Conservation roundup: Feral horses, Sunday hunting ban repeal, and more

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By Gabriella Hoffman

“Overpopulated feral horses are actively destroying the lifeblood of our state, our precious and limited riparian areas, spring sources, meadows, creeks, streams, and all that support these animals and plants. Professional wildlife managers at the Nevada Department of Wildlife list the overpopulation of feral horses as the second greatest impact to wildlife of greatest conservation need, including at-risk species like sage grouse.” – Coalition Letter Against Nevada SB 90

In Episode 361 of District of Conservation, Gabriella has a short conservation roundup from across the U.S. Three positive developments and one concerning one. Tune in to learn more.

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EP 363: Clearing the Air on Sackett vs EPA ft. Jonathan Wood District of Conservation

In Episode 363, Gabriella is joined by Jonathan Wood – vice president of law and public policy at the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC). They discuss last week's Supreme Court, Sackett vs EPA, ruling on waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule limiting EPA's authority under the Clean Water Act. Tune in to learn more! SHOW NOTES PERC Website Jonathan Wood Bio – PERC PERC: A Broad Interpretation of WOTUS Undermines Wetland Conservation PERC: SCOTUS Ruling Delivers Major Win for Property Rights and Voluntary Conservation Efforts Sackett vs. EPA Decision SCOTUS Blog Analysis EPA Revokes Reasonable Navigable Waters Protection Rule Final WOTUS Rule Muddies Navigable Waters Definition Biden’s Waters Rule Blocked in 24 More States by Federal Judge President’s Flawed, Burdensome WOTUS Rule Survives Veto Override Despite House, Senate & State Majorities’ Opposition — Support this podcast:
  1. EP 363: Clearing the Air on Sackett vs EPA ft. Jonathan Wood
  2. EP 362: Bipartisan America's Outdoor Recreation Act
  3. EP 361: SC Sunday Hunting Ban Lifted, ND Fishing Tourney, NV Wants Mustang as Official State Animal
  4. EP 360: USFS Wants to Permanently Close 226K Acres to Recreational Shooting
  5. EP 359: Florida Right to Hunt & Fish Amendment Clears Legislature, Heads to 2024 Ballot


CBS News: Federal judge in Virginia rules 18-to-20-year-olds can’t be prohibited from buying handguns

CSF: Sunday Hunting on Public Lands Lifted in SC

SC House Bill 3991

North Dakota anglers ask for break on hosting fishing contests

ND HB 1538

State lawmakers pass fishing tournament bill

HOWL for Wildlife: Feral horses need better management, not elevation as the Nevada state animal

Conservationist, Landowner, and Sportsman Opposition to Nevada SB 90


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  • Gabriella Hoffman is a Media Strategist and Award-Winning Outdoor Writer. She hosts the “District of Conservation” podcast and CFACT’s original YouTube series “Conservation Nation.”
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