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Explore Louisiana: Tabasco sauce, slavery museum and kayaking in the bayou

Explore the bayous and byways of southern Louisiana on a new four-day tour offered by Gondwana EcoTours. Guided activities include a swamp boat tour of the Lake Martin wildlife refuge, home to more than 200 species of birds and numerous alligators; a walking tour of Whitney Plantation and its slavery...

Turn Your Backyard Into a Wildlife Refuge for Under $40

One of my favorite things about where I live is that there is all kinds of wildlife I can see right outside my window. I don't need to go anywhere to experience nature. If you want to boost the wildlife population in your yard, here are some inexpensive ideas that provide a safe habitat for local...

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.[...]

Florida zoo hits the market for $350,000

Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge in Crestview, Florida, has hit the market for $350,000 (£278,390) via the website Craigslist.

The Bundys Are Gone, but the Fight Over Public Lands Continues

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

A year after the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge, new and old players wage battle over what and whom the lands are for.

Donald Trump Just Signed A Death Sentence For Hibernating Bear & Wolf Cubs, Mothers In Wildlife Refuges

What kind of person thinks its acceptable to sneak into the dens of hibernating bears, and dogs nursing their young, and shoot or gas babies and their mothers as they sleep? Self-admitted serial molester, avid defender of the ‘sport’ killing of endangered species, and current President Donald J. Show More Summary

Causeway to catastrophe for Saint Lucia's endangered wildlife

Plans to link offshore island refuge to mainland would spell disaster for the world's rarest snake and other threatened species.

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 »

A Matter Of Wildlife And Death

Last Monday, President Trump signed H.J. Res. 69, a joint House/Senate resolution that nullifies a Fish and Wildlife Service rule published last year. The overturned rule banned “predator control” on or near federal wildlife refugesShow More Summary

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?

3 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.

Trump revokes Alaska refuge rule; change may be symbolic

State wildlife officials have pushed to extend predator control — the killing of wolves or bears to increase the population of moose or caribou — to federal wildlife refuges. Former Fish and Wildlife Service regional director Geoff Haskett...Show More Summary

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 has managed to make the 'sport' of hunting in Alaska more contemptible

To the editor: For Congress to roll back a federal ban on inhumane methods of hunting in Alaska wildlife refuges, as described in your article, is a new low. Thank you for shining a spotlight on this terrible vote. (“Congress votes to allow controversial hunting practices in Alaska,” March 24)...

Danger, Yogi: Republicans Intentionally Make It Legal to Hunt Hibernating Animals

The NRA-backed bill overturns an Obama-era regulation meant to protect biodiversity in Alaska's wildlife refuges. Republicans in Congress passed a bill to repeal a set of Alaska’s wildlife regulations to favor a specific group of citizens: sport and trophy hunters. 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.

These Iconic Animals Could Again Be Hunted in Alaska's Refuges

Congress has voted to overturn an Obama-era rule prohibiting the hunting of bears, wolves, and other predators in Alaska's wildlife refuges.

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