Thursday, March 30th, 2023
Thursday, March 30th, 2023

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July 13, 2015

SAFE Act registrations show few complying

Albany — A group opposed to New York’s two-year-old SAFE Act gun law says registration data shows only a fraction of gun owners complied with a requirement to register firearms reclassified as assault weapons. NY2A, which advocates for Second Amendment rights, says newly reported data show only 23,847 people registered 44,485 firearms. Gov. Andrew Cuomo,

CRP options will trigger boost in acreage

Washington — Just five years ago, conservation acreage nationwide in the federal Conservation Reserve Program topped 31 million acres. Due in part to reductions called for the most recent Farm Bill, which requires a cap of 24 million acres by 2017, enrollment had decreased to 24.3 million acres as of April 31. But Tom Vilsack,

Bison project moving ahead with university, conservation partners

 Franklin Grove, Ill. — After a nearly 200-year absence, Illinois is once again a home where the buffalo – bison, that is – roam.  And the animals are already settling in. The discovery of a bison calf  this spring surprised staff at The Nature Conservancy’s Nachusa Grasslands prairie. “The first one was definitely a surprise,”

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