(11/16/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Welp, we couldn’t have seen this year coming, but it has certainly been a fascinating year.
(11/16/20) By Scott Ball, TBW editor We recently put out the call to recruit an Awards Co-chair to team with new Chair Aaron Meier and conduct the annual ACI Awards Program. It came as no surprise when several of you stepped … Continue reading →
(11/16/20) As we’ve read in Jenifer’s recent columns, ACI applied for 3 grants totaling over $700,000 through AFWA’s multistate grant program.
(11/16020) By Alex Baer, COO, IHEA-USA Thanks to a Modern Multistate Conservation Grant to improve national capacity for R3, the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA-USA) has been afforded the opportunity to extend to each state one license for both Slack … Continue reading →
(11/16/20) Original blog post by Rachael Seda | October 12, 2020 Summary by Scott Ball, TBW Editor ACI’s esteemed treasurer, Judy Stokes Weber, recently shared with me a link to an interesting article that is worth passing along to anyone … Continue reading →
(11/16/20) By James A. Swan, Ph.D., Nat. Geo. Channel The Association for Conservation Information does a great job getting programs out to help more people participate in outdoor recreation of all kinds. Some of these programs even make it to … Continue reading →
(09/15/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Hello Everyone! Well, if you haven’t tuned into the ACI Awards show yet, you are missing out on a fantastic production. Thank you, Blake Podhajsky for the blood, sweat and tears you … Continue reading →
(09/15/20) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor It was a real shame that we couldn’t get together to celebrate the ACI Awards this year, but wasn’t the Livestream show terrific? Congratulations to Awards Chair, Blake Podhajsky; Co-chair Aaron Meier; and all … Continue reading →
(09/15/20) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor At the conclusion of the Awards Livestream, President Jenifer Wisniewski announced her choice for this year’s recipient of the Spirit of ACI Award.
(09/15/20) by Sarah Chabaane, SCDNR aquatic education coordinator (Originally published in South Carolina Wild) The idea was simple. Three colleagues, who happen to be female minorities working in the Natural Resources field, would backpack 18 miles, while closely documenting the … Continue reading →
(09/15/20) By Eric Aldrich, The Nature Conservancy To address the daunting challenges facing biodiversity in a changing climate, The Nature Conservancy is using groundbreaking science in a GIS tool to identify a network of lands across the United States with … Continue reading →
(07/15/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency In a normal world, we’d be packing our bags for a trip to New Mexico in a few days. But I don’t need to tell you there’s no such thing as a … Continue reading →
(07/15/20) By Crystal Ross, UDWR Social Media Coordinator In the early days of social media, an old photo or a link was adequate in getting word out about what Utah Division of Wildlife Resources was working on. We used social … Continue reading →
(07/15/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski I wanted to share with you a campaign that the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is conducting. Perhaps your state can do this as well. Here is their constituent invitation:
(05/15/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Have you started your entries for the ACI awards yet? I challenge you to enter online now!
(05/15/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Recently, The Alliance for America’s Fish & Wildlife (Alliance) launched a T-shirt initiative to help fund the passage of The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA), the legislation needed to prevent more than 12,000 … Continue reading →
(05/15/20) Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve had to postpone the 2020 ACI Conference, originally scheduled for July 19-22 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
(05/15/20) Presentation by Lindsay Thomas Jr., Quality Deer Management Association Director of Communications Summary by Julie Ellsworth, Michigan DNR Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is an always-fatal nervous system disease found in cervids (deer, moose, elk) in 25 states as of … Continue reading →
(05/15/20) We wanted to know what your work life was like during the quarantine and what adaptations you’ve made. Here’s another response, this one from Crystal Egli, Colorado Parks & Wildlife:
(03/25/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Colleagues – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, have had to postpone the 2020 ACI Conference, originally scheduled for July 19-22 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The new dates for the … Continue reading →