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Group sues to reinstate rule protecting Alaska bears, wolves

An environmental group trying to protect wolves and bears on national wildlife refuges in Alaska is suing the Trump administration. The Center for Biological Diversity is challenging the constitutionality of … Click to Continue »

BP oil and gas spill near the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge under control

A BP oil and gas well in Alaska blew out late last week, uncontrollably spilling crude oil and gas just around 60 miles away from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The well was out of control through the weekend. The Arctic oil spill happened just days before the seven year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.[...]

Wildfire in Okefenokee wildlife refuge grows to 6,000 acres

A wildfire sparked by lightning in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is spreading through government-owned swamp and forestland, having burned more than 9 square miles near the Georgia-Florida state line. … Click to Continue »

Sportsmen’s Alliance Calls on Trump Administration to Rescind Park Service Rule

In response to the U.S. Senate’s passage of H.J. Res 69 last week, which rightfully returned game management on National Wildlife Refuge System lands in Alaska to state biologists, the Sportsmen’s Alliance is now calling on President...Show More Summary

Did President Trump Open National Parks and Wildlife Refuges for Coal Mining?

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Snopes

President Trump lifted a temporary moratorium on leasing federal lands for coal mining, but that activity was never completely shut down.

National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming

A sculpture of five elk called Wapiti Trail greets visitors as they turn off of Highway 89, where rising seamlessly out of the side of East Gros Ventre Butte, just north of the National Elk Refuge, is a rustic-looking museum of artwork...Show More Summary

Congress votes to allow controversial hunting practices in Alaska

Tuesday marked an obscure anniversary in American history: It was 114 years to the day after President Theodore Roosevelt established the first national wildlife refuge, in Pelican Island, Fla. Countless birds had been slaughtered in the area for their feathers, and the federal designation stopped...

Senate Votes to Allow Hunting of Grizzly Bears in Alaska Refuges

The U.S. Senate voted, mostly along party lines, on Tuesday (March 21) to abolish a regulation that prohibited certain types of hunting in Alaska national wildlife refuges.

Congress Rolls Back Obama-Era Rule On Hunting Bears And Wolves In Alaska

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The Senate voted Tuesday to lift a 2016 ban on certain hunting practices — like trapping and aerial shooting — on national wildlife refuges there. Now the bill heads to President Trump to be signed.

Congress Votes To Kill Protections For Wolves, Bears On Alaska Refuges

last monthNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON — With the stroke of his pen, President Donald Trump could allow for bears, wolves and other predators to once again be hunted in Alaska’s national wildlife refuges. Following in the footsteps of their House colleagues, Senate...Show More Summary

An attempted overthrow of our national wildlife refuge system

If grizzly bears, black bears, and wolves cannot live in peace on national wildlife refuges, where can they live? Photo by iStockphoto Let’s be very clear. The resolution advanced by Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan to allow unconscionable...Show More Summary

Alaska's national refuges are not private game reserves

The 16 national wildlife refuges in Alaska span the state from the remote Arctic on the northern edge to the volcanic Aleutian islands southwest of Anchorage. Across the refuges’ nearly 77 million acres, animal diversity abounds — ice worms and seabirds, black bears and grizzly bears, wolves, moose,...

Sportsmen Celebrate 114thAnniversary of Refuge System

National Wildlife Refuge System provides accessible public lands hunting and fishingopportunities MISSOULA, Mont. – America’s national wildlife refuges have providedgenerations of sportsmen with equal opportunity, easy access, publiclands...Show More Summary

Alaskans say no to using aircraft, cruel traps to kill grizzlies on national wildlife refuges

During the debate on the House floor, Rep. Don Young proudly announced that as a young man, he killed wolves in their dens and pocketed the bounty paid by the federal government. Photo by Alamy When we worked to outlaw cockfighting in the last U.S. Show More Summary

2 Mexican nationals admit Missouri refuge pot-growing plot

Two Mexican nationals have admitted in federal court their role in a large marijuana-growing operation at a central Missouri federal wildlife refuge. Twenty-seven-year-old Carlos Horacio Vasquez-Duarte and 24-year-old Rigaberto Camacho … Click to Continue »

Sportsmen Celebrate 114th Anniversary of Refuge System

America’s national wildlife refuges provide sportsmen with opportunity and access to public lands for hunting and fishing. This post Sportsmen Celebrate 114th Anniversary of Refuge System appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

2 Convicted Of Conspiracy In Trial Of Second Group Of Oregon Occupiers

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Two of the men who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge last year have been convicted on felony conspiracy charges, while two others were convicted on lesser charges.

Jury convicts 2 of conspiracy in Oregon ranching standoff

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The verdict handed prosecutors some redemption after they failed to convict occupation leaders Ammon and Ryan Bundy? and five others in last fall's trial involving the takeover of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Monte Vista NWR

2 months agoHobbies / Nature : Nature's Blog

Upon entering the San Luis Valley (see previous post), I headed for the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge, in the southwest portion of that vast basin. It is there that most of the sandhill cranes tend to congregate, resting and feeding...Show More Summary

Heartbreaking news about lead use in our National Wildlife Refuges

I hate political, or personal, drama—it’s rather an odd thing for a Chicago woman of Irish descent, born-and-raised as a Cubs fan, but that’s just the way I am. I got all three of those traits, along with my normally low blood pressure, from my Grandpa. Show More Summary

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