Seventy-five years of successful
wildlife management is the
remarkable legacy of the
Restoration Act, and the cause
of our 75th celebration. Along
with the Dingell-Johnson Sport
Fish Restoration Act, it is the
Jim McCuag oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Note that Mr. McCuag is a retiree of the Canadian Wildlife Service, as well as being the Canadian director of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan.
SEC. 2. (a) FINDINGS.—The Congress finds and declares that—
(1) various species of fish, wildlife, and plants in the United States have
been rendered extinct as a consequence of economic growth and development
untempered by adequate concern and...
Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
Prior to 1920, hydropower developers needed a special act of Congress to build and operate a project on navigable streams of Federal lands. In 1920, in response to increased demand for electricity during World War I, Congress enacted the Federal...