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  • Cost of Some Elk Hunts on Valles Caldera Could Jump

    In an effort to reach its congressionally mandated self-sufficiency of the Valles Caldera Preserve in New Mexico by 2015, managers of the preserve are considering a substantial increase in access fees for about 25 percent of elk tags, according to the Wil...
  • Great Lakes Wolves Join Northern Rockies Wolves Back on Endangered Species List

    Two late September actions put gray wolves in the continental United States back on the Endangered Species List, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  On September 23, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) reinstated protections for wolves in th...
  • Colorado Oil and Gas Commission Approves Wildlife Protection Rules

    In response to two laws passed by the Colorado state legislature in 2007, the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) tentatively approved rules aimed at reducing the impacts of energy development on fish and wildlife. House Bills 1298 and 1341...
  • White House Wildlife Policy Conference Seeks Conservation Bridge to Next Administration

    The October 2-3 White House Conference on North American Wildlife Policy, held in Reno, Nevada, brought about 500 participants to discuss some of the most important issues confronting wildlife conservation and the continent’s hunting heritage.  ...
  • Bobwhite Initiative Fledges—Grows Rangewide, Lays Foundation

    The Northern Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) was founded by the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) and its technical arm, the Southeast Quail Study Group Technical Committee, to restore declining quail populations to 1...
  • Landscape Benefits Exceed Farm Program Expectations

    A recently completed study of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and the Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) has quantified and documented a number of environmental benefits of these two programs in the Prairie Pothole Region of the United States, accordin...
  • Gulf Hurricanes Devastate Wildlife Refuges, Impact Migrating Waterfowl

    National Wildlife Refuges along the Gulf of Mexico were hit hard by hurricanes this September, according to the Wildlife Management Institute.  The 20-foot storm surge that hit the Texas Coast in front of Hurricane Ike inundated wetlands in the Texas Che...
  • Worth Reading

    If David McCullough wrote it, it’s worth reading.  His books read like front-page news, but with detail, trustworthy accuracy and interior-page sidebars that add scope and clarity to the setting, circumstance and players.  It isn’t possible not to b...