Wild Sheep Foundation signs historic MOU with the Government of Mongolia
During its annual Conservation and Hunting Expo, the Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) today announced the joint signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the government of Mongolia. Its purpose is to advance efforts in directing dedicated funding to new conservation programs in these countries for mountain sheep species and engaging local people in conservation efforts. Additionally, WSF and Safari Club International Foundation have signed similar MOUs with Kazakhstan and are close to finalizing a MOU with Tajikistan.
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.