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Global Anti-Poaching Act Seeks to Restrict Illicit Wildlife Trade

As the Global Anti-Poaching Act (H.R. 2494) remains open to amendments on the House of Representatives floor, wildlife advocates are clamoring to have their voices heard – and with good reason. Though international resolutions against the trafficking of threatened and …

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House and Senate Appropriations Committees Release 2016 Funding Recommendations

Over the past few weeks, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees released their draft Fiscal Year 2016 spending bills for the Department of the Interior, including the National Wildlife Refuge System and associated wildlife conservation programs. The bills differ in …

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Protection Act and Volunteer and Community Partnership Act

Earlier this month, the Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing to discuss two bills that are very important to the National Wildlife Refuge System: S. 2560, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Protection Act, and H.R. 1300, …

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House Interior Funding Bill is a Mixed Bag

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies marked up its Fiscal Year 2015 spending bill, which provides funding for the National Wildlife Refuge System and numerous important conservation programs. The best news coming out of the …

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