Wildlife Management

Archive Report

Fight for Survival

Saving a Rich Heritage from Extinction

In places, the United States still abounds with fish and wildlife. All over the country, sportsmen take to the wilds each summer and fall to fish for trout and bass or hunt deer, grouse, ducks and other game. Backpackers, photographers and bird watchers explore the nation's forests, deserts and shorelines in growing numbers, on the lookout for a fleeting glimpse of North America's rich and varied wildlife heritage.

On visits to their ranch near Santa Barbara, Calif., President and Mrs. Reagan “enjoy seeing the hawks, the black-tailed deer, and raccoons and possums,” Reagan told National Wildlife editor John Strohm in a recent interview.1 Black bear and mountain lions have also been spotted in the Southern California mountains where ...

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