Ban Turtle Killing

Crist responded promptly and positively. He agrees. Thanks Gov! Now stop this outrage!

17 November 2008
To: Florida Governor Charlie Crist
Re: Florida Turtle Harvesting Regulations

Dear Governor Crist,

We are a group of 32 leading scientists with special expertise on Florida’s

New Reserve and Nest Box Success Offer Hope for Eventual Reintroduction of Endangered Thick-billed Parrots to the U.S.

(Washington, D.C. – November 19, 2008) A project to boost the population of the endangered Thick-billed Parrot in Mexico by creating protected reserves to conserve habitat and providing nest boxes to increase reproduction may make it possible for the species to be once again found in the United

New Guidelines Upheld for Sage Grouse in Wyoming

The Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) supported new temporary guidelines to protect sage grouse from oil and gas development, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The guidelines were created by the Buffalo, Wyoming, field office of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM).


Studies Lead to Recommendations on Lead in Game Meat

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDH) and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) have recently released independent studies that provide recommendations for minimizing lead exposure to hunters and other individuals who consume game meat harvested with lead-based bullets, reports