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Letter Report

Letter Report Release: Review of Proposals to BLM on WHB

As a follow-up to the 2013 report Using Science to Improve the Wild Horse and Burro Program: A Way Forward, this letter report reviews research project proposals submitted to the Bureau of Land Management and aimed at developing new or refining existing techniques and establishing protocols for the contraception or permanent sterilization of either male or female wild horses and/or burros in the field.

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Study

Genetically-Engineered Crops Study

The public gets conflicting information about GE crops. Proponents tout the benefits while opponents emphasize the risks. This study will provide an independent, objective assessment of what has been learned since GE crops were introduced. Learn more about this ongoing study.

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Study

Evaluation of the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives

A committee will evaluate the purpose, goals, and scientific merits of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Landscape Conservation Cooperatives program within the context of similar programs, and whether the LCC has resulted in measurable improvements in the health of fish, wildlife, and their habitats.

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