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  • House Votes to Slash Spending on Ag Conservation Programs

    On May 31, the Committee on Appropriations in the U.S. House of Representatives passed the fiscal year 2012 (FY12) agriculture spending bill, which included more than $1 billion in cuts for farm conservation programs with “mandatory” funding levels, r...
  • Progress Towards Restoring Wild, Free-Ranging Bison Herd

    The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) recently announced the launch of the next phase of its campaign to restore a wild, free-ranging bison herd in, and around, the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (CMR) in northcentral Montana, reports the Wi...
  • Electronic Reference Source for Hunter Recruitment and Retention Now Available

    Wildlife management agencies and hunter organizations now have an additional resource to aid their efforts to recruit and retain hunters, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. Supported by a grant from the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting ...
  • Wild Lands Policy Sidelined

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar wrote on June 1 that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) would not designate any lands as “wild lands,” reports the Wildlife Management Institute. ...
  • More Acreage for the Conservation Reserve Program

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it will accept 2.8 million acres into the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) as a result of the 41st general sign-up that was held this past spring. With the addition of these lands, total enrollmen...