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House Votes to Protect Water and Wildlife

May 19, Reston, VA. In a hugh victory for clean water, the House of Representatives voted last night 222-198 to accept an amendment to the FY 07 Interior/EPA Appropriations bill that will force the U.S. EPA to stop using a policy that has put millions of acres

What You Can See on May 20

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. Embracing Rattlesnakes If you live east of the Mississippi, mid-April through

Sportfishing Coalition Lauds Improvements to Fisheries Bill by House Resources Committee

WASHINGTON  A coalition of leading recreational angling and conservation organizations welcomed today's action in the U.S. House of Representatives to advance an update of the country's most important marine fisheries law. The House Resources

New IGFA world record; 385 lb shark on 16 lb tippet is now heaviest fish caught on fly

DANIA BEACH, Fla., U.S.A. -- (May 17, 2006) -- The catch-and-release of a 385 lb lemon shark on fly has officially been approved as a world record by the International Game Fish Association (IGFA). It also becomes the heaviest documented fish caught on fly tippet.

First approved timber sale in a national forest roadless area to be announced later this week

Later this week, the White Mountain National Forest is expected to announce the first approved timber sale in a national forest roadless area outside of Alaska since the Bush administration repealed the Roadless Area Conservation Rule of 2001. This rule protected

SCIENTIFIC STUDY FINDS COUGARS AT EIGHT MICHIGAN SITES

FOR MORE INFORMATION Dennis Fijalkowski (517) 641-7677 Pat Rusz (989) 865-6701 SCIENTIFIC STUDY FINDS COUGARS AT EIGHT MICHIGAN SITES BATH - The first attempt in Michigan to find cougars (mountain lions) by analyzing DNA in animal droppings suggested the