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  • Canadians Engage with the Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative

    Ten of the 21 Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) being developed by the U.S. Department of the Interior extend across international borders, with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south.  For several of these LCCs, significant portions fall o...
  • Budget Reduction Recommendations Threaten 2012 Farm Bill Conservation Programs

    In response to the Budget Control Act of 2011, the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry recommended to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction a reduction of $23 billion across all U.S...
  • Interior Announces Fast Track of Seven Electricity Transmission Projects

    On October 5, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that nine federal agencies would be expediting the review and approval of seven electricity transmission projects across the country including five in the West.  The new transmission lines, wh...
  • National Park Service Strives to Reduce Overabundant Elk and Deer

    An annual elk hunt in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming and a volunteer-based "elk reduction" project in western North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park got underway this month amid public criticism, reports the Wildlife Management Institute....
  • Climate Smart Adaptation to be Featured at March Workshop

    To date, most discussions concerning climate change have focused on the role of mitigation or ways to limit the potential scale of change.  However, as some degree of climate change is becoming inevitable and the ability to limit it is becoming apparent,...