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Charlie Booher

Charlie Booher

Charlie Booher holds degrees in Fisheries & Wildlife Conservation (B.S.) and Public Policy (B.A.) from Michigan State University and is currently pursuing an M.S. in Wildlife Biology, a Master of Public Administration, and a Certificate in Natural Resource Conflict Resolution at the University of Montana. Charlie is an associate wildlife biologist. Outside of the office, you can find him hiking in the mountains of Western Montana and re-learning how to hunt and fish in the Northern Rockies.

Recent Posts

The Fight to Keep Carp Out of the Great Lakes

Wildlife Management

The Fight to Keep Carp Out of the Great Lakes

Bighead, silver, and black carp—not to be confused with bigmouth buffalo or other native bottom-feeders—are all invasive species that exist in the Mississippi River basin and are on the doorstep of the Great Lakes. These three species of invasive carp were introduced to the U.S. from Europe in the...
U.S. House of Reps Passes RAWA, Despite Funding Concerns

Policy & Legislation

U.S. House of Reps Passes RAWA, Despite Funding Concerns

Well, time might still be running out to pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA) this Congress, but the bill moved one step closer to the President’s desk on Tuesday afternoon. After several hours of debate, the House passed a massive wildlife funding bill, which would help states, Tribes...
Time is Running Out for This Massive Wildlife Bill

Policy & Legislation

Time is Running Out for This Massive Wildlife Bill

Congress only has a few weeks left to act on the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA), which aims to be the largest investment in wildlife conservation in nearly 100 years. While we’re still eight months out from the end of the 117th Congress, there is shockingly little time left on the clock...
This Bill Could Reverse Historic Wetland Conservation Progress

Wildlife Management

This Bill Could Reverse Historic Wetland Conservation Progress

Permanent conservation easements are an important tool for conserving wetlands and other important wildlife habitats on private property across the country. However, this effective tool has recently come under fire. The Landowner Easement Rights Act (LERA) is the latest attack on permanent easements...
What the CWD Bill Means for Deer and Deer Hunters

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What the CWD Bill Means for Deer and Deer Hunters

Whitetail deer are the most hunted big game animal in the U.S. Hands down, more people hunt deer than anything else, with more than eight out of 10 licensed hunters nationwide attempting to fill whitetail tags each fall. However, chronic wasting disease (CWD) is spreading like wildfire through deer...
Can Domestic and Bighorn Sheep Coexist on Public Lands?

Wildlife Management

Can Domestic and Bighorn Sheep Coexist on Public Lands?

Wild bighorn and thinhorn sheep are unlike nearly every other big game animal in North America when it comes to historical population dynamics. While bison, elk, turkeys, and several species of waterfowl saw their lowest populations at the turn of the 20th century, bighorn sheep populations cratered...