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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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Action Alert: Oppose CWD Zone Changes in Mississippi

Jul 6, 2022 Torin Miller

At its June meeting, the Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (Commission) moved to significantly reduce requirements for a county covered under the CWD Management Plan to be removed from that status. The Commission,…

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Action Alert: Oppose Repealing of American Conservation Funding System

Jul 6, 2022 Torin Miller

In late June, Representative Andrew Clyde (R-GA) introduced the RETURN (Repealing Excise Tax on Unalienable Rights Now) Our Constitutional Rights Act of 2022 (H.R. 8167) in the United State House of Representatives. The RETURN Act…

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Action Alert: Support Deer Management Legislation in New Jersey

Jun 14, 2022 Torin Miller

New Jersey Assembly Bill 4182 (A4182) clarifies deer baiting laws and transfers baiting authority to the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, expands laws relating to hunting to control animals that damage crops to…

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Action Alert: Oppose Gun Hunting Restrictions in Delaware

Jun 9, 2022 Torin Miller

Delaware House Bill 451 (HB 451) makes a person under the age of 21 prohibited from purchasing, owning, possessing, or controlling a firearm or ammunition of a firearm except under limited circumstances. Persons under the…

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Action Alert: Oppose Anti-Hunting Legislation in New York

Jun 6, 2022 Torin Miller

New York Assembly Bill 9895 (and companion Senate Bill 9345), which recently passed the New York State Legislature, prohibits the hunting wild deer in the town of Southampton on state lands adjacent to a licensed…

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Action Alert: Oppose Significant Hunting Restrictions in New Jersey

May 24, 2022 Torin Miller

New Jersey Assembly Bill 3732 (A3732), which was introduced in early May, would significantly hinder the ability of New Jersey landowners or those they give permission to hunt on their own properties. Specifically, the bill…

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Action Alert: Support Dedicated Conservation Funding in Louisiana

May 20, 2022 Torin Miller

Louisiana House Bill 762 (HB762) would create the Louisiana Outdoors Forever Fund and the Louisiana Outdoors Forever Program, which would work together to fund outdoor conservation projects in the state. Prioritized projects would include conservation…

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