President's Budget Fully Funds Agriculture Conservation Programs

For years, the president and Congress have raided the conservation “piggy bank,” repeatedly slashing Farm Bill funding levels set by law. For the first time in many years, the president's budget proposal includes no cuts to these critical conservation programs.

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2016 Federal Budget Bill a Mixed Bag for Conservation

Congress passed major legislation to fund the federal government for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2016. This legislation has pluses and minuses for conservation issues important to the League.

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Hunting and Angling Groups Pleased Omnibus Allows Clean Water Rule to Move Forward

America’s hunting and angling groups are pleased to see that the federal budget bill does not include a rider to block or delay a rule restoring Clean Water Act protections to smaller streams and adjacent wetlands.

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​Outdoor Recreation

Competition in Hunting: Just Say No

The effects of competition in hunting are varied and affect both prey animals and hunters themselves.

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Family Adventures in Nature Club Guidebook

Starting a Family Adventures in Nature (FAN) Club can help your chapter attract families – and keep them coming back. To help you get started, the League has created a "Family Adventures in Nature Club Guidebook" and free templates for marketing materials.

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Land and Water Conservation Fund: Can it Endure into the 21st Century?

The Land and Water Conservation Fund has helped conserve 3 million acres of land and water at the state level and more than 29,000 outdoor recreation projects. Will the Fund be available to support outdoor recreation opportunities in the future?

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