national wildlife refuges

Bush Adminstration Proposes Second Interagency Group for Bison

Article: Bush Adminstration Proposes Second Interagency Group for Bison

WASHINGTON, DC, October 29, 2008 (ENS) – In the waning days of the Bush administration, Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne Tuesday announced a plan to conserve bison, also called buffalo, with a second interagency group. He said the department will work with state, tribal and agricultural interests to promote cooperative conservation in bison management.…

10 Most Imperiled U.S. Wildlife Refuges All at Risk of Politics

Article: 10 Most Imperiled U.S. Wildlife Refuges All at Risk of Politics

WASHINGTON, DC, May 22, 2008 (ENS) – National Wildlife Refuges are supposed to shelter wild animals and plants but many refuges themselves are under siege, according to a new survey of refuge managers and staff by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, a service organization assisting federal and state workers in natural resource agencies. The…

Klamath Water Deal Still Missing Dam Removals

Article: Klamath Water Deal Still Missing Dam Removals

KLAMATH, California, January 15, 2008 (ENS) – More than two years of negotiation among interest groups from farmers to fishermen to conservationists has produced a $400 million, 10 year restoration agreement for the Klamath River Basin that could put an end to at least a decade of wrangling over water and power management in the…