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$18K TO BE SURE
With a captured wild sheep, having an in-the-field/”animal-side” test for M.Ovi that delivers a high confidence result reduces the chance of removing a healthy animal from a population, or, transplanting a sick bighorn.
WSF Dedicating $1.22 Million to Grant-in-Aid Projects
The Wild Sheep Foundation Board of Directors has approved funding for its FY2022-23 slate of Grant-in-Aid projects. WSF will be contributing $1,222,637.00 toward 14 projects that in total will exceed $5 million to benefit wild sheep populations across North America. This Conservation Grant funding is one component of the expected $6 Million in mission program funding WSF will direct this fiscal year.
AWCP Summer Meeting
The American Wildlife Conservation Partners (AWCP), a consortium of 50 of the country's top hunting-conservation organizations and wildlife professional societies, just concluded their summer meetings. On the docket was outlining policy priorities and releasing its mid-term report, which is a review of progress made on the recommendations from Wildlife for the 21st Century: Volume 6 (W21) with specific priorities that still need to be accomplished.