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  • Senate Includes RESTORE Act on Transportation Bill

    The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed their version of a federal highway bill in mid-March by a vote of 74-22, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century,” or MAP-21 bill (S. 1813), authorizing $109 b...
  • Cholera Kills Thousands of Waterfowl in Klamath

    An outbreak of avian cholera has killed 10,000 to 15,000 ducks and geese in the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge complex, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  Most of the affected species are snow and Ross’ geese, pintail ducks, and coots....
  • Conservation Compliance: A Key Component of the Farm Bill

    As the next Farm Bill is developed, a core issue will be inclusion of conservation compliance language, according to the Wildlife Management institute. First established in the 1980’s, conservation compliance is the application of a set of minimum conse...
  • Blohm Receives George Bird Grinnell Award

    Revered waterfowl biologist and consummate conservationist Robert "Bob" Blohm was honored with the Wildlife Management Institute’s (WMI) 2012 George Bird Grinnell Memorial Award for Distinguished Service to Natural Resource Conservation. The award was c...
  • Workshop Focuses on National Landscape Conservation Effort

    A national Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) workshop held in Denver in late March had 350 conservation professionals in attendance, according to the Wildlife Management Institute.  The purpose of the workshop was to advance the evolution of the L...
  • Mule Deer Working Group Releases Outreach Materials

    The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ Mule Deer Working Group (MDWG) recently released two new publications to help managers improve monitoring of the species and deal with the rapid expansion of energy development in the west.  The MD...