Tag: fish and wildlife habitat

  • Administration Move to Conserve Arctic Reserve Draws Praise from BHA

    Administration Move to Conserve Arctic Reserve Draws Praise from BHA

    However, BHA urges the administration to take additional action to protect critical wildlife habitat, including some of the most important waterfowl nesting areas in the world MISSOULA, Mont. – Backcountry Hunters & Anglers today commended a move by the Biden administration to prohibit oil and gas development on critical public lands and waters in Alaska’s […]

  • The Association Applauds Congress and the White House for Commitment to Conservation

    The Association Applauds Congress and the White House for Commitment to Conservation

    The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (Association) commends Congress and the White House for their continued commitment to improving fish and wildlife habitat and habitat connectivity. By including critical conservation priorities within pending legislative packages, they have once again reaffirmed their commitment to empowering state and federal agencies to conserve and restore healthy habitats […]

  • Sen. Fischer supports bipartisan bill to benefit wildlife

    Sen. Fischer supports bipartisan bill to benefit wildlife

    LINCOLN, Nebraska — Sen. Deb Fischer has signed onto a bipartisan wildlife conservation bill, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, which will dedicate $1.4 billion annually to locally-led efforts to help at-risk wildlife species in Nebraska and nationwide. Approximately $17 million would go to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and be used to implement its wildlife […]

  • Administration Acts to Slow Development of Pebble Mine in Alaska, BHA Responds

    Administration Acts to Slow Development of Pebble Mine in Alaska, BHA Responds

    Army Corps of Engineers requires Pebble Partnership to develop plan formitigating mine’s impacts on fish- and wildlife-rich region of Bristol Bay MISSOULA, Mont. – Backcountry Hunters & Anglers today welcomed a decision by the Trump administration to slow development of a massive gold and copper mining project in the fish- and wildlife-rich region of Bristol […]