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  • New Research Suggests Outdoor Cats Kill More Wildlife Than Previously Thought

    A study released this month by The Wildlife Society and the American Bird Conservancy suggests that nearly one-third of free-roaming house cats are capturing and killing wildlife, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  Conducted by the University of...
  • Learn About Young Forest in New Book, Website

    A new website, www.youngforest.org, and book, Under Cover: Wildlife of Shrublands and Young Forest, recently released by the Wildlife Management Institute describe young forest ecosystems and why they are critically important to wildlife. The 92-page bo...
  • Wildlife Agencies Urged to Engage in Wildland Fire Planning

    State wildlife agencies are being urged to engage in the ongoing development of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  Speaking at the recent Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies ...
  • Farm Bill Stalls During August Recess

    After substantial advancement in recent weeks, progress on the 2012 Farm Bill has ground to a halt, according to the Wildlife Management Institute. In late June, the Senate passed its version of the bill by a vote of 64 to 35. The House Agriculture Commit...
  • Happy 75th to the Wildlife Restoration Program

    On September 2, one of the most important programs for wildlife conservation in America will celebrate its 75th anniversary, reports the Wildlife Management Institute.  The Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration program, long known just by the names of its ...
  • Correction

    In last month’s ONB, we incorrectly reported that the version of the Farm Bill that was passed by the House Agriculture Committee linked crop insurance subsidies with conservation compliance. That is not correct and we adjusted the article on our websit...