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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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Biden administration begins to identify key environmental leaders

By Laura Bies Posted on January 5, 2021  President-elect Biden has nominated Rep. Deb Haaland for Secretary of the Interior. Credit: AFGE The Biden administration will officially take office on Jan. 20, but it has already announced who it will nominate for … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Wolf Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 4, 2020 Contact: DNRPress@Wisconsin.gov MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the official wolf season will begin Nov. 6, 2021. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will delist gray wolves from the federal list … Continue reading

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