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May 3, 2013
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service released yesterday its draft Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE) Grizzly Bear Conservation Strategy.
April 30, 2013
The National Academy of Sciences released today a report addressing scientific questions related to the impacts of pesticides on wildlife.
April 26, 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to relist the Mexican gray wolf as an endangered subspecies
April 26, 2013
LA Times reports that U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service will soon delist gray wolves nationwide except for Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest.
April 16, 2013
The Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee of the California Assembly passed a bill today that requires hunters in the state to use non-lead ammunition.
April 10, 2013
Secretary of the Interior Nominee Sally Jewell has been successfully confirmed this evening by an 87-11 Senate vote.
April 10, 2013
Today the Obama administration released its 2014 budget, which provides vital funding for Department of the Interior wildlife conservation programs.
March 27, 2013
On the eve of the 15th anniversary of the reintroduction of Mexican gray wolves to the American southwest, Defenders of Wildlife called on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to implement a three-point rescue plan to ensure the continued recovery of the species.
March 26, 2013
The National Fish, Wildlife and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy, a climate change response plan, was released today.
March 21, 2013
Details emerged today of a deal between the Obama administration and Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK) whereby Interior Secretary Salazar agreed to delay a decision on whether or not to allow a multi-million dollar road to be built through the heart of Alaska’s Izembek National Wildlife Refuge in exchange for Senator Murkowski’s yea vote on the nomination of Sally Jewell to be the next Secretary of the Interior.