Recent Conservation Activities
   

Recent Conservation Activities

Some of our most recent actions include:
  • 01/20/15 – Submitted comments to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Regulatory and Agency Policy Team – Strategic Planning and Accountability as part of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) on the Conservation Stewardship Program Interim Final Rule.
  • 01/20/15 – Submitted comments, with other organizations, to the Chief of USDA-NRCA on the Interim Final Rule for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).
  • 12/14 – Submitted comments to the National Park Service during scoping period on a proposed Property Management Plan covering Green Island, Bow Creek, and Mulberry Bend, located on the Missouri National Recreational River (MNRR).
  • 11/26/14 – Produced recorded webinars detailing macroinvertebrate identification for use with Save Our Streams and Virginia Save Our Streams protocols, as well as a webinar on data entry and retrieval using the Virginia Save Our Streams database. These webinars are available on the League's Web site, the Virginia Save Our Streams Web site, and on the League's YouTube channel.
  • 11/21/14 – Presented a session on Creek Freaks and posters on Virginia Save Our Streams and on Lands Green Waters Clean at the Maryland Water Monitoring Council Symposium. The League's participation in this event resulted in several important contacts, including two potential new Creek Freaks program leader trainings and an article on Creek Freaks in the Environmental Monitor.  
  • 11/20/14 – Co-signed support letter to Senate Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus for inclusion of permanent enhanced conservation tax incentives in any tax extenders legislation considered in the remainder of the 113th Congress. Other signers: Boone and Crockett Club, Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation, Delta Waterfowl, Mule Deer Foundation, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Safari Club International. 
To read about older activities, please see Recent Conservation Activities (PDF).
 
 
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