​Conservation

EPA Strikes First of Two Blows Against Clean Water

The Environmental Protection Agency removed Clean Water Act protections for small tributary streams and millions of acres of wetlands nationwide, weakening protections for water quality, fish and wildlife habitat, and our economy.

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Budget Battle Threatens Conservation Funding for Farmers

A federal budget that doesn't provide much money for agriculture means farmers won't get the funding they need to implement the conservation practices they want.

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Better Management of the Missouri River Would Benefit People and Wildlife

The Army Corps of Engineers is re-committing to smarter management of the river. Solutions that work with nature will reduce flood risk and increase habitat for fish and wildlife. Read more about the new plans.

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​Outdoor Recreation

Shedding Some Light on Our Murky Waters

What's that green stuff floating in the lake? Is it safe for your dog – or for you?

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Tick Tips: Simple Ways to Avoid Tick Bites

Don't let a fear of ticks keep you from spending time outside. Simple preventative measures will help you safely enjoy outdoor recreation this summer.

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Thinking Like a Mountain: Hunting Out Back

The future of conservation depends on young hunters, and young hunters need places to practice.

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