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  • Conference Session to Examine What Green Renewable Energy Really Means

    A Special Session of the 75th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference will focus on one of the most pressing current issues in wildlife management – the ecological impacts of renewable energy development.  Across North America, politic...
  • Perfect Storm Brewing Over the Prairie Pothole Region

    Climate change, conversion of native prairie to cropland and reduction of acreage enrolled in the USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) appear to be converging and impact substantially the numbers of wetland- and grassland-dependent wildlife in the ...
  • Fatal Pneumonia Hits Four Montana Bighorn Herds - Another Perfect Storm?

    Four bighorn herds in western Montana have been plagued by a deadly pneumonia outbreak this winter, with impact of the latest herd being discovered earlier this month, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. There is no vaccine or effective treatment f...
  • Input Solicited for 76th (2011) North American Conference

    The Program Committee for the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference invites and encourages interested persons and parties to submit ideas for the 76th Conference, to be held March 14-19, 2011, at the Westin Crown Center Hotel, in Kansas...
  • Helping Woodcock and Other Young-Forest Wildlife Along the Atlantic Coast

    The Atlantic Coast region stretches from southwestern Maine to the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. Although urbanization has chewed up many thousands of acres, this great expanse of land remains critically important to a range of resident and migratory wildlife,...
  • Senate Hearing Evaluates Impact of Solar Industry on Jobs

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee on his department’s efforts to fast track solar energy development on federal public lands.  The hearing in late January was part of the Gree...
  • Chronic Wasting Disease Eases into the Commonwealth of Virginia

    Late last month, a white-tailed deer harvested in Frederick County, Virginia, tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), reports the Wildlife Management Institute. Taken by a hunter less than a mile from the border of West Virginia’s CWD-positiv...
  • Climate Change Prompts a National Fish and Wildlife Adaptation Strategy

    In partial response to Congress’s unprecedented $400 million appropriation to the Department of the Interior, Environmental Protection Agency, USDA Forest Service and the Smithsonian Institution, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) convened the sec...
  • Secretaries Form Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council

    On February 4, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced formation of a new Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council (WHHCC) to help promote and preserve America’s hunting heritage for future gene...