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Adaptive Management and the WQMH

Adaptive management is used where decisions can be made and actions modified during the project duration and a level of experimentation can be applied to achieve the desired goal.

You begin with a clear goal and an uncertain means to accomplish that goal.  You “adapt” your work steps as conditions change to complete your goal.  While adaptive management provides flexibility to change the active steps, it is highly dependent on monitoring, accuracy of data, and analysis of data.

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Sportsmen Win Major Courtroom Battle Over Hunting on Public Lands

“This long sought win is a great victory for hunters everywhere, and reinforces the process of keeping national wildlife refuges open for hunting, by hunters,” said Bill Horn, the US Sportsmen’s Alliance director of federal affairs.

This long-running case began in 2003, when the Fund for Animals, which later merged with the HSUS, filed a lawsuit to stop hunting on 39 refuges. The U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation (USSAF), along with other organizations, intervened on behalf of sportsmen. Anti-hunting groups later expanded the lawsuit to nearly 60 refuges. USSAF defended this case for eight years, through many rounds of hard-fought and costly briefing, providing stability in the defense as the U.S. attorneys assigned to the case changed frequently over that time.

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Promoting Responsible Recreation to Protect Recreation Opportunities

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Follow current news about environmental issues affecting recreation opportunities.

4x4Voice and MUIRNet-News are affiliated with 4x4Wire supporting access and responsible recreation on public land and private land.

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MUIRNet Glossaries

Promoting Responsible Recreation to protect recreation opportunities

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Wonder what that landuse term means? Check the MUIRNet-Glossaries for official meaning.

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Senator Bingaman Announces Congressional Hearings on Off-road Vehicle Management on Public Lands

Senator Bingaman Announces Congressional Hearings on Off-road Vehicle Management on Public Lands

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, chaired by Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.), has announced that an oversight hearing on “Off-highway Vehicle Management on Public Lands” will be held June 5, 2008.

What: Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Oversight Hearing Regarding Off-Highway Vehicle Management on Public Lands.

When: Thursday, June 5, 2008, at 9:30am, Eastern Time, 7:30 am Mountain Time, 6:30 am Pacific Time

Where: Washington, D.C.

Who: Full Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources; witnesses will be announced.

For more information, visit the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources website.
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