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Congress considers trapping on refuges

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife held a hearing last week to consider eight bills and one resolution, including one piece of legislation that would prohibit trapping on National

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Senate hearing examines biodiversity loss

During a hearing last week, U.S. lawmakers highlighted threats to wildlife and the loss of biodiversity as well as how to address these issues. The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee specifically explored how

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Wildlife Subcommittee discusses conservation bills

The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife considered several conservation bills last week, including one that would reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act. The “North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act” (H.R.

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Senate committee debates maintenance backlog

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee considered options for addressing the maintenance backlog on public lands during a hearing last week. The $19.4 billion public lands maintenance backlog has plagued the Department of the