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August 19, 2016

Partners in Flight releases 2016 Landbird Conservation Plan

Partners in Flight recently released their 2016 Landbird Conservation Plan, presenting vulnerability assessments for bird species across Canada and the United States. Partners in Flight (PIF) is a network of...

August 16, 2016

Migratory Bird Treaty turns 100 years old today

One hundred years ago today, Canada and the United States signed the Migratory Bird Treaty, a landmark agreement to protect North America’s migratory birds. Signed on Aug. 16, 1916, the...

August 11, 2016

Groups urge presidential candidates to address science

Joining 55 organizations and associations, TWS has signed a letter calling on the presidential candidates to address a set of 20 questions, each of which focuses on a major issue related...


August 9, 2016

USFWS to end predator control on Alaskan refuges

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service finalized a rule on Aug. 5 that will prohibit non-subsistence predator control measures on all Alaskan National Wildlife Refuges. The rule overrides state regulations...

July 29, 2016

Bill to improve regulation of invasive species introduced

On July 14, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY) introduced the Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act of 2016.This legislation aims to streamline and improve regulations that...

July 21, 2016

USFWS to offer new fishing and hunting opportunities on refuges

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a proposed rule to expand hunting and fishing opportunities on 13 national wildlife refuges (NWRs). The proposal also amends existing refuge-specific hunting...

July 19, 2016

House passes Interior-EPA spending bill

On July 14, the House of Representatives passed the fiscal year 2017 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill (H.R. 5538). The $32.1 billion bill, which passed...

July 11, 2016

$1.3 Billion wildlife funding bill introduced in House of Representatives

In a major step towards securing increased funding for conservation efforts, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 5650) was introduced in the House of Representatives on July 6. Congressman Don...