Wildfires are growing larger and more destructive than ever before due to climate change, drought, a lack of funding for prevention programs and other factors.
The report, released by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B.
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.
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.
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.
In a study released July 18, the National Park Service (NPS) announced that its network of parks and other public lands