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  • Conservation Bills Introduced in Congress

    With work on stimulus and appropriations funding bills completed, members of Congress are turning their attention to conservation initiatives as a series of new bills were introduced early this month.  These bills, impacting duck stamps, mining law and o...
  • Patrick Noonan Receives 2009 George Bird Grinnell Memorial Award

    Renowned conservationist Patrick F. Noonan was honored with the 2009 George Bird Grinnell Memorial Award for Distinguished Service to Natural Resource Conservation.  The Wildlife Management Institute (WMI) conferred the award during the 74th North Americ...
  • Clean Water Act Interpretation Loggerheads Prompt Wetland Protection Bill

    Legislation to clarify and restore protection to millions of acres of wetlands was introduced recently in Congress, according to the Wildlife Management Institute. The bill, the Clean Water Restoration Act (CWRA), introduced by Barbara Boxer (CA), Benjami...
  • President Signs Public Lands Bill, Questions Raised on Alaska Road

    After stumbling short of the finish line in mid-March, congressional leaders used procedural tactics to pass the massive public lands protection bill just one week later, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  The Omnibus Public Lands Management Act...
  • Hunter Recruitment and Retention Boosted by New Website

    The Wildlife Management Institute (WMI) announced the launch of a new Website dedicated to sustaining and enhancing North America’s hunting heritage.  The Website, www.huntingheritage.org, will serve as a clearinghouse for information, programs and con...
  • Shafroth Promises Integrity, Science and Process at DOI

    Will Shafroth, the recently appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks at the Department of the Interior, addressed a crowd of 900 during the plenary session of the 74th Annual North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Confer...