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  • Hog-hunting Television Shows and Silver Bullets Won't Fix the Nation's Wild Pig Problem

    Talk to any wildlife biologist in the southern United States about wild pigs, and you’re likely to hear something akin to at least one of the following, “They’re the four-legged equivalent of fire ants;” “If the average litter is six, typically ...
  • Montana and Idaho Adapting Wolf Harvest Strategies

    State wildlife agencies in Idaho and Montana are closely monitoring their respective wolf harvests and making adjustments midway through their second season managing wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  At a...
  • Economic Figures Build Support for Conservation, Recreation Funding

    With Congress looking to reduce the federal budget deficit and the “Super Committee’s” failure to reach a compromise on future funding levels triggering more than $1 trillion in cuts to domestic spending, several keystone conservation programs are f...
  • Special Session at 77th N.A. Conference Will Address Human Dimensions in Relation to Wildlife Health Issues

    Throughout the world, natural resource agencies are increasingly recognizing and contending with links between human and animal health. This realization has prompted numerous agencies and organizations to develop and adopt comprehensive wildlife/human hea...
  • Analysis Available on Farm Bill Conservation Programs' Status and Jeopardy

    Conservation programs and funding for them that was authorized in the 2008 Farm Bill will expire at the end of the current federal fiscal year, September 30, 2012, unless Congress extends or reauthorizes the legislation, according to the Wildlife Manageme...
  • McCabe Retires

    Wildlife Management Institute Vice President Dick McCabe informed the WMI Board of Directors of his retirement, effective January 15, 2012. Dick served the Institute for 35 years, initially as its Director of Publications.  In 1988, he was appointed Sec...