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CONSERVATIONISTS SEEK BAN OF CYANIDE BOMBS IN WILDLIFE CONTROL

From: Ruidoso News

“WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological Diversity authored the petition and are joined in their call for a nationwide ban on M-44 cyanide bombs by Advocates…

LAWSUIT FILED TO FORCE USFS TO DISCLOSE THE FATE OF PROMISED TIMBER REFORMS

From: SIT News

“One 2016 “Washington Office Activity Review” uncovered by PEER found that two large Tongass commercial timber sales each racked up big monetary losses. In addition,…

THE COST OF THE BIGHORN COMEBACK

From: High Country News

“(Becky Pierce) filed a complaint against Stephenson and the department with the California branch of the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

USDA RESEARCHERS CLAIM SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY HAS BEEN TAMPERED WITH

From: Organic Authority

“Nearly ten percent of USDA scientists claim that their research has been altered or tampered with by superiors “for reasons other than technical merit,”"

SOME USDA SCIENTISTS SAY THEIR WORK HAS BEEN TAMPERED WITH - MAYBE FOR POLITICAL REASONS

From: Washington Post

““You do not need to have many cases to create a strong chilling effect, and the current science climate inside USDA is quite nippy,” said Jeff Ruch, executive…


News Releases

USDA URGED TO SHIELD ITS SCIENTISTS FROM HARASSMENT

Agency Scientific Integrity Policy Riddled with Gags, Gaps and Loopholes

PRAIRIE POTHOLE WETLANDS IMPERILED BY THEIR PROTECTORS

Four-State Evaluations Decry Faulty Wetland Calls, Mapping, Reviews and Training

FEDERAL COUGAR HUNTERS MUST OBEY CALIFORNIA LAW

Fish & Game Contractors Cannot Evade Ban on Leg Snares and Other Inhumane Practices

USDA FIRES EMPLOYEE FOR EXPRESSING PERSONAL OPINION

Chilling Effect of Excessive Message Control over Technical Experts Decried

BEETLES BUNGLED – BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OUT OF CONTROL

Federal Campaign Aimed at Tamarisk Threatens Endangered Willow Flycatcher