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19 05, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 5/19/17

By | 2017-05-19T15:58:13+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , |

Issues  Western senators want details on sage grouse plans. Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke this week, asking the secretary to lay out the department’s plans to ensure sage grouse [...]

13 04, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 4/13/17

By | 2017-04-13T16:05:58+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , |

Issues Senate EPW passes four conservation bills. Last week, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted on and passed four bills that would revive and strengthen wildlife protection programs and create four annual conservation prizes worth $100,000 each.  One [...]

10 03, 2017

Weekly Newsletter – 3/10/17

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:13+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , |

Issues National Governors Association formally backs ESA policy reform. Last week, the bipartisan National Governors Association (NGA) published a formal policy position endorsing Endangered Species Act (ESA) reforms, despite pushback from some conservation groups. The principles include a call to [...]

28 11, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 11/11/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:14+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Issues Key federal agency positions in the air after presidential election results. Predictions of who will fill key cabinet positions began to circulate this week following the announcement of Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election early Wednesday morning. Sarah [...]