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Action Alert: Oppose Diversion of Wildlife Conservation Funding in Pennsylvania

Sep 7, 2023 Torin Miller

The Pennsylvania Senate recently amended and passed Pennsylvania House Bill 1300 (HB 1300) – the state’s annual budget bill that determines spending for all state programs. When amending and passing HB 1300, the Senate included…

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Action Alert: NC Wildlife Resources Commission Seeking Comments on Proposed CWD Regulations

Sep 5, 2023 Torin Miller

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) recently proposed permanent rules to assist with the detection and isolation of chronic wasting disease (CWD). The permanent rules will replace existing temporary rules used to regulate activities…

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Action Alert: Texas Parks & Wildlife Seeking Comments on Proposed CWD Amendments

Aug 22, 2023 Torin Miller

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeking comments on proposed changes to chronic wasting disease (CWD) detection and response rules. TPWD is putting forth the proposed changes to the Texas Parks and Wildlife…

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Action Alert: Oppose Hunting Contest Bans in New York

Jun 8, 2023 Amber Kornak

New York Senate Bill 4099 (S4099), which recently passed the New York Senate, seeks to make any contest, competition, tournament, and derby with the objective of taking or hunting wildlife unlawful. The bill, which excludes…

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Action Alert: Support Southeast Deer Partnership Funding in the 2023 Florida Budget

May 26, 2023 Torin Miller

Florida’s 2023 budget bill, which passed the Florida legislature in early May, includes a line item that provides $200,000 for Florida to become a financial partner of the Southeast Deer Partnership (SDP). Florida’s contribution is…

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Action Alert: Oppose Expanded Wildlife Feeding in Michigan

May 23, 2023 Amber Kornak

Michigan House Bill 4593 (HB 4593) would allow an individual to engage in wildlife feeding, including deer and elk, if the feed is located within 300 feet of a residence and the feed is no…

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Action Alert: Support Dedicated CWD Management Funding in Wisconsin

May 9, 2023 Torin Miller

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced his proposed budget for the state for years 2023 – 2025 in February. While the budget includes funding recommendations for all the state’s departments, programs, and initiatives, some recommendations focused…

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Action Alert: Support College Student Hunting License Legislation in Pennsylvania

May 4, 2023 Torin Miller

Pennsylvania Senate Bill 344 (SB 344) would make a college student who attends a college or university located within the Commonwealth eligible for a resident hunting license. The student must provide a valid college identification…

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Action Alert: Oppose Lead Ammo Bans on New York’s Public Lands

Apr 25, 2023 Torin Miller

New York Assembly Bill 2084 (A2084) prohibits the use of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on wildlife management areas (WMAs), state forests, forest preserves, state parks or any other state-owned land that is open…

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Action Alert: Support Captive Cervid CWD Management Measures in Texas

Apr 10, 2023 Torin Miller

Texas Senate Bill 1372 (SB 1372, House companion HB 5239) would grant the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) the authority to waive indemnity costs for depopulation of breeder deer facilities that have detected chronic…

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