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  • Follow-up Workshop on Climate Change Threats to Fish and Wildlife

    On Tuesday, March 17, 2009, as part of the 74th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, a workshop will be held to examine opportunities to minimize impacts to fish and wildlife resulting from climate change.  A workshop at the 73rd Nor...
  • New Guidelines Upheld for Sage Grouse in Wyoming

    The Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) supported new temporary guidelines to protect sage grouse from oil and gas development, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  The guidelines were created by the Buffalo, Wyoming, field office of the U.S. Bu...
  • Voters Secure Future Funding for Minnesota’s Natural Resource Management

    Despite the difficult prevailing economic conditions, Minnesota voters approved an increase in the state’s sales tax to underwrite projects that will improve wildlife habitat, water quality, parks and trails, and the arts, reports the Wildlife Managemen...
  • Plans to Support Lynx Conservation in Southern Rockies Amended

    The changes provide an overall objective of maintaining or restoring lynx habitat connectivity.  They also provide standards and guidelines for all management projects in lynx habitat, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  The management directio...
  • 74th Conference Special Session #1 to Highlight State Wildlife Action Plans

    “Measuring State Wildlife Action Plan Implementation” is the topic of Special Session 1 at the 74th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference.  Concurrent with three other special sessions, it will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon...
  • Administration Releases Environmental Assessment on Proposed ESA Consultation Changes

    On October 27, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released the draft environmental assessment of their proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) consultation process.  The report finds that th...
  • Studies Lead to Recommendations on Lead in Game Meat

    The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDH) and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) have recently released independent studies that provide recommendations for minimizing lead exposure to hunters and other individuals who consume game ...
  • Making the North American Model More Relevant to More Americans

    Chair: Jeff Crane (jeff@sportsmenslink.org This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )North America is blessed with an abundance of wildlife unimaginable 100 years ago, following several centuries...
  • Mixed Messages: Media and the Environment

    Co-Chairs Phil Seng, D.J. Case & Associates (phil@djcase.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )Tim Zink, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Increasingly, public opinion about en...
  • The Coursework of Conservation: Are University Curricula on Target?

    Chair: Steve McMullin (smcmulli@vt.edu This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )Wednesday, March 18, 200910 a.m. - Noon Universities that offer wildlife-oriented curricula are caught in a dilemm...
  • Measuring State Wildlife Action Plan Implementation

    Co-Chairs:Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation SocietyMatt Hogan, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (mhogan@fishwildlife.org) This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it In an historic milestone...