CBD Threatens Lawsuit on Wolves
On Wednesday, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) sent a notice of intent to sue to the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) for alleged violations of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), due to the hunting of gray wolves in Wyoming’s Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest.
South Dakota 15-Year-Old Wins National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest
A young artist from South Dakota has taken top honors at the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. A green-winged teal by 15-year-old Madison Grimm will grace the 2022-2023 Junior Duck Stamp, which raises funds to educate and engage our nation’s youth in wildlife and wetlands conservation and outdoor recreation.
NRA Joins Appeal of District Court’s “Erroneous” NWR Decision
The National Rifle Association joined several other organizations to appeal an erroneous decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, denying the pro-hunting organizations’ efforts to intervene in and defend the expansion of hunting opportunities on federal lands.
NRA Files Suit to Keep Public Lands Open
The NRA-ILA has partnered with SCI, Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation, and RMEF and filed motions to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the USFWS decision to expand hunting and fishing opportunities.
CWD Detected in Two Idaho Mule Deer
Two mule deer bucks taken in the Slate Creek drainage near Lucile in October have tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
Record Number of Mexican Wolf Pups Released
A record 22 captive-born Mexican wolf pups were placed in wild dens to be raised in the wild by surrogate parents after another successful cross-foster season.
Kansas Youth Wins 2021 National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest
A talented young artist from Kansas has taken top honors at the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. Margaret McMullen's pair of hooded mergansers will grace the 2021-2022 Junior Duck Stamp.
NRA, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Sign MOU
The organizations agree to cooperate on hunter recruitment, firearm training, wildlife conservation during 10-year agreement.
Trump Administration Returns Management of Gray Wolves to States and Tribes
More than 45 years after gray wolves were first listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Trump Administration and its many conservation partners have announced the successful recovery of the gray wolf and its delisting from the ESA.
America’s Conservation Enhancement Act Passes Congress
The U.S. House of Representatives built off the historic passage of the Great American Outdoors Act by passing America's Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act on a voice vote, making this Congress one of the most impactful for sportsmen and women in a lifetime.