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It’s our hope that this report can rekindle the interest and enthusiasm for achieving dedicated funding for “nongame” fish and wildlife conservation that existed early during the Teaming with Wildlife campaign. In recent years, due in part to our success in obtaining appropriated funds; we’ve seen this issue slip towards the back of our agenda.
A comprehensive examination of funding sources for state fish and wildlife agency wildlife diversity programs.
An National Wildlife Federation fact sheet presenting the case for wildlife funding in climate legislation. They’ve also created state-by-state fact sheets describing global warming’s impacts on wildlife.
A 1999 report detailing how state fish and wildlife agencies receive only a meager share of tax revenues generated by wildlife-associated recreation.
A look at the pros and cons of 4 popular mechanisms and excerpts from legislative text.
A general introduction to opportunities on the state-level and how the Association is supporting these initiatives.
Five years into the State Wildlife Grants program, this report examines the proactive and cost-effective projects that are being undertaken by state fish and wildlife agencies and their partners with these federal dollars. April 2006
This documents some of the lessons we have learned from a century of conservation as well as the trends of rapid wildlife and habitat loss we face today.
A table cumulative State Wildlife Grants funding by state and hypothetical levels for the current year’s appropriations.
In a strong show of support for America’s wildlife, Representatives and Senators crossed ideological, regional, and partisan lines to sign a letter urging funding for the federal State Wildlife Grants, the nation’s core program for preventing wildlife from becoming endangered in every state.
In 2007, President George W. Bush issued an Executive Order directing relevant Federal agencies to consider State Wildlife Action Plans when facilitating the expansion and enhancement of hunting opportunities and the management of game species and their habitat. In 2008, a ten-year plan to implement the Executive Order was developed.
Describes the need for and benefits of a nationwide Wildlife Diversity Program and highlights projects that could be done if funding was available
The Western Governors Association (WGA) released a report on the powerful economic impact of outdoor recreation in the West.
Teaming With Wildlife (TWW) is based on seven principles, which are in alignment with the Conservation and Reinvestment Act (CARA). CARA nearly passed Congress in 2001 and would have funded the goals of TWW with offshore oil revenue.
In order to help states create and implement funding mechanisms to meet the State Wildlife Grants match requirement, this report describes a number of innovative approaches that various states have taken to secure funding for wildlife conservation, and highlights the key attributes of successful funding mechanisms.
The summary of a University of Michigan research team’s review of state-level wildlife funding mechanisms and the campaign’s to enact them. Spring 2005