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  • Park Service Begins Culling Elk in Rocky Mountain National Park

    In early February, the National Park Service (NPS) began a cull of the elk population in Rocky Mountain National Park with the intention of killing up to 100 cow elk.  The cull, combined with other vegetative management techniques, was authorized in the ...
  • Economic Stimulus Bill Includes Conservation-related Funding

    On February 17, President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  The $787 billion economic stimulus package, which had ballooned over $900 billion at one point during debate in Congress, is intended to create jobs and en...
  • Woodcock Plan Gets Busy

    In 2001, in response to the alarming population decline of the American woodcock since the 1960s, federal and state wildlife agencies and several non-governmental organizations petitioned the Migratory Shore and Upland Game Bird Committee of the Associati...
  • 74th Conference Special Session #4 Takes a Look at the North American Wildlife Conservation Model

    “Making the North American Model More Relevant to More Americans” is the topic of Special Session #4 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. ...
  • Deer Damage Management Workshop to be Held

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Natural Resources and the Wildlife Damage Management Working Group will sponsor a deer damage management workshop at the DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge (near Omaha, Nebraska), August 4-6, 2009.The workshop age...
  • Worth Reading

    Charlie Potter is a duck hunter.  He does other things, but mostly, I have reason to believe, he’s a duck hunter.  During the 1982-83 hunting season, for example, Charlie not only went on a duck hunt, but he went on a migration.  It started in Septem...