Statement from the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies on the Passage of HJ 69
Mar 24, 2017, 3:36 PM
The Association is very pleased with the favorable legislative conclusion through Tuesday night’s 52-47 passage of HJ Res 69, which nullifies the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) final rule on “Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska” (81 Fed. Reg.52248, April 5, 2016). The Association sincerely appreciates the leadership of Alaska’s Congressional Delegation, Congressman Don Young, Senator Dan Sullivan, and Senator Lisa Murkowski, in shepherding this Resolution of Disapproval.
Project WILD Joins with the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Mar 20, 2017, 3:34 PM
The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies is proud to announce that Project WILD has joined the Association. Project WILD was previously run by the Council for Environmental Education (CEE). The Project WILD brand (Project WILD, Aquatic WILD, Flying WILD, and Growing Up WILD) brings conservation education through more than 30,000 educators per year, promoting responsible stewardship of natural resources in the United States and several other countries.
PARC Receives Forest Service-Bureau of Land Management Conservation Leadership Partner Award
Mar 16, 2017, 10:16 AM
The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is proud to share the news that Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC) was selected as the recipient for the Forest Service-Bureau of Land Management Conservation Leadership Partner Award on March 8, 2017. This award is presented annually to an organization that demonstrates outstanding leadership and sustained dedication to conservation. It was presented at the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference in Spokane, Washington.
Statement from the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Applauding Secretary Zinke in Issuing Secretarial Orders on Day One
Mar 2, 2017, 4:58 PM
The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies applauds today’s announcement of Secretarial Order 3346 and Secretarial Order 3347 by Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.
Statement from the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Commending the Confirmation of Zinke as Secretary of the Interior
Mar 1, 2017, 4:53 PM
The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies applauds the confirmation of Ryan Zinke as the next Secretary of the Interior.
Statement from the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Regarding U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director's Order 219
Jan 20, 2017, 4:45 PM
The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies expresses utter dismay with the release of Director’s Order 219, Use of Non-Toxic Ammo and Fishing Tackle, by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) on January 19, 2017.