For this class, you will be researching a wildlife issue of your choice. There is no date range limit for this articles, but more recent is always better.
It will likely be easier to first find some articles on your issue. These should point you to the important legislation, policies, and parties related to your issue.
You will need to use 3+ articles which look at the conservation background of your issue.
JSTOR may seem like an unusual choice but has a lot of legal and wildlife related journals. You can use the "Browse" function to limit down to legal-related content.