Conservation Currents March 2018

CC March 2018

In this issue

  • IWLA Disappointed in President’s Conservation Budget Request

    Last month, President Trump released his budget request to Congress, highlighting spending priorities of his administration for Fiscal Year 2019. Like last year, his budget proposes debilitating cuts that jeopardize protections for clean air and water, wildlife habitat, and the $887 billion outdoor recreation economy.

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  • Congress To Start Debate on Farm Bill

    The League is working with allies to support full funding for conservation programs, preserve laws that require farmers who receive Farm Bill benefits to have soil conservation plans in place for highly erodible soil and to avoid draining or filling wetlands, and reward farmers who rebuild the health of their soil.

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  • Last Call To Recognize Your Top Volunteers

    Last call to recognize your top Ikes! Nominate members from your chapter for their outstanding work in supporting the League’s mission. It’s easy to do and a great way to show how much you appreciate the work they do for the League.

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  • 2018 National Convention: Getting There Is Half the Fun!

    Thinking about coming to this year's national convention in July but worried about the infamous DC-area traffic? We've got you covered. Check out the travel tips on our convention web page for alternate routes to make your journey a sight-seeing adventure.

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  • Results Matter! Share Your IWLA Successes

    Ikes across the country are achieving great things, whether it's through stream monitoring and road-side clean-ups or youth fishing and other outdoor recreation events. Add it all up, and we'll have a powerful story to share with the media and policymakers. Your results matter!

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