Congratulations to TWS’ Leadership Institute Class of 2023
This year’s participants represent 10 states or provinces and seven TWS sections
Agriculture funding bill passes House committee
The bill would reduce funding for many programs
House committee bill decreases USDA funding
Spending bill would reduce funding for many programs and rescind unused pandemic-era funding
USFWS releases revised policies for mitigating natural resource damage
New policies will guide the agency, partners and project proponents in employing mitigation practices
Resolution would end lesser prairie chicken ESA protection
The U.S. Senate recently passed a provision that would end ESA protections for lesser prairie chicken
Senate to vote on David Bernhardt’s confirmation as Interior Secretary
The Senate has confirmed David Bernhardt as Secretary of the Interior. Bernhardt has been acting in the role since early 2019, when Ryan Zinke, the former secretary, left the administration....
BLM prioritizes wildlife migration corridors
In light of climate change and historic drought conditions in the western U.S., the Bureau of Land Management is pledging to prioritize the restoration and conservation of wildlife on public...
North American Grasslands Conservation Act introduced
The North American Grasslands Conservation Act, recently introduced in the U.S. Senate, would encourage and support partnerships with landowners to conserve and restore America’s native grasslands. The bill, which was...
U.S. Congress moves forward with FY 2023 appropriations
The U.S. Congress has recently made several moves aimed at moving forward discussions on funding the government for Fiscal Year 2023 beginning Oct. 1, some of which include wildlife program...