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  • New Jersey Pinelands in Line for Invigorated Forest Management

    Rules governing the Pinelands National Reserve (PNR) are being significantly amended to improve management of the Pine Barrens forests for ecological and economic purposes. PNR is the largest area of contiguous open space on the Mid-Atlantic seaboard betw...
  • Send Outdoor Digital Pix to the FWS Image Mosaic

    As part of an effort to get families outdoors, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is compiling a mosaic of digital images showing people enjoying nature in their backyards, local parks and nearby wild places, such as a national wildlife refuge....
  • 74th N.A. Conference Transactions Available, 73rd Transactions Pending

    As backwards as it may seem (and is), the Transactions of the 74th (2009) North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference has been released, whereas the 73rd (2008) Transactions has been delayed and may not be available for another month or two. ...
  • Conservation Stewardship Program Overhauls Conservation Security Program

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently opened continuous enrollment opportunities for the new Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), according to the Wildlife Management Institute.CSP is a voluntary program that was authorized in the 2008 Far...
  • Congress Working On Migratory Bird Conservation Bills

    In July, the U.S. House of Representatives made progress on two bills that will impact migratory bird conservation.  On July 16, the House passed the Joint Ventures for Bird Habitat Conservation Act by a vote of 400-0.  Then on July 29 by a vote of 26 t...
  • Senate Unanimously Confirms Hamilton as New FWS Director

    On July 31, shortly before leaving for its August recess, the Senate confirmed Sam Hamilton as the next Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) by unanimous consent, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  President Obama nominated Hamil...