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Jim Cardoza earns McDowell Award

The award is the Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ highest honor

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June 21, 2018

Senate committee optimistic about farm bill passage

The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee reported the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the Farm Bill, with a 20-1 roll call vote. The 2014 Farm Bill...

June 14, 2018

Forest Service, Congress discuss wildfire

Both the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the House Subcommittee on Federal Lands convened during the first week of June to discuss prospects for the 2018 fire season with...

June 7, 2018

TWS submits testimony on CWD program revisions

The Wildlife Society submitted comments on Chronic Wasting Disease Program standards. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service began the process of revising the standards in March 2018. CWD is...

May 31, 2018

Western and Southwest sections weigh-in on border wall

The Western and Southwest Sections of The Wildlife Society collaborated on a letter to their regions’ congressional representatives about the potential effects of the proposed border wall on wildlife along the...

May 24, 2018

TWS and SAF lead push to protect USFS R&D funding

The Wildlife Society and the Society of American Foresters, along with other professional societies and conservation, forestry, and sportsmen and women’s organizations sent letters to Congress urging lawmakers to ensure...

May 22, 2018

Riders remain in 2019 National Defense Authorization Act

The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 5515) made it through the May 9 House Armed Service Committee markup hearing with some policy riders that could affect federal wildlife management...


May 18, 2018

Changes proposed for greater sage-grouse plans

The ongoing controversy over greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) conservation continued this month with the release of six draft environmental impact statements and resource management plan amendments. A public comment period...

May 11, 2018

Pruitt signs ‘Secret Science’ rule, controversy remains

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Scott Pruitt, wants to promote the “ability to test, authenticate, and reproduce scientific findings” that the agency uses in its rulemaking process with the proposed rule...

May 1, 2018

Senate committee questions proposed USFS 2019 budget cuts

Testifying before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Interim Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen described next year’s presidential budget request as “a request of very tough choices and trade-offs.”...