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Action Alert: Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Needs a Final Push

Dec 5, 2022 Amber Kornak

The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA, H.R. 2773, S. 2372) has faced a long stretch in the legislative system. RAWA passed the House of Representatives this summer, has passed through the Senate Committee on Environment…

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NDA Joins Coalition Opposing Oregon Ballot Measure 114

Oct 12, 2022 Torin Miller

The National Deer Association (NDA) has recently joined a coalition of hunting and conservation groups concerned about Oregon Ballot Measure 114 (Measure 114) on the November ballot. The coalition, Sportsmen Opposed to Gun Violence, brings…

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Action Alert: Support Mandatory Harvest Reporting in Michigan

Sep 28, 2022 Torin Miller

Michigan House Bill 6354 (HB 6354), which recently passed the Michigan House of Representatives, would remove the authority of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission (NRC) to issue an order or interim order requiring a hunter…

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Action Alert: Support Antlerless License Modernization in Pennsylvania

Sep 26, 2022 Torin Miller

Pennsylvania Senate Bill 431 (SB 431), if passed, would allow for the sale of antlerless deer hunting licenses through the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s (PGC) Pennsylvania Automated Licensing System (PALS). This means that Pennsylvania hunters would…

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Action Alert: Washington Proposes to Move Columbian Whitetail from ‘Endangered’ to ‘Threatened’

Aug 30, 2022 Torin Miller

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) recently released its draft status review for the Columbian white-tailed deer and is now seeking public comments on the recommendations. WDFW is recommending re-classifying Columbian white-tailed deer…

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Action Alert: DCNR Seeking Comments on E-Bike Policy

Aug 17, 2022 Torin Miller

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) recently outlined a draft internal policy on the use of electric bicycles (e-bikes) on DCNR lands to the Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council for public…

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Action Alert: Support Proposed CWD Zone Changes in Texas

Aug 8, 2022 Torin Miller

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeking comments on recently proposed amendments would establish one new containment zone (CZ) 6, expand existing CZ 3, create a new surveillance zone (SZ) 8, and modify…

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Action Alert: Support CWD Plan and Deer Hunting Regulation Updates in MO

Jul 28, 2022 Torin Miller

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is seeking public comments on recently updated goals and objectives of the draft CWD Surveillance and Management Plan and proposed changes to deer hunting regulations. The new proposals to…

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Forest Service Proposes Permanent Wildlife Feeding Ban on Allegheny National Forest

Jul 25, 2022 Torin Miller

The United States Forest Service (USFS) recently announced a proposal to indefinitely restrict wildlife feeding on the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) in northwestern Pennsylvania. If approved, the restriction would be in place for one year…

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Action Alert: Support Withdraw of Boundary Waters From New Mineral Leasing

Jul 19, 2022 Amber Kornak

On June 23, 2022, federal agencies announced a 30-day public comment period for an Environmental Assessment (EA) requesting to withdraw lands from new mineral leasing for 20 years in the Rainy River watershed. The Rainy…

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