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  • Senate Bill Aimed at Increasing Access for Hunters and Anglers

    On May 5, Senators Jon Tester (MT) and James Risch (ID) introduced legislation intended to increase hunter/angler access to federal public lands.The Making Public Lands Public Act, S. 901, would designate at least 1.5 percent of Land and Water Conservatio...
  • Sage-grouse Initiative Gets Another Boost

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has committed $4 million to increase capacity to implement the highly successful Sage-grouse Initiative (SGI) launched last year, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  These federal funds will ...
  • Deal Announced to Streamline Review Process for Endangered Species Candidates

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced on May 10 that it has created a six-year work plan to review and address systematically the needs of the 251 species on the 2010 candidate list for endangered species status, reports the Wildlife Manageme...
  • The ESA Dances With Wolves Continues

    In an unprecedented and increasingly controversial move, the United States judicial branch has begun a new chapter in the on-going saga of species protection, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  Late last month, Congress passed a rider attached t...
  • Report Documents Importance of Public Lands for Birds

    A new report by the partners within the U.S. North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI) documents how important public lands are to the conservation of bird species within the United States, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. “The State...