RECENT POSTS - May 2020
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A WILD HARVEST
Ever figure out how much wild protein one gets from an average whitetail deer? Better yet, how many meals this represents?
Wild Sheep Foundation; LWCF a Win for Conservation
In 1964, recognizing the value Americans placed on the environment, public lands, and the positive economic impact of outdoor recreation, Congress made the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) law. Rather than using tax-payer dollars to fund the conservation and management of these national treasures, LWCF takes a portion of the proceeds from the extraction of one natural resource – offshore oil and gas – and creates a reserve of funds to conserve other natural resources – water and land.
Wild Sheep Foundation Acknowledges 84th Anniversary of Nevada’s Desert National Wildlife Refuge with Concerns
Bozeman, Montana. May 19, 2020. Established on May 20, 1936, Nevada’s Desert National Wildlife Refuge (DNWR) is the largest national wildlife refuge outside of Alaska, encompassing 1.6 million acres, located just North of Las Vegas. Over 1.3 million acres is proposed wilderness and has been managed as such since 1974. It is home to a vast diversity of flora and fauna, including desert bighorn sheep.