Outdoor News Bulletin

Outdoor News Bulletin

July 2016 Edition | Volume 70, Issue 7 | Published since 1946

2016 Fish and Wildlife Business Summit Held in Richmond, Virginia

The Fish & Wildlife Business Summit recently concluded its 2016 meeting that was held in Richmond, Virginia. This annual gathering of state, federal, industry, and NGO leaders focuses on strengthening relationships to better implement the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) program. The summit is the result of a decade-long effort by state fish and wildlife and sporting industry leaders to improve communication among the partners of the WSFR program.

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USDA Makes Changes to Conservation Stewardship Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that it will be making changes to its Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) beginning October 1 of this year, according to the Wildlife Management Institute. CSP began as the Conservation Security Program in 2002 with 2,000 acres enrolled during its first year. It has evolved over time, with a name change to the Conservation Stewardship Program and more than 70 million acres enrolled nationwide since 2010.

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Conservation Briefs

Conservation Briefs is a compilation of short news stories of interest to Outdoor News Bulletin readers. The stories cover a number of issues that have developed in the past month or provide updates on issues that were featured in previous ONB editions. Each story includes links to online resources for more details on each topic.

This Month:

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