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  • Conservation Funding Ducks Administrative Axe

    Both chambers of Congress passed conference agreement legislation on Fiscal Year 2010 appropriations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that include substantial funding boosts for conservation programs, according to the Wildlife Management Ins...
  • Grizzly Return to the Endangered Species Act

    A late September decision in the U.S. District Court in Montana has landed the grizzly bear back on the list of threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  Judge Donald Molloy ruled in favor of ...
  • Hunting and Fishing Heritage Bills Introduced in Congress

    Companion bills introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate in early October are intended to maintain recreational fishing, hunting and shooting on federal public lands and ensure continued opportunities for these activities, reports...
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases National Climate Change Strategy

    In an effort to address proactively the impacts of climate change on fish, wildlife and plants, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) released a climate change strategic plan on September 23, positioning the issue as the agency’s top priority.  The...
  • Worth Reading

    Raise your hand if you know where the Northeast Kingdom is.  I didn’t know until a few years ago.  Actually, I know where northeastern Vermont is; I just had no idea that it carried that enigmatic title. And I still am not entirely certain why it doe...