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  • 77th North American Special Sessions Set

    The Program Committee for the 77th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference has announced the four Special Sessions slated to follow the event’s Plenary Session on Wednesday, March 14 2012. The Conference, hosted by the Wildlife Managem...
  • Interior Appropriations Bill Moves Forward with Deep Cuts

    The House Appropriations Committee passed a fiscal year 2012 (FY12) Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill on July 12 that included substantial cuts to agency spending and key conservation programs, as well as policy riders impacting natural resourc...
  • Venerated Conservationist Bill Stevens Passes

    On Sunday, July 3, cancer claimed Bill Stevens, 72, friend of conservation and friend of thousands. For 42 years, Bill served Federal Cartridge Company of Anoka, Minnesota.  He retired in 2007 from his post as Federal Premium Ammunition Manager, a capac...
  • Expanded Hunting Proposed for 10 National Wildlife Refuges

    This month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced plans to expand hunting activities at 10 national wildlife refuges in eight states, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The proposal was published in the Federal Register on July 5, and...
  • Colorado Adopts Open Process for Merger

    In response to a legislative mandate to merge the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Colorado State Parks into a new division referred to as “Colorado Parks and Wildlife,” leaders of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources (CDNR) have adopted an o...
  • State Fish and Wildlilfe Agency Transformation "Leaders' Guide" Available

    “State fish and wildlife agencies are struggling to address new and emerging conservation issues while retaining core traditional programs.  Many are finding they are unable to do so adequately, and they fear loss of relevancy to society unless they ar...