Lessons Learned Protecting and Restoring Wildlife in the Southern United States Under the Endangered Species Act: Oversight Field Hearing Before the Committee on Resources, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session, Saturday, April 30, 2005, in Jackson, Mississippi

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Página 16 - Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of preservation than the rich array of animal life with which our country has been blessed.
Página 16 - ... accomplishments include conceptualization of the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program and the Healthy Forests Reserve Program, helping you pass the Grassland Reserve Program and working with you to develop many of the components of the Wetland Reserve Program. Regarding public lands, the Foundation worked to develop the Holt Collier and Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuges as well as the Sky Lake Wildlife Management Area, which contains the largest stand of ancient cypress in the world....
Página 16 - Leopold, writing in 1934 on the subject of conservation as a matter of both public and individual interest: [C]onservation will ultimately boil down to rewarding the private landowner who conserves the public interest. It asserts the new premise that if he fails to do so, his neighbors must ultimately pay the bill. It pleads that our jurists and economists anticipate the need for workable vehicles to carry that reward. It challenges the efficacy of single-track land laws, and the economy of buying...
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Página 16 - ... thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to speak on the Forest Emergency Recovery and Research Act and how this legislation could impact the recovery of forests from natural disasters. I will also discuss how it could help recover forests in Mississippi damaged from Hurricane Katrina. I am James L. Cummins, executive director of the Mississippi Fish and Wildlife Foundation. I am a certified fisheries biologist, a certified wildlife biologist and a private landowner. I also serve...
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Página 39 - Circuit Court of Appeals and the District Court for the District of Columbia have ruled that the Declaratory Judgment Act, APA and Abbott decision effectively overruled the Claire Furnace case.
Página 16 - ... acres have been in the family since 1833 and during that time it has undergone many changes from cotton to cattle/corn to timber/wildlife today. To pay the land taxes, during the Depression, my grandfather cut timber with a crosscut saw for 50 cents per day. Some of the Mississippi Fish and Wildlife Foundation's more significant accomplishments include conceptualization of the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program and the Healthy Forests Reserve Program, helping you pass the Grassland Reserve Program...

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