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  • Senators Introduce Package of Sportsmen's Bills

    On June 7, Senators Jon Tester (D-MT) and John Thune (R-SD) introduced the Sportsmen’s Act of 2012 that pulls together 16 separate bills impacting sportsmen, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  The bills are packaged and filed as an amendment...
  • Efforts Underway to Conserve Lesser Prairie Chickens

    Agencies in the five states that are home to the Lesser Prairie Chicken (LPC) have joined forces to develop a conservation plan for the species in an effort to preclude the need for listing under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA), according to th...
  • CRP General Sign-up Period Ends

    Despite near-record prices for many crops, interest in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) remains high, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that nearly 48,000 offers were received fro...
  • FWS Announces Refuge Acquisitions from Migratory Bird Stamp and NAWCA Grants

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will acquire approximately 1,368 acres for the National Wildlife Refuge System with $1.3 million from the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund, the proceeds of the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (Duck Stamp)...
  • Senate Moves Farm Bill to Floor

    Senators overwhelmingly approved a measure to open debate on the 2012 Farm Bill on June 6. By a vote of 90 to 8, the Senate voted to open discussions of the bill on the full Senate floor, according to the Wildlife Management Institute. The Agriculture Re...
  • 80th North American Conference Slated for 2015

    Negotiations were recently completed for the 80th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference to be held March 9 to 14, 2015, at the Hilton Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska.  The 80th North American in Omaha will be preceded by the 79th from March...