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Jeb Williams New North Dakota Director

Monday, August 23, 2021 – 12:00 pm BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed Wildlife Division Chief Jeb Williams to serve as the next director of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, effective Aug. 24, citing his broad experience … Continue reading

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Historic, Bipartisan Bill Will Galvanize Wildlife Recovery

Lacey McCormick, National Wildlife Federation Jul 20, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. — New legislation from U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) will dedicate $1.4 billion annually to proactive, voluntary, locally-led efforts to recover thousands of at-risk wildlife species, while creating … Continue reading

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Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Introduced

April 22, 2021         Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies strongly supports the introduction of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 2773) in the House today.  This bipartisan legislation will dedicate $1.3 billion annually … Continue reading

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Noem orders agriculture, natural resource department merger

Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem yesterday issued an executive order to merge two departments overseeing the state’s agriculture industry and natural resources. The Republican governor’s order created the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources that … Continue reading

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Iowa DNR officer dies of COVID-19

 January 9, 2021 11:51 pmTravis Breese DES MOINES, Iowa (KWWL) – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources confirms one of its conservation officers has died of complications from COVID-19. Steve Reighard died of COVID complications on Friday, according to Iowa DNR … Continue reading

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