News

September 30, 2021

Nevada Wildlife Federation Applauds Senator Hickenlooper’s Bill to Eliminate Noncompetitive Leasing

Senator Hickenlooper joins Nevada Senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen in introducing bills to reform the antiquated federal oil and gas program -- bills that can, and should, be included in the upcoming budget reconciliation bill.
September 29, 2021

Senator Rosen Supports Bipartisan Bill To Galvanize Wildlife Conservation, Help Prevent Extinctions Nationwide

Nevada Senator Jacky Rosen is co-sponsoring the most significant wildlife conservation bill in nearly half a century, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. The bipartisan bill will devote $1.4 billion annually to locally-led efforts – including $24.8 million to Nevada – to help at-risk wildlife species.
September 15, 2021

Executive Order creating the Nevada Habitat Conservation Framework and Wildlife Connectivity Plan

Governor Sisolak signed the Sagebrush Conservation Executive Order. This measure is a step in the right direction concerning the conservation of migratory habitats in Nevada. The order outlines a number of ways NDOW will be able to manage and develop policies that protect our public spaces and the animals that roam through them.
July 20, 2021

New Bill Would Galvanize Wildlife Conservation, Help Prevent Extinctions in Nevada

New bipartisan legislation in the House and Senate will fund locally-led efforts to help prevent extinctions and help wildlife thrive nationwide. The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act will send approximately $24.8 million to Nevada each year, which the Nevada Department of Wildlife will use to help the ten species of concern in Nevada, such as the Bighorn Sheep, Lahontan Cutthroat Trout and Golden Eagles.