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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The poll, conducted in 11 western states, showed that voters support legislation that would help fund conservation projects by reinvesting a portion of rents and royalties from renewable development on public lands.
In a study released July 18, the National Park Service (NPS) announced that its network of parks and other public lands
The fiscal year 2015 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill contains more than 30 anti-conservation policy provisions, undercutting current funding levels despite modest incre
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