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  • CWD’s Insidious March 2010

    As if to reinforce its status as an unrelenting threat to North America’s cervid populations, chronic wasting disease (CWD) has expanded its range for the second time in 2010. In late February, the Missouri Departments of Agriculture, Conservation and H...
  • Wyoming Becomes First State to Tax Wind Production

    Governor Dave Freudenthal signed a bill on March 5 that will make Wyoming the first state to tax wind production, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The governor has been vocal about ensuring parity among the various energy producers in the state...
  • Farmlands Get New Conservation Enrollment Opportunity

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary, Tom Vilsack, recently announced that USDA will offer an opportunity for general enrollment of lands in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) later this year. This is the first general sign-up for CRP offe...
  • Interior Advisory Committee Submits Wind Guidelines

    The 22-member Wind Turbine Guidelines Federal Advisory Committee announced on March 5 that it had reached consensus on a set of recommendations (Guidelines) for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to utilize to avoid or minimize the impacts of land-b...
  • FWS Lists Sage-grouse as Candidate Species

    On March 5, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) had decided that the greater sage-grouse was warranted for listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), but that the listing is precluded at this ...
  • Final Call for 76th (2011) North American Conference Input

    The Program Committee for the 76th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference has issued a final call for ideas and recommendations for workshops and Special Session topics, chairs, cochairs and presenters and plenary keynoters. The 76th Nor...