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  • WMI Store Open for Business

    Whether you are searching for books about major wildlife species, past or recent North American Conference Transactions, or pamphlets covering a range of conservation topics, the recently opened WMI Store is now the one-stop shop for many of your literatu...
  • Fish and Wildlife Service Addresses Weighty Problem of Light Geese

    The light goose conservation hunting season currently is underway in a number of states. From the 1970s through the 1990s, the populations of light geese, comprised of greater and lesser snow geese and Ross’s geese irrupted.  They increased to such an ...
  • Omnibus FY2009 Spending Bill Enacted

    On March 10, by a margin of 62 to 35, the U.S. Senate passed an omnibus appropriations bill, providing fiscal year 2009 (FY09) funding for the majority of federal government agencies.  The House passed the bill on February 25 and President Obama signed i...
  • Wisconsin Conservationists and Legislators Back Board-appointed DNR Head; Governor Backslides

    A bill aimed at restoring the authority of the citizen-based Wisconsin Natural Resource Board to appoint the state’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary was introduced to the Wisconsin legislature on March 9.  Backed by a pledged majority s...
  • 72nd (2007) North American Transactions Available; 73rd (2008) Transactions Coming Soon

    The long-awaited Transactions of the 72nd North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, held in March 2007 in Portland, Oregon, is available from the Wildlife Management Institute.  It can be ordered from the WMI Store as a hard copy ($33) or...
  • President Obama Brings Back ESA Consultation

    On March 3, President Obama requested that the Departments of the Interior and Commerce review regulations impacting the consultation process for the Endangered Species Act (ESA), to determine if a new rule-making process should be undertaken, reports the...
  • Input Invited for 75th (2010) North American Conference

    The Steering Committee for the 75th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference is soliciting ideas for the Conference theme and topic suggestions for the four concurrent Special Sessions.  Recommendations for plenary session keynoters also ...
  • House Rejects Massive Public Lands Bill

    An omnibus public land bill (S. 22) that cleared the U.S. Senate on January 14 failed to pass the House of Representatives on March 11, calling the measure’s future into question, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The legislation combines mor...
  • Land Conservation Funding Panel

    Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act (FLTFA) Reauthorization, moderated by John Turner Time and Place: Friday, March 20, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Marriott Crystal Gateway. Arlington, VA, Room: Alexandria Session Description The Federal Land Transaction...