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Potential California Ban on Alligator & Crocodile Products Threatens Conservation

.et_post_meta_wrapper California is the only state that intends to prohibit the sale of alligator or crocodile products under an out-dated Penal Code. The ban’s origin dates back to 1967 when there was concern that the American alligator and other species of crocodiles were at risk of extinction. California responded with a law to protect the animal that

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Wander through western Tanzania

Mike Angelides of McCallum Safaris Tanzania, offers an alluring introduction to western Tanzania. The west of Tanzania is predominately covered with miombo woodland made up of trees in the sub-family Caesalpinoideae, especially species in the genera Brachystegia and Julbernardia. Interspersed within the woodlands are broad, grassy depressions called “mbugas”. These seasonally waterlogged bottomlands can cover

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New Hampshire Session Ends, Multiple Anti-Sportsmen Bills Die

The Sportsmen’s Alliance and our New Hampshire members, along with a number of other sportsmen’s groups in the state, were able to defeat a handful of bills that would have negatively impacted sportsmen and dog owners. The 2019-20 New Hampshire legislative session recently came to an end, killing bills related to the makeup of the

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Action Alert: Iconic African Species Protection Act (SB 1175)

California’s latest legislation, SB 1175, would ban both the importation and possession of eight commonly hunted African species, including taxidermy received after 2020. These species include: elephant, lion, leopard, rhino, giraffe, hippo, hyena, and zebra. This is an overreach by California, and in no way would this bill benefit these wildlife species. Please contact the

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Frontline Dispatches – June 2020 Vol. II, No. 6

DOWNLOAD PDF Asia Nearly 15,000 miles of roads will be built in tiger habitat by mid-century, further threatening the species and highlighting the need for conservation. U. of Michigan ecologists calculated the extent and potential impacts of new road networks across 450,000 square miles (1.165 million sq km) of tiger habitat in 13 countries. Road

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How can a timber harvest improve wildlife habitat?

By Natural Resource Manager Jack Chappen  Here at MDIFW’s Lands Program, we are tasked with creating, maintaining, and improving wildlife habitat on the state-owned Wildlife Management Areas for the benefit of Maine’s fish and wildlife populations. One of the most effective tools we have to accomplish this is a conventional timber harvest.  It may seem contradictory

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