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  • Outdoor Ballot Initiatives Win Big on Election Day

    Voters across the country gave strong support at the ballot box for conservation related initiatives during the 2012 election. This year, 46 of the 57 conservation funding ballots passed, an approval rate of 81 percent. There were three statewide initia...
  • California's Strategic Vision for Fish and Wildlife Leads to New Initiatives and New Name

    Two years ago, the California General Assembly passed a bill that required development of a new strategic vision for the California Fish and Game Commission and the California Department of Fish and Game.  Assembly Bill (AB) 2376 called for improving a...
  • Potential of Conservation Issues in Lame Duck Session of Congress

    After the stagnation of election year politics, members of the 112th Congress returned to Washington, DC in mid-November during a “lame duck” session facing a full slate of issues that were tabled during the regular session. Most of the focus will be ...
  • Farm Bill Prospects in the 112th Congress

    Following the recent election, Congress returned for its  “lame duck session” on November 13th. With a packed agenda, it is unclear whether lawmakers will address renewal of the Farm Bill before the end of the year, according to the Wildlife Manage...
  • 78th North American Special Session to Explore the Role of Public Trust in Wildlife Management

    In the United States, state and federal governments have the legal trust authority and mandate to conserve wild, living resources for the benefit of people. This obligation, known as the “public trust doctrine,” is the foundation of the nation’s app...
  • Wildlife Management Short Course - Colorado State University - March 2013

    The Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology at Colorado State University will again offer their annual Wildlife Management Short Course on the campus during the week of March 25 – 29, 2013. This popular course was developed for laypersons ...