Conservation News

State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement enrollment open

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is currently accepting proposals from conservation partners for the State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement initiative, a program focused on effectively restoring and managing wildlife habitat in alignment with state-established goals.

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USDA announces grants for feral swine control

In an effort to address feral swine (Sus scrofa) control and eradication, the Agriculture Department’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are partnering on a new Feral Swine Eradication and

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TWS submits testimony on agriculture appropriations

The Wildlife Society submitted written testimony to the House Interior Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies, asking Congress to increase Fiscal Year 2020 budgets for programs within

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USDA begins implementing Farm Bill

Implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill, passed in December, is now underway. The $867 billion package funds many programs, from producer subsidies to food stamps, including $5 billion for conservation incentives on private lands. Key