sunset at nisqually wildlife refuge with birds flying overheadRebecca Dzombak writes for High Country News about a backlash to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s draft conservation policy, amid concerns from hunters and sport fishers that their use of public lands is being sidelined, and from Indigenous groups about their treaty rights. Dzombak explains differing perceptions of “conservation” and the historical centrality of human use to wildlife management agencies in the U.S. as background to the backlash. Image: Joe Mabel via Wikimedia Commons