The vote knocked reversed Obama administration rules
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 has voted to overturn an Obama-era rule prohibiting the hunting of bears, wolves, and other predators in Alaska's wildlife refuges.
An ailing crew member aboard an offshore supply vessel (OSV) was medevaced 14 miles off the Texas Point Wildlife Refuge, Wednesday morning. At approximately 7:45 a.m., U.S. Coast Guard watchstanders received a report from the 120-foot vessel…
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.
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
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
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,...
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
Take Action Today! Sportsmen’s Alliance members should contact their Congressman or Congresswoman today and ask them to vote NO on HR 1438. HR 1438 has been assigned to the House Committee on Natural Resources. Members can contact their legislator by using the Sportsmen’s Alliance’s Legislative Action Center. Show More Summary
A federal judge has dismissed all criminal charges pending against the lawyer for the leader of the armed occupation at an Oregon wildlife refuge. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (https://goo.gl/GNYJyX ) U.S. … Click to Continue »
The Appalachian Wildlife Refuge in North Carolina recently shared that old mascara wands can help animals in need, and the feedback has been amazing.
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
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 »
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.
Take Action Today! Sportsmen’s Alliance members should contact their Congressman or Congresswoman today and ask them to vote NO on HR 1438. This post ALERT! Federal Legislation Would Ban Trapping on All Wildlife Refuges! appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
I saw my first migratory Eastern Phoebe of 2017 this morning, 12 March, at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, thus kicking...
Two men who took part in the armed occupation of a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon were convicted of federal conspiracy charges on Friday, in a split verdict that saw two other men cleared of the same counts, prosecutors said. The men and others participated in a 41-day standoff protesting the...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A jury on Friday convicted two men of conspiracy to impede federal officers during last year's high-profile armed occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon in a protest over control of Western lands. They face possible sentences of years in federal prison.
Two men who took part in the armed occupation of a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon last year were found guilty of conspiracy on Friday by a federal jury, in a split verdict that also saw two other men win acquittals on the same charge, local media reported. Jason Patrick of Georgia and Darryl Thorn...