Recent Conservation Activities
   

Recent Conservation Activities

Some of our most recent actions include:
  • 05/05/15 – Signed on to letter to House and Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittees as part of Conservation Coalition opposing re-opening the farm bill in FY16 appropriations considerations.
  • 04/30/15 – Submitted testimony as part of Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement (CARE) to Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies regarding FY16 appropriations for the National Wildlife Refuge System
  • 04/30/15 – Signed five comment letters as part of Clean Water Coalition to Chair of Chesapeake Bay Program Management Board re riparian forest buffer management strategies; tree canopy  management strategies; draft 2017 WIP, 2025 WIP, and Water Quality Standards Attainment & Monitoring Outcomes; citizen stewardship management strategies; and education strategies.
  • 04/21/15 – Co-signed letter as part of Outdoor Alliance for Kids (OAK) to Senators Murkowski and Cantwell, Chair and Ranking Member of Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, urging them to permanently reauthorize and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).
  • 04/14/15 – Co-signed letter to state and national decision-makers, along with many other sportsmen's groups, expressing alarm at promotion of transferring federal public lands to individual states or sold to private interests.
  • 04/03/15 – Co-signed letter to Chairs and Ranking Members of House and Senate Appropriations Committees urging them to allow the administrative process underway at EPA and other agencies concerning the proposed Pebble Mine to continue.

To read about older activities, please see Past Conservation Activities – 2014 and Before (PDF).
 
 
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