Today is a day for thanks. After decades of half-hearted funding for one of the most successful conservation projects in the country, the Land and Water Conservation Fund will finally have full and permanent authorization and funding after a signature from the President. Passed in the 60s and funded by off-shore oil and gas royalties, … Read more
The Senate voted Wednesday 73 to 25 to pass the Great American Outdoors Act, a bill that permanently and fully funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund and provides money for the growing maintenance backlog on public lands.
By Corey Fisher While the political climate in Washington, D.C. may seem hyper-partisan, there are some issues that bring people together from across the political spectrum. Earlier this year Congress passed the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act, a public lands package that established 1.3 million acres of new wilderness, permanently authorized … Read more