National Wildlife Federation

Management of Wildlife

Number: 1975-19   WHEREAS, the proper harvest of game and furbearers is an important management tool for the control of their populations; and WHEREAS, the harvest of game through regulated hunting has from time immemorial provided man with wholesome recreation as well as providing him a source of food; and WHEREAS, the hunter who has enjoyed such recreation and the additional source of food ...[Read More]

National Conservation Public Service Program

Number: 1975-09   WHEREAS, the United States is experiencing a serious economic recession with widespread unemployment, both in inner city areas and in rural regions; and WHEREAS, there is a large backlog of unfilled projects on federal and other public lands involving wildlife habitat improvement, reforestation, timber stand improvement, trail construction, erosion control, and other environ ...[Read More]

Land Withdrawls in Alaska

Number: 1975-16   WHEREAS, the Alaska Native Land Claims Settlement Act provides for the withdrawal of 80 million acres of land; and WHEREAS, the Secretary of the Interior, in accordance with provisions in the Act, has submitted recommendations for legislation to the Congress for the establishment of national parks and monuments, wildlife refuges, forests, resource ranges, reserves, and river ...[Read More]

Tulana Farms Land Disposal

Number: 1975-25   WHEREAS, waterfowl and other migratory birds visiting the Tule Lake-Klamath area of Oregon and California already benefit from feed left from grain harvests on Tulana Farms in the Upper Klamath Lake area; and WHEREAS, Tulana Farms tracts known as the Agency, Hooper, and Petric lands adjoin Federal properties managed by the Fish and Wildlife Service; and WHEREAS, Tulana Farms ...[Read More]

Native Rights to Fish and Wildlife

Number: 1975-30   WHEREAS, the National Wildlife Federation is dedicated to the principles of sound, scientific wildlife management; and WHEREAS, this organization upholds the Constitution of the United States of America, including those provisions which state that all citizens must receive equal treatment under law, regardless of race, creed or color; and WHEREAS, special privileges have bee ...[Read More]

Killing of Porpoises

Number: 1975-10   WHEREAS, the incidental killing of porpoises by commercial tuna fishermen in the eastern Pacific still continues at a rate well in excess of 100,000 animals a year; and WHEREAS, all tuna purse seine fishing methods and procedures adopted to date and the fishery gear developed thus far have worked only to alleviate, rather than eliminate, the porpoise loss problem; and WHEREA ...[Read More]

Wilderness of Charles M. Russell Game Range

Number: 1975-21   WHEREAS, the Charles M. Russell National Game Range offers potentially excellent habitat for native mammals and birds, including many endangered and threatened species; and WHEREAS, the 125-mile Fort Peck Reservoir with the Range has 1500 miles of shoreline; and WHEREAS, the Range offers outstanding opportunities for hunting, fishing, nature photography, and other outdoor re ...[Read More]

Idaho Primitive Area

Number: 1975-27   WHEREAS, the Chamberlain Basin in the Idaho Primitive Area contains the State’s outstanding elk range; and WHEREAS, it also is inhabited by more than 190 species of wildlife; and WHEREAS, the Basin contributes vitally to the water quality of the Middle Fork of the Salmon and the Salmon River and greatly affects anadromous and resident fisheries; and WHEREAS, this area ...[Read More]

Observance of National Wildlife Week, 1975

Number: 1975-29   WHEREAS, the wildlife bestowed by Nature upon our world has ever been a source of beauty, inspiration, and enjoyment to the people of the United States; and WHEREAS, this same wildlife brings many other benefits to man and his civilization; and WHEREAS, many forms of wildlife are prospering while many others need our help; and WHEREAS, the preservation of wildlife habitat is ...[Read More]

Marine Sanctuaries

Number: 1975-05   WHEREAS, marine sanctuaries may be established in ocean areas as far seaward as the edge of the Continental Shelf or other coastal waters where the tide ebbs and flows, or of the Great Lakes and their connecting waters; and WHEREAS, these areas provide habitat for many species of fish, shellfish, and water birds as well as a basic food resource for man; and WHEREAS, sanctuar ...[Read More]