Statement from the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Commending Secretary Zinke Announcement of Distributing Funding to State Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Jun 13, 2017, 4:11 PM
The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies applauds Secretary Zinke’s announcement releasing $1.1 billion in revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson (P-R) Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson (D-J) Sport Fish Restoration acts. This funding supports critical state fish and wildlife conservation and recreation projects throughout the nation and comes from excise taxes paid by the hunting, shooting, boating and angling industries on firearms, bows and ammunition (Pittman-Robertson), and sportfishing tackle, some boat engines and small engine fuel (Dingell-Johnson).
Statement from the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Commending the Appointment of Greg Sheehan as the Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Jun 5, 2017, 4:09 PM
The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies applauds Secretary Zinke for naming Greg Sheehan as deputy director of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Greg Sheehan has served as Director of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources since 2012. During his 25 years in the natural resources and wildlife management sector, Sheehan has shown a track record of successfully restoring fish and wildlife species and working collaboratively with his state and national peers.