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RMEF Joins Wyoming, Feds in Next Step Toward Possible Wolf Appeal

RMEF Joins Wyoming, Feds in Next Step toward Possible Wolf Appeal MISSOULA, Mont. -The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, along with the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the State of Wyoming, filed a notice of appeal in the … Continue reading

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SCI Foundation’s HLF Aid Anti-Poaching Efforts in Tanzania

(Washington, DC) On December 17, 2014, SCI Foundation’s Hunter Legacy Fund (HLF) donated $100,000 to provide the Wildlife Conservation Foundation of Tanzania (WCFT) with vehicles to be used by anti-poaching patrols. SCI Foundation has outfitted anti-poaching units with two fully … Continue reading

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E-Duck Stamp Passes Senate

On December 15, the Senate approved the “Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp,” (H.R. 1206), which was passed by the U.S. House in June 2013. This legislation, sponsored by Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Vice-Chair Congressman Rob Wittman (VA), allows the Department of … Continue reading

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State park lodges provide all the comforts of home for a winter escape

The holidays are here and Michigan state park lodges are the perfect place for a fun and affordable staycation. These modern accommodations provide all the comforts of home, in a variety of beautiful outdoor settings. Reservations can be made up … Continue reading

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DNR awards $930,700 in Land and Water Conservation Fund grants

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that nine community parks across the state and one DNR recreation facility in Oceana County have been recommended to share $930,700 in Land and Water Conservation Fund grants. This federal program, administered … Continue reading

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Humane Society Legislative Fund Goes All In on Landrieu’s Losing Campaign

This from www.Humanewatch.org The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) spends less than 1 percent of its budget on grants to help local organizations care for pets. So we already know what HSUS doesn’t spend its money on—but where exactly does it all … Continue reading

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First Detection of Emerald Ash Borer in Six Southern Indiana Counties

GW:  Once it get started, it’s just a matter of time before the ash trees are dead.  Once they begin to die off, good land managers will plan for felling the dead and dying trees before they become an unsafe … Continue reading

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SCI: Thanks to NJDEP for Continuing Bear Hunt Despite Interference by Anti-Hunting Groups

Washington – Special to The Outdoor Wire – With New Jersey’s weeklong black bear hunting season now under way, Safari Club International (SCI) again thanks the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) for continuing with the hunt, despite incessant … Continue reading

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Shorebird Listed as Threatened by USFWS

American Bird Conservancy (ABC), Defenders of Wildlife, and the Natural Resources Defense Council welcomed today’s decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to formally list as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) the highly imperiled rufa Red … Continue reading

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IA Deer Harvest Up 19 Percent Over 2013; Better Weather Likely The Reason

Hunters reported harvesting 19 percent more deer in Iowa during the first three days of first season shotgun deer compared to 2013 when cold weather likely minimized the amount of time hunters spent in the timber. If the harvest trend … Continue reading

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