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  • Bye, Bye Blackbird is a Sad But Common Refrain

    For migrant birds in North America, 2011 emerged with a startling truth—things that go “boom” in the night can kill you.  On New Year’s Eve in Beebe, Arkansas, more than 3,000 red-winged blackbirds and migrating birds of several other species tum...
  • Popular Booklet on Feeding Wildlife is Back in Circulation

    Feeding Wildlife…Just Say NO! has been reprinted and again is available to state and provincial wildlife agencies, conservation and sportsmen’s organizations, businesses and individuals who want facts and perspective on the serious issue of supplement...
  • Secretary Salazar Directs BLM to Create New "Wild Lands" Policy

    On December 23rd, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar issued a Secretarial Order (Order No. 3310) directing the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to manage public lands with wilderness characteristics as Wild Lands.  The Order calls for the BLM to develo...
  • Florida Everglades Refuge and Conservation Area Proposal Mirrors Similar Efforts in Other Regions

    On January 7, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced a new initiative through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to conserve working lands and protect wildlife habitat in the headwaters of the Florida Everglades.  The proposal would create...
  • DOI Announces $19 Million in Grants for Coastal Wetlands

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the funding recipients through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2011 National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program on December 22. Twenty-four projects protecting coastal habitats on nearly 6,00...
  • Worth Reading

    In the history classes of our Junior High yesteryears, we learned of a vague sometime called the Dust Bowl era.  Amid the doodles in high school textbooks, we looked at Harry Eisenhard photographs of weathered American nomads in frayed coveralls, travers...