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WSF weighs in on interior Appropriations Bill
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Dear Sirs:
We respectfully request striking Section 442 from the Fiscal Year 2012 House Interior Appropriations bill, H.R. 2584. We support other provisions of H.R. 2584 which move grazing policy and conservation toward more predictable, agreeable, mutually-beneficial outcomes; in our view, Section 442 interferes with progress in that direction.
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Deployed soldiers get chance of a lifetime
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When Capt. Jamie Roscoe, the commander of Delta Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment, 77th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, and a native of Silver Lake, Ore., discovered he was able to draw a tag to hunt bighorn sheep in his home state of Oregon, his reaction was immediate. "I literally fell out of my chair," he said. The euphoria lasted only seconds, however, when Roscoe glanced at the calendar and realized he wouldn't be able to hunt this year because he was in Iraq. More

Start scouting for fall hunting spot now
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If you have any days to spare, this is a good time to pick a fall hunting spot by spending a day or two looking for deer sign. While it might be difficult to grasp in the dense green of summer with the temperature above 90 degrees, the opening of the archery season is only 10 weeks away. More



Commission to set wolf season this week
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The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will consider proposed hunting and trapping seasons for wolves at meetings in Salmon on July 27-28. A public hearing will begin at 7 p.m. July 27, at the Idaho Fish and Game office in Salmon. More

Elk herds up east of Missoula, Mont., FWP releasing more hunting tags
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Despite a deep-snow winter, elk herds east of Missoula, Mont., are healthy enough to justify increased hunting this fall. "The upper Clark Fork has been kind of a bright spot for us in both total elk numbers and population trends for a few years now," Montana Department of Fish Wildlife and Parks wildlife manager Mike Thompson said. "There's been a lot of gloom and doom across the rest of the region." More

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Animal rights activists in Nepal demand end to legal hunting
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Animal rights activists in Nepal demonstrated against a government decision to encourage trophy hunting in wildlife reserves. Animal Welfare Network, a group of seven organizations working for animal welfare in Nepal, protested in front of the Forestry Department in the Nepalese capital demanding a reversal of the decision. "Trophy hunting is not something Nepal should promote and be proud of," the group said on its website. More

Obama nominates anti-gun activist to country's second most important court
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In case you were thinking that Barack Obama's hatred of the Second Amendment was subsiding, Obama has now nominated — to the country's second-highest court — an avid leader in the effort to destroy firearms manufacturers using frivolous litigation. The nomination of Caitlin Halligan — formerly the solicitor general of New York – to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals would put a rabid anti-gun activist in a position where she could do maximum damage to the Second Amendment. More

World's largest sheep a groovy world traveler
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A genetic study of the world's largest sheep species has revealed that the big-horned animals travel extensively across the moutainous borders of Afghanistan, Tajikistan and China according to Wildlife Conservation Society researchers with the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development. More

Drawing results now available for Arizona fall big game hunts
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The drawing results for Arizona's 2011 fall big game hunting permits are now available at the Arizona Game and Fish Department's website at www.azgfd.gov/draw. Draw results are also available by telephone at (602) 942-3000 by selecting option two. More

Hundreds expected at auction of antlers, other game items
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A man who makes bows from sheep horns, a woman in need of small antlers for her crafts, hunters looking to reclaim confiscated antlers, and non-hunters looking for a fitting way to decorate their log homes - these people and more will find what they're looking for at the Fish, Wildlife and Parks building in Missoula, Mont. More
 

 
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