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Wild Sheep Foundation Applauds New Nevada Desert Bighorn Population
Bozeman, Montana. Jan 21, 2020. The Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) today acknowledged the efforts of the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), the leadership of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, and WSF Affiliate Nevada Bighorns Unlimited (NBU) for a recent trap and transplant of bighorn sheep. The result was the establishment of a new population in an area that has not been home to this iconic game species for over 100 years.
Senate Passes Important Conservation Legislation, ACE Act (S.3051)
There is good news out of the gate in 2020 from the Senate with its passage of America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act, a bipartisan bill strongly supported by the Wild Sheep Foundation, and our conservation partners.
Senators John Barrasso (R – WY) and Tom Carper (D – DE) introduced the bill in late December, which moved quickly through the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee on December 17, 2019. ACE passed on unanimous consent by the full Senate on January 9, 2020.
Montana Groups working toward establishing a new bighorn sheep population in the Bridger Mountain Range
Bozeman, Montana. Jan. 7, 2020. After three years of collaborative efforts between the Montana Wild Sheep Foundation and the Montana Wool Growers Association, establishing a new bighorn sheep population in the Bridger Mountains east of Bozeman has taken another step forward.