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2.27.17

Dear Leader McConnell

Dear Leader McConnell, Senator Cornyn, and Chairwoman Murkowski:

The House sent you on February 16, 2017, with a strong bipartisan vote of 225-193, HJ Res.69 which if enacted would nullify the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) final rule “Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska” (81 Fed. Reg. 52248 (August 5, 2016)). Both Chairwoman Murkowski and Senator Sullivan diligently sought to legislatively stop the promulgation of the final rule, but the bills were not enacted...


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The Ultimate Pursuit in Hunting: Sheep

2.17.17

The Ultimate Pursuit in Hunting: Sheep

Permits to hunt bighorn sheep are auctioned for hundreds of thousands of dollars — and that money has helped revive wild sheep populations and expand their territory.

New York Times / By JOHN BRANCH


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2.6.17

WSF Signs On To American Wildlife Conservation Partnership (AWCP) Letter on USFWS Alaska Rule

Dear Speaker Ryan and Leader McCarthy,

We write representing organizations that collectively include millions of wildlife conservationists, hunter conservationists, wildlife enthusiasts, and wildlife scientists, in strong support of HJ Res. 49 from Cong. Young (AK), which would nullify the US Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) final rule “Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska” (81 Fed Reg 52248 (August 5, 2016)). Our community exhausted all Executive Branch appeals and remedies urging the FWS to slow down the Proposed Rule, and revise it to reflect a proposal mutually agreed to by the State of Alaska and the FWS; all to no end. It is time for Congress to nullify this final rule. 


READ MORE HERE: WSF Signs On To American Wildlife Conservation Partnership (AWCP) Letter on USFWS Alaska Rule
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