The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) got a full oversight hearing by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on April 22.With only five months to go before it expires on Sept.
From the awe-inspiring contours of the Grand Canyon to the Everglades’ sweeping “river of grass,” national parks are among the iconic landscapes that define America.
The last Congress was a mixed bag for conservation, but it ended with a big victory, as Congress protected over 1 million acres of public lands (thanks in large part to the members and supporters of Th
The U.S. Senate is debating its fiscal year 2016 budget resolution, a process that will include amendments affecting important programs that support forests, parks and conservation priorities.
After years of neglect by the federal government, our country’s conservation programs are in serious need of restoration.
In the bipartisan poll, versions of which are sponsored annually by the Colorado College State of the Rockies project, voters in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and Montana said that n
After years of fiscal neglect by the federal government, our country’s conservation programs are in serious need of restoration.
The president’s budget, sent to Congress on Feb. 2, addresses the damaging “sequester” cuts and restores funding for cash-strapped conservation, natural resources and clean energy programs.
Funding for conservation—which includes national parks, forests and wildlife refuges—makes up barely 1 percent of the federal budget.
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President Obama has vowed to urge Congress to designate new wilderness in the Refuge. Encourage him to keep fighting for this threatened land.