
  • Stage Set for 2008 Wildlife Policy Conference

    Leaders of the nation's top hunting and other wildlife conservation organizations celebrated the visionary leadership of President Theodore Roosevelt at the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) on May 15, and they laid the groundwork for a plan to carry ...
  • Worth Reading

    Three very different books of the past several months took a willow switch to the reporting of American history. Only one of those is the subject of this review. The others were Shadow Divers (2004, author R. Kurston) and Puppetmaster: The Secret Life o...
  • Nanook Gets Threatened

    On May 14, Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne announced that he accepted the recommendation of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to list the polar bear as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), reports the Wildlife Mana...
  • National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Sets New Course

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) was established by Congress in 1984. Since then, NFWF has administered more than $600 million for more than 10,000 grants. Throughout that period, it relied primarily on its partners and grantees to estab...