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New Landscape Conservation Task Force is Established

ASSOCIATION OF FISH & WILDLIFE AGENCIES, Washington D.C.: December 8, 2021 Washington D.C. – A new Landscape Conservation Joint Task Force was established during a signing ceremony at the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Executive Committee Meeting. The establishment … Continue reading

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Researchers say it’s time to clean up the US Clean Water Act

December 7, 2021 University of Missouri-Columbia In 1969, the Cuyahoga River near Cleveland was so polluted that it caught fire, helping to launch the modern environmental movement and prompting Congress to pass the Clean Water Act three years later. It … Continue reading

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Invasive Carp Removal Efforts In Mississippi River

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 15, 2021Contact: DNR Office of CommunicationsDNRPress@wisconsin.gov The Wisconsin DNR will continue working with neighboring state and federal agencies to reduce the number of invasive carp in the Mississippi River. / Photo Credit: Minnesota DNR LA CROSSE, Wis. – … Continue reading

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Carp Removal From Mississippi River

This is the second time MUM has been used in Wisconsin or Minnesota waters. Thirty-four silver carp were captured in Pool 8 during the first interagency carp removal operation in April. / Photo Credit: Minnesota DNR LA CROSSE, Wis. – The … Continue reading

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President Biden Announces Key Nomination

OCTOBER 21, 2021•STATEMENTS AND RELEASES Martha Williams, Nominee for Director of Fish and Wildlife Services at the Department of InteriorWilliams is currently serving as the Principal Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Preceding her appointment, Williams served … Continue reading

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